Classics

Resources for Students of Classics

Research Resources

Bibliography and Citation Guidelines
This printable document provides instructions when and how to reference both modern and ancient sources in academic writing.
Essay Research Guide
This site provides information on how to find research materials in the University of Winnipeg's library for research essays in Classics courses. It includes links to useful websites as well as call numbers for standard reference works.

Texts and translations online

Perseus
This site provides many of the works of both Greek and Roman authors in the original languages and in translation. It also provides a link to the Duke databank of documentary papyri.
Lacus Curtius
This site provides translations of major Greek and Latin works of importance to the study of Roman history. Original Latin is provided for some authors.

Capitaline Wolf

Bibliographic Databases

L’Année Philologique
This is a comprehensive bibliographic resource for publications in Classics since the early twentieth century. NOTE: You must be a registered student, staff, or faculty member of the University of Winnipeg to be able to gain access through this link.
Diotima
Bibliography specifically related to the study of women and gender in antiquity is available through this site.

Associations

There are many professional associations devoted to furthering our knowledge of antiquity and disseminating research.  Many mount annual conferences (the hosting city varies from year to year), put on dedicated panels at conferences, or host lecture series throughout the academic year.  Many of the associations also offer scholarships or awards to outstanding students, or provide other opportunities for students to advance their studies (the Classical Association of Canada, for example, runs annual, nation-wide translation competitions in ancient Latin and Greek for undergraduate students, in addition to an annual essay writing competition).  Links to the major North American (and local Western Canadian) associations are provided below.  All offer membership to students at reduced annual rates; members receive the associations’ publications, in the form of journals or newsletters.

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