Latin Research Project

This page is dedicated to the research projects in Magistra Lum and Magistra Curcio's classes. Resources for all Latin research projects are available here.

Link to Primary Sources:

Perseus Project Greek and Roman Collections: This site lists texts in alphabetical order; it's also easily searchable.

Lacus Curtius: A collection of Latin and Greek primary sources housed by University of Chicago.

 

All areas of Latin research can benefit from these sources:

Encyclopaedia Romana: This is an encyclopedia of all things Roman. Use "Command F" to search for specific terms in this index. 

Images of Rome: High quality images of historic art illustrating Roman places and even some people. Use the search box in the right to find what you need.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: So much here! Roman history and law, primary sources, essays, links to other valuable sources.

World History in Context: This database has lots of easy to use, easy to cite information. If you're off campus, click here for the passwords.

Wilsey Library Book Catalog: Run a few keyword searches on our catalog. You may find a book or two that will help you out. We have lots on Roman history.


For information about Roman places:

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Use the search box in the far right. If that doesn't work, try the Table of Contents on the left, using the dropdowns as needed.

ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World: An interactive site teaching about the connections between locations that appear in Latin primary works.


For information about Roman mythology:

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology: Use the search box in the far right. If that doesn't work, try the Table of Contents on the left, using the dropdowns as needed.

Theoi Greek Mythology: This project includes lots of information of all of Greek mythology, cross-referencing frequently to Roman mythology.


For information about events in Roman history:

Outlines of Roman History: This is a digitized version of an old, old book, but it is easily searchable and includes lots of good information.


For information about Roman individuals:

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An online encyclopedia of Roman rulers and their families.

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology: Use the search box in the far right. If that doesn't work, try the Table of Contents on the left, using the dropdowns as needed.

Salem Press: Type a name in the search box on this database and choose the relevant results. The site looks ugly, but it has a lot of good information. If you need passwords while working off campus, click here.

 

To review MLA citation guidelines use our Citing Sources page.

 

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