Perseus Digital Library - A CSLA Library Database

SUBJECTS: Ancient Greek literature, history, art, and archaeology; some ancient Roman literature, history, art and archaeology in progress
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  • Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. A collaborative team from a number of academic institutions has worked together to amass Perseus materials. Over 70 museums have shared pictures of their art objects.
  • Perseus contains over 380 texts in Greek and in translation. Perseus contains the works of Aeschines, Aeschylus, Andocides, Antiphon, Apollodorus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Bacchylides, Demades, Demosthenes, Dinarchus, Diodorus, Euripides, Herodotus, Hesiod, Homer, the Homeric Hymns, Hyperides, Isaeus, Isocrates, Lycurgus, Lysias, Pausanias, Pindar, Plato, relevant parts of Plutarch, Sophocles, Strabo, Thucydides, and Xenophon.
  • Perseus 2.0 contains detailed catalogue entries for 1421 vases, 366 sculptures and sculptural groups, 524 coins, 384 buildings, and 179 archaeological sites.

    Tufts University