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ASSOCIATE SITES

Abzu: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East Available on the Internet
Edited by Charles E. Jones (Oriental Institute), Abzu is an extensive index of resources on the pre-Islamic civilizations of Western Asia and Egypt.

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet
Edited by Paul Halsall (Fordham University), Byzantium is a course supplement for Byzantine Studies and more.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Edited by Suzanne Bonefas (Associated Colleges of the South/Miami University) and Ross Scaife (University of Kentucky), Diotima features a wide-range of resources for teaching and research on women in the ancient world.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Edited by Anthony F. Beavers (University of Evansville), Exploring Ancient World Cultures is a general textbook project dedicated to the ancient Near East, ancient India, ancient Egypt, ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, early Rome and medieval Europe.

Kirke: Katalog der Internet-Ressourcen für die Klassische Philologie aus Erlangen
Edited by Ulrich Schmitzer (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Kirke (in German) is an extensive index of internet sites relating to the classical periods of Greece and Rome.

The Labyrinth: A World Wide Web Server for Medieval Studies
Edited by Deborah Everhart and Martin Irvine (both of Georgetown University), The Labyrinth has become the standard starting point for Medieval Studies on the internet.

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
Edited by Beau A.C. Harbin (The Catholic University of America), NetSERF is a subject-oriented index of medieval resources available on the Internet and includes an extensive hypertext glossary of general medieval terms.

The Perseus Project: An Evolving Digital Library on Ancient Greece
Edited by Gregory Crane (Tufts University), The Perseus Project is a growing database containing a vast array of information including texts, lexicons, images and maps on ancient Greece.

Rassegna degli Strumenti Informatici per lo Studio dell'Antichità Classica
Edited by Alessandro Cristofori (University of Bologna), the Rassegna (in Italian) is a gateway to resources for the classical periods of Greece and Rome.

Romarch: Roman Art and Archeology
Edited by Pedar Foss (DePauw University) and supported by the University of Michigan, Romarch is a wide-ranging index of resources on ancient Italy and the Roman world.


OTHER RELATED SEARCHING TOOLS

The Bryn Mawr Reviews
The Bryn Mawr Reviews consist primarily of book reviews in their respective areas. Each has its own search engine: you may search the Bryn Mawr Classical Review or the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Diotima, an Argos Associate (see above), uses GlimpseHTTP to allow users to search the Diotima bibliographies. A separate, but related project, Women's Life in Greece and Rome, an anthology of primary texts, also uses GlimpseHTTP to search the anthology.

The Duke Papyrus Archive
The Duke Papyrus Archive allows users "electronic access to texts about and images of 1,373 papyri from ancient Egypt." It uses Excite for Web Servers to search the archive.

Gnomon Online
Gnomon is an on-line bibliography of resources relating to the classical world. It provides several search tools, including a title and author search and a search of the "Thesaurusanzeige". Users in a hurry may find it easier to begin with the Quick Start Guide. Also on-line is an internet version of Inscriptiones Latinae Eystettenses (last update 95,000 inscriptions).

Hippias: Limited Area Search of Philosophy on the Internet
Hippias is Argos' younger sibling in using the limited area search engine (LASE) technology developed at the Unviersity of Evansville. It uses the same system of peer-review that Argos uses to limit the range of responses to philosophy-related resources.

The Labyrinth: A World Wide Web Server for Medieval Studies
The Labyrinth, an Argos Associate (see above), uses Excite for Web Servers to search the entire site.

Nestor: Bibliography of Aegean Prehistory and Related Areas
This site "allows the search of the collected Nestor bibliographies from 1957 until 1995. These include almost 23,000 entries in the bibliography, with reviews to be added soon." The search mechanism allows for both a simple search and a detailed search.

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
NetSERF, an Argos Associate (see above), uses a simple search engine to search the entire site.

ORB On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies
The ORB project, an initiative to create an on-line textbook with both primary and secondary resources, includes its own search engine.

The Perseus Project: An Evolving Digital Library on Ancient Greece
The Perseus Project, an Argos Associate (see above), includes several of its own search engines that provide access to information not covered by Argos: English Index to the Database, Greek Word Search of Primary Texts, English Word Search of the Liddell, Scott and Jones Greek Lexicon, Art and Archeology Indices, Browser for Architecture, Coins, Sculpture, Sites, and Vases, The Encyclopedia Subject Index, and All Primary Texts (Greek and English).

TOCS-IN
The TOCS-IN project "archives the tables of contents of over 150 journals of interest to classicists." The project provides a search engine so that you may search the TOCS-IN archives.
See also
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