–> A guide to open access data relevant to ancient Near East & Mediterranean studies
Accademia Fiorentina di Papirologia e di Studi sul Mondo Antico
–> Open access papyrological texts from the academy in Florence
–> The Amarna corpus comprises transliterations of the 380 cuneiform tablets found at Tell el-Amarna (ancient Akhetaten) in Egypt. It contains diplomatic correspondence and Akkadian scholarly works from the mid-14th century BC and was kindly donated to Oracc
American Numismatic Society Database
(BSA has: Spring 2005 -) –> The ANS collections database contains information on more than 600,000 objects in the Society’s collections. These include, coins, paper money, tokens, ‘primitive’ money, medals and decorations, from all parts of the world, and all periods.
–> On-line database of the « Bulletin Amphorologique » edited by the Revue des études grecques
Anavathmis –> A project by the Centre for Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, that provides access to original digital applications and research tools for the Humanities.
Ancient Inscriptions of the Northern Black Sea
–> New study of all Ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions originating from the Northern Coast of the Black Sea; and publication of Russian and English critical editions of the inscriptions in print and digital formats
–> Digital library of modern Greek studies from the University of Crete
ARCANE. Associated Chronologies for the Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean
–> The ultimate goal of the ARCANE project is to produce a reliable relative and absolute chronology of the entire Near East based on the synchronization of regional chronologies for the third millennium BC.
–> Series of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. dissertations on archaeology
arxaiologikoktimatologio.gov.gr –> Archaeological cadastre of Greece. Includes data for sites, monuments and archaeological zones. Users can browse an interactive map
Archbase. A site for archaeological data
Archives graphiques et photographiques
–> Photographic and graphics archives of the French School at Athens
Atlas of Roman Pottery
–> Collection of pages on pottery and ceramics in archaeology, principally of the Roman period (1st cent. BC – 5th cent. AD) in Britain and western Europe.
Attic Vase Inscriptions
–> Continues H. Immerwahr’s Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions
AWOL: The Ancient World Online
–> Latest links for Classical Studies and other related subjects
Babylonian calender converter
–> The calendar converter is based on the tables of the Babylonian calendar published in 1956 by Parker and Dubberstein and is valid from 626/25 BCE, the year before the accession of Nabopolassar, until 75/76 CE, i.e. year 386 of the Seleucid Era (SE). Outsi
–> This website reports on the excavations at Berenike by the University of Delaware (USA) and Leiden University (the Netherlands) between 1994 and 2001. Information on recent work done at the site, by the University of Delaware and the Polish Centre of Medi
–> Links to digitised versions of archeology and history of art journals
(BSA has online: 2000 – )
Bibliography of 19th Century (Greece)
–> An e-catalogue. Benaki Museum (in Greek)
Bibliotheca Classica Selecta
–> Classical studies and epigraphy bibliography with annotated links to e-Journals
Blue Guide to EU member state archives
–> Structure, location availability of archive files from the EU Foreign office Ministries
British Academy Portal
–> Access to the British Academy’s directory of online resources in the humanities and the social sciences
British Library digitised manuscripts – 500 landmark
–> The British Library’s Digitised Manuscripts was launched on 27 September 2010. Just over a year on, we have now published online and in its entirety our 500th item.
British Museum collection database
–> Search almost two million objects from the entire Museum collection.
Byzantine Photographs and Fieldwork Collections
–> Black-and-white prints, color transparencies, slides, and negatives of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology from the fourth through the fifteenth century. The emphasis is on materials from Byzantium and neighboring cultures: Italy, Bulgaria, Serbi
–> On-line collections of the French School of Athens. Collected corpus of publications
Canadian epigraphic mission at Xanthos-Letoon
–> Reports and publications, documentary database
Central and Eastern European Online Library
–> Online archive with access to full text PDF articles from 494 humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.
Centre d’Etudes Alexandrines
Pdf collection of rare and ancient books on Alexandria
Checklist of Greek, Latin, Demotic & Coptic Papyri, Ostraca & Tablets
–> Searchable bibliography of all monographic volumes, both current and out-of-print
Corpus Attic Vase Inscriptions
–> Continued by Attic Vase Inscriptions
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum databank
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum II
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum
–> Digitisation project of out-of-print fascicules
The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for Black Sea Studies (2002-2010) online publications
DART-Europe E-theses Portal
–> Access to 186078 full-text research theses from 300 Universities sourced from 19 European countries
Digital Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World
–> From the Foundation of the Hellenic World (Greek and English)
–> Presentation of research documentation from Dikili Tas, Philippi
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
–> Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific & scholarly journals.
–> Digital library of Slovenia: access to articles, journals, manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, sheet music, sound recordings.
Dipylon –> A non-profit organization for the study of ancient topography and the cultural environment through interdisciplinary research on Archaeology, History, Informatics, and Cartography.
Duke Data Bank Of Documentary Papyri (DDPDP)
–> 500 Papyrus volumes hosted by the Perseus project
Eagle – Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy
–> International Federation of Epigraphic Databases under the patronage of Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine – AIEGL
Electronic resources for Classicists. 2nd generation
The Encyclopedia of Ancient History –> A comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, with over 5,700 original entries published since November 2012.
Enkomi Digitisation Project
–> Collaborative effort between the Department of Antiquities, the Open University of Cyprus and the British Museum. This implementation will ensure the preservation of the collection, provide accessibility to objects belonging to the so-called “old collecti
Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg
–> The aim of the project Epigraphic Database Heidelberg (EDH) is to integrate Latin inscriptions from all parts of the Roman Empire into an extensive database. Since 2004 Greek inscriptions from the same chronological timespan are also being entered. It co
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
–> Herzfeld’s archaeological activities including Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Paikuli, and Aleppo, including correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; squeezes of architectural inscriptions and details; and photogra
EThOS – Electronic Theses Online Service
–> Access to UK theses
Facem. Provenance Studies on Pottery in the Southern Central Mediterranean from the 6th to the 2nd c. B.C.
–> Provenance Studies on Pottery in the Southern Central Mediterranean from the 6th to the 2nd c. B.C.
Goussen Library Collection
–> Contains prints in Western classical and modern languages, but predominantly prints in oriental languages such as Syrian, Coptic, Ethiopian, Arabic, Armenian and Georgian languages from the 16th to the 20th century (the focus is on the 18th and the 19th c.
Greek Inscriptions Online –> A website which publishes translations of Ancient Greek inscriptions into Modern Greek.
Guide to Evagrius Ponticus
–> This Guide provides definitive lists of Evagrius’s works, of editions and translations of those works, and of studies related to his life and thought. It includes an inventory of key ancient sources that refer to Evagrius and a display of imagery from the
HdtDep – syntactic dependencies search engine in Herodotus’ Book 1
–> HdtDep is a search engine for a treebank consisting of the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. The treebank is encoded in an XML file based on A. Godley’s Loeb edition (1920), available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States Licence
–> Including ICCROM conservation studies
ICOMOS Open Archive
–> Global archive specialising in the conservation and restoration of monuments, sites and landscapes.
iDAIimages/Arachne (Create account to access materials)
–> Central object database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne
Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica. Natural sciences in archaeology
–> Interests include bioarcheaology (archaeobotany, archaeozoology, archaeogenetics and anthropology), geoarchaeology (petro-archeology, micromorphology) and dating methods in archaeology. We will publish contributions that aim to solve archaeological questi
Ircica Farabi Digital Library – Ottoman Yearbooks collection
Collection of Official Ottoman State Yearbooks (Salname)
Ircica Farabi Digital Library – Voyages in Middle East collection
Selected collection of media about Middle East and its history, culture & geography
Ircica Farabi Digital Library – Voyages in the Balkan Peninsula
J-STOR (BSA & Knossos libraries only)
Arts & Sciences I,II,III,V,VII, VIII, XI –> Interdisciplinary digital archive,1,000+ retrospective journal titles, including the Annual of the BSA. Click on Collection to find individual titles
John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation –> The “Museums Cycle” volumes, as well as other publications of cultural, artistic and historical interest.
L’Année philologique (BSA & Knossos libraries only)–> L’Année philologique, published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. The bibliography is published in print and online. The online database includes all volumes of the annual index, beginning with Volume I published in 1928.
Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy, The
–> A collection of Classical, Christian, Medieval, and Neo-Latin texts
Les Inscriptions de Thespies
–> Inscriptions from Thespies
Leuven database of Ancient books
LiBER –> The Linear B Electronic Resources (LiBER) project, aims to create a complete digital edition of the Linear B documents and to make it available to all scholars interested in the Mycenaean civilisation together with a new search engine for the processing of logosyllabic scripts and Web-GIS functions for the topographical representation of the documents. Currently, the database contains all the Linear B documents from Knossos, Mycenae, Tiryns, and Midea.
LOEB Classical Library online (BSA & Knossos libraries only) Greek and Latin Classical texts represented with accurate English translations.
Macquarie University ResearchOnline: Department of Ancient History
–> Open Access Ancient History at Macquarie University
Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée Jean Pouilloux Atlas du Sites du Proche-Orient
–> Short, authoritative, up-to-date treatments of specific topics in Graeco-Roman medicine and medical thought, with suggestions for further reading or WWW browsing.
MEGA-Jordan. National Heritage Documentation and Management System for Jordan’s Archaeological Sites
–> Geographic information system (GIS) to inventory and manage archaeology sites at a national level
La mission archéologique française de Kition et Salamine –> The French Archaeological mission at Kition and Salamis, Cyprus.
Monuments of the Hittites
–> Interactive map of Hittite monuments
Museum of Underwater Archaeology digital collections
–> The online MUA helps underwater archaeologists and maritime historians present their research on shipwrecks and other sites to the public.
Mycenaean Atlas Project –> An inventory of Mycenaean antiquities.
National Heritage Institute of Tunisia Portal
National Library of Greece, Digital Newspaper Archive
–> Digital collection of Greek newspapers
Near Eastern Archaeology. Dig-it-al NEA
–> Near Eastern Archaeology is pleased to announce its new online venture: Dig-it-al NEA. This online forum features original essays, reviews, and other content to complement the print publication of the journal.
–> Bibliography of Aegean Prehistory and related areas
Nicholas V. Artamonoff Collection
–> 543 photographs taken in Istanbul and five archaeological sites in Western Turkey (Ephesus, Hierapolis, Laodicea on the Lycus, Pergamum, Priene) from 1935 to 1945. The high quality photographs are of great value as they show buildings, sites, and objects
Nomisma.org –> A collaborative project to provide stable digital representations of numismatic concepts according to the principles of Linked Open Data.
–> Annotated bibliograpahy of all numismatics publications by the American Numismatic Society
Oculu-Z. Open source, open data platform for collaborative computer vision technology
–> Software, data and documentation related to 3D reconstruction from digital images. There are many possible ways of generating a 3D model from a series of images. This project focuses on the Structure from Motion (SfM) approach. SfM is an elegant and robus
Open Access Archaeology
–> Open Access Archaeology is a website dedicated to helping people discover and us open access resources in the field of Archaeology.
Open Access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT Open)
–> Full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.Quick and easily location of dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to pub
Opinions of ancient philosophers (Prototype of a collection of all ancient testimonies related to philosophers of greco-roman world)
–> This collection of testimonies aims at collecting in a database the text of the sources related to the so-called presocratic philosophers.
–> Der Neue Pauly – published in print by Metzler Verlag – is the most complete and most authoritative modern encyclopedia of the ancient world currently available. In nearly 20,000 entries it covers two thousand years of history and culture of Greco-Roman Antiquity and the reception of this in the two thousand years that followed. This unique reference work is also available in print and online as Brill’s New Pauly.
Philpapers. Online research in philosophy
–> PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers.
Portale di Archeologia Medievale
–> Portal for medieval archaeology in Italian
PRAGMATA –> A database of all finds from Swedish archaeological excavations in Greece including a collection of all field documentation from the excavations to the archive of the Swedish Institute at Athens.
Searchable Greek Inscriptions. A Scholarly Tool in Progress. The Packard Humanities Institute
–> Inscriptions by Region: Attica (IG I-III) Peloponnesos (IG IV-[VI]) Central Greece (IG VII-IX) Northern Greece (IG X) Thrace and the Lower Danube (IG X) North Shore of the Black Sea Aegean Islands, incl. Crete (IG XI-[XIII]) Asia Minor Cyprus ([IG XV]
Social Change and Cultural Interaction in the Middle Helladic Argolid 2000 – 1500 BC
Suda on line: Byzantine Lexicography
–> Freely accessible, keyword-searchable, XML-encoded database with translations, annotations, bibliography, and automatically generated links to a number of other important electronic resources.
Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online (Brill) –> The Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum systematically collects newly published Greek inscriptions as well as publications on previously known documents. It presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus; it summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents.
The online edition includes all SEG volumes, and will incorporate all future volumes in the series. Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online is automatically updated upon publication of the annual volume.
tDAR. The Digital Archaeological Record
–> International digital archive and repository for data about archaeological investigations, research, resources, and scholarship.
Text Image Linking Environment
–> Web-based tool for creating and editing image-based electronic editions and digital archives of humanities texts.
The Alpheios Project
–> Open source software that helps people learn learn languages as efficiently and enjoyably as possible. Focuses on classical literature in languages no longer spoken, such as Latin and ancient Greek.
The Corinth Computer Project
–> This research project is devoted to the study of the origin, development and evolution of the Roman city of Corinth, Greece. One of the goals of the project is to educate people who are interested in Roman city planning, using the city of Corinth as the
The Cretan Hieroglyphic Texts
–> A web edition of the texts based on CHIC with commentary
The Parthenon Frieze Repository
–> Organized infrastructure of digital content with free access to cultural material
The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project
–> The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP) is a multi-disciplinary, diachronic archaeological expedition formally organized in 1990 to investigate the history of prehistoric and historic settlement and land use in western Messenia in Greece
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Collections Database
–> A portal for the vast range of digital content offered by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Thesaurus Lingua Graeca (TLG ON-Line) (BSA & Knossos libraries only) Register your own username & password OR use: username: bsalibrary & password: bsalibrary – -> A comprehensive digitized collection of literary texts written in Greek from Homer to AD 1453
TIMEA: Travellers in the Middle East Archive
–> “TIMEA is a digital archive of narratives documenting travel to the Middle East published between the 18th and early 20th centuries, along with images and interactive GIS maps. In the initial phase of the project, we are focusing on building a coherent co
–> Table of Contents of interest to Classicists
Travel Literature on Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean 15th-19th centuries
–> Database of Travel Literature on Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean (containing texts and illustrations) from the 15th to the 19th century.
Travels in Southeastern Europe
–> “This project is comprised of texts which were digitized in two groups. The first group contains four accounts of travel in southeastern Europe, each of which contains a significant portion devoted to Bosnia and Hercegovina. The texts were chosen because
Turkish Cultural Foundation –> Information on Archaeological sites in Turkey
Universitaet Wuerzburg open access publications in classical philology and classical studies
–> Open access publications of the university
University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts, Department of Historical Studies doctoral theses database
US Epigraphy Project
–> Enlarged database of some 2,500 Greek and Latin inscriptions in the USA by collection and publication and searching of nearly all of these according to various categories of metadata (language, date, origin, type, material) and bibliographic information.
Virtual World Project
–> Designed for educational purposes, with teachers and students in mind. The project offers two modes for viewing the archaeological sites (Tour and Presentation mode). See the help screens for further information on using the project.
Yale University Art Gallery: Ancient Art Collection
–> Open access database
Yale University Art Gallery: Coins and Medals
–> Open access database
Yale University Center for British Art
–> Open access database
Γενικά Αρχεία του Κράτους
–> Greek State Achives. Holds a growing collection of papers and digital archives from the beginnings of the Greek State..
Εθνικό Αρχείο Διδακτορικών Διατριβών
–> Greek dissertations online
Ελληνικά Λογοτεχνικά Περιοδικά του 19ου και 20ού αιώνα (ΕΛΙΑ) –> Provides full text access to 458 titles of rare Greek periodicals from the 19th and 20th century.
Ευρετήριο Ανθρωπιστικών και Κοινωνικών Επιστημών –> Collects, documents, preserves and provides access to Greek publications in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.
–> Access to selection of Greek philological and literary journals (1834-1930)