The ultimate purpose of the Museum is to acquire the best modern works of art. The collection is comprehensive; included are architecture and design, films and media, drawings, photographs, painting and sculpture, and prints and illustrated books.
Successor to RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art), this rich resource covers the current literature of European art from late Antiquity to the present, and American art from the European discoveries to the present.
In formation since 1870,
the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of
art from all aournd the world, ancient through modern times. About 6,500
objects—highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as
the entire Department of European Paintings and the entire Department of
American Paintings and Sculpture—can be accessed online.
Somewhat dated (1995), but still useful, this work provides a bibliography of almost 27,000 annotated citations, selected from the best scholarship in all fields of history. The two volumes are invaluable to scholars beginning research on unfamiliar topics or researchers needing comparative evidence from other areas or periods.
LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America for people living in Latin America as well as others around the world who have an interest in the region. LANIC has become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students and private and public sector professionals.
A collection of the writings of Greek and Latin authors found at PA3611-PA3612 (Greek authors) and PA6156 (Latin authors) on the 5th Floor. Provides original text paired page by page with an English translation. Find books in these series by doing an "Advanced Search" in WebCat, searching for "Loeb Classical Library" as a series, and limiting by author.
The standard reference for Classical Latin from its beginnings to the end of the 2d century AD. Includes words for literary and non-literary sources with brief etymological notes and quotations illustrating usage.
Textkit is the Internet's largest provider of free and fully downloadable Greek and Latin grammars and readers. With currently 146 free books to choose from, Greek and Latin learners have downloaded 648,431 grammars, readers and classical e-books. There are also many other areas of Textkit which can help you learn Greek and Latin.
Subtitled: An Annotated Guide to the Best Translations of the Greek and Latin Classics into English. This work is dated (1930), but remains useful. Translations especially recommended are starred. Annotations vary, with evaluative information, quotations from reviews, and bibliographic information. Includes an appendix dealing with the Apostolic Fathers.
A gateway to web resources in all areas of classical studies, arranged under six headings: literature; philosophy and science; history; art history and architecture; linguistics and philology; general.
TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online (about 15%).The Toronto-based database project began to archive current tables of contents in 1992, and now contains ca. 185 journals, and over 45,000 articles
An interdisciplinary resource on women and gender in the ancient Mediterranean. The site is searchable, and includes bibliographies, translated texts, essays, and images. It has full-text links to articles in Hekman Library's JSTOR collection.
The Classics Collection of the (now) broader Perseus Project contains extensive and diverse resources including primary and secondary texts, site plans, digital images, and maps related to the Greek and Roman world.
This massive nearly 50-page bibliography directs students of Christian worship to general theological resources on worship; introductory, historical, and theological resources for worship study; and worship design resources.
This is a free sheet music website for choral musicians. There are a myriad of contributors and editors, and the content follows a wiki model. Content includes original texts with sources and translations; cross indexing of choral music by musical genre, period, and number and voicing of choral parts; composer information; description and performance considerations (in some cases); and lastly, contents of collections of choral music.