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PHI Latin Texts

Authoritative online version of our texts from the Packard Humanities Institute.

Use the Concordance and Word search features to get a sense of poetic language and style.

Lewis and Short, A Latin Dictionary

Lewis and Short's venerable Latin Dictionary is available online via the Perseus Digital Library.

Along with the Oxford Latin Dictionary, Lewis and Short provides detailed entries with examples from ancient authors. Indispensable for when you need to discuss semantics in detail.


An online tutorial that presents the basics on the most common poetic meter, dactylic hexameter.

Both experienced scanners and novices can benefit from this website, which features illustrations, audio files, and a glossary of technical terms.


Essential Latin Grammar: Clauses

A guide to the most common Latin subordinate clauses, and how to locate and discuss them.

Written by Professor Curley for his Latin courses.  (44k, MS Word format).



Diotima is an interdisciplinary resource for ancient Mediterranean gender studies.

See the Bibliography on women's lives and a web editon of Women's Life in Greece and Rome by M. R. Lefkowitz and M. B. Fant.

Scholarship and Research

Scribner Library Classics Subject Guide

Scribner Library's guide to research in Classical Studies. Useful information on various subdisciplines, such as philology, history, and archaeology.

See the Research Tutorial for guidelines on finding fruitful topics.


TOCS-IN indexes the contents to over 185 Classics, Near Eastern, and Religion journals from 1992 to the present.

Though not the most comprehensive database of scholarship, TOCS-IN can give quick access to recent articles in mainstream journals.

L'Annee Philologique

L'Annee Philologique is a journal devoted to indexing all scholarship on nearly every aspect of Classical Studies in a given year. All research projects in Classics, even undergraduate ones, begin here.

The online L'Annee currently indexs scholarship from 1920 to 2015.

See the Semester Project Page for other research resources.

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