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26 October 2000
Review of LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World
Reviewer: L. J. Swain
Author: Bill Thayer
Description: A large site containing a catalog of Roman web sites with checked links, brief descriptions of the site, and other information about the sites in the catalog.
29 August 2000
Review of 'Ain Ghazal Excavation Reports: Symbols at 'Ain Ghazal - Volume 1
Reviewer: Jeffrey R. Zorn
Authors: Denise Schmandt-Besserat, editor, with Gary O. Rollefson and Zeidan Kafafi. (Specific authors are indicated for individual articles.)
Description: An informational Web site about the figural remains from Neolithic 'Ain Ghazal (Jordan).
15 August 2000
Review of Intermediate Latin: An Online Supplement to Intermediate Latin
Reviewer: James S. Ruebel
Authors: Minaz Fazal, coordinator, with Stephen Beall, David George, and Ann Raia.
Description: A Web site intended to complement the reading of specific Latin texts frequently used in the second-year curriculum.
1 August 2000
Review of Classical Mythology: History, Legends & Influences
Reviewer: Diana Wright
Authors: Not stated.
Description: An interactive CD-ROM for use with either PC or Macintosh computers, concerning Greek and Roman mythology.
26 July 2000
Review of three web sites about Megiddo
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Authors: None stated.
Description: This review looks at three sites featuring Megiddo: one from the Institute of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University (The Megiddo Expedition) and two from Pennsylvania State University (The Megiddo Expedition 98 and The Megiddo Expedition).
23 June 2000
Review of Ostia - Harbour of Ancient Rome
Reviewer: Lisa A. Hughes
Authors: Internet Group Ostia (IGO) with Dr. Jan-Theo Bakker and Dr. Michael Heinzelmann (co-webmasters) and Mr. Gerard Huissen (web maintenance)
Description: A web site devoted to Roman Ostia.
25 May 2000
Review of Perseus: Starting Points Section
Reviewer: Gary Romano
Authors: Gregory Crane (editor-in-chief) and others
Description: Perseus is an electronic collection of texts, art, and other materials about the ancient world, with some works of the Renaissance. The Starting Points section provides a sampling of the resources available on the site.
24 May 2000
Review of DigMaster
Reviewer: Nancy Serwint
Authors: Paul F. Jacobs (site editor), Christopher Holland (site designer), and Joe D. Seger.
Description: An archaeological database of excavated material from the eastern Mediterranean (Israel and Cyprus), focusing on terracotta figurines and sculpture from the Persian/Classical periods with some material from Iron Age II.
2 May 2000
Review of The American Numismatic Society (ANS) Web Page
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou
Web Master: Sebastian Heath
Description: The home page for the ANS which offers information on its activities, publications, and numismatic holdings, as well as databases of its collections and library, a numismatic bibliography and a list of numismatic web-sites.
2 May 2000
Review of Presveis: International Coinages in Antiquity
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou
Authors: Yannis Touratsoglou, Ute Wartenberg, Vasso Pennas, Kenneth Sheedy, and Yannis Stoyas with contributions by others.
Description: An informative web site in progress concerning the powerful "international" coinages from antiquity to the present.
18 March 2000
Review of Mythology: The Great Myths of Greece and Rome
Reviewer: Barbette Stanley Spaeth
Editors: Alessandra Arezzi Boza, Stefania Cantini, Filippo Melli, and Simona Ricci
Description: A CD-ROM for use with the Windows operating system containing a selection of Greek and Roman myths related to both gods and heroes.
9 February 2000
Review of AICT: Art Images for College Teaching
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Author: Allan T. Kohl
Description: A web site of selected images organized into five groups (Ancient World, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, 18th through 20th Century, and Non-Western Culture)
31 January 2000
Review of Exploring Plato's Dialogues
Reviewer: J. J. Mulhern
Editor: Anthony F. Beavers, general editor, with the assistance of Christopher S. Planeux and others
Description: An information web site, with links to other sites, concerning the Platonic dialogues (Classical Greece).
28 January 2000
Review of Romans
Reviewer: Brad Eden
Author: None stated.
Description: An interactive CD-ROM that is an educational adventure set in the provincial town of Sapientum, in the second century A.D.
21 January 2000
Review of De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Reviewer: James P. Holoka
Editorial Board Director: Richard D. Weigel; system administrator: G. Ginty
Description: This website aims to provide biographical and historical information about Roman emperors in both the East and the West from Augustus through Constantine XI Palaeologus.
16 November, 1999
Review of Capitolium.org: the Imperial Forums
Reviewer: Lisa R. Brody
Author: site created and maintained by the Cultural Heritage Department of the Municipality of Rome; contributions by Dr. Silvana Rizzo and others.
Description: An informational web site about the Imperial Fora of Rome and the current program of archaeological research being conducted there.
18 October, 1999
Review of Pseira. A Bronze Age Seaport in Minoan Crete. Introduction to the Site
Reviewer: Aleydis Van de Moortel
Author: Philip P. Betancourt
Description: A multi-media CD-ROM with images, short essays, and sound, providing an introduction to the art and archaeology of Pseira, a small Bronze Age seaport in eastern Crete.
September 21, 1999
Review of Vroma: A Virtual Community for Teaching and Learning Classics
Reviewer: John F. Donahue
Project Staff: Suzanne Bonefas, Michael Arnush, Kenneth Morrell, Barbara McManus
Description: A virtual forum for teaching and learning Latin and ancient Roman culture and an informational web site of on-line resources with links to other sites.
31 July 1999
Review of Diotima: Materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world.
Reviewer: William Hutton
Authors: Created by Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife. Currently maintained by Scaife with Diane Arnson Svarlien as editor of the "Anthology" section and Celia Luschnig for "De feminis Romanis." Numerous others have contributed original materials.
Description: Assorted material related to women and gender in the ancient world, including bibliography, course materials, primary texts in translation, electronic publications, graphics, and links.
5 July 1999; original review 28 April 1999
Review of ABZU: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East Available on the Internet
Reviewer: Karen S. Rubinson
Editor: Charles E. Jones
Description: A group of indices to web resources on the Ancient Near East, as well as many which cover the ancient Mediterranean world (Paleolithic through Islamic) with hot-links to the cited sites.
15 May 1999
Review of Adventures in Fugawiland
Reviewer: Susan C. Jones
Authors: T. Douglas Price and Anne Birgette Gebauer.
Description: A computerized simulation of an archaeological project from research design through regional survey, site selection, excavation, and data analysis.
7 May 1999
Review of POxy : Oxyrhynchus Online
Reviewer: R.L. Hunsucker
Authors: Concept: Dirk Obbink; produced and maintained by: Gideon Nisbet; with the cooperation of: Revel Coles, Peter Parsons, and Charles Crowther.
Description: An informational website about, and providing images of, Greek papyri of the Ptolemaic, Roman and early Byzantine periods, from Oxyrhynchus in Egypt
2 May 1999
Review of House of Ptolemy
Reviewer: Marjorie Venit
Author: Adam D.Philippidis
Description: A personal web site of annotated links
20 March 1999
Review of PSEIRA: A Minoan Site in Eastern Crete
Reviewer: Les Cole
Author: Philip P. Betancourt
Description: A multi-media CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Minaon site of Pseira intended for general audiences.
5 March 1999
Review of Delos: A Database of Archaeological Images
Reviewer: Kevin Glowacki
Authors: Hervé Duchêne and Stéphane Girerd. English language edition by Nicholas K. Rauh, Rhys F. Townsend, and John C. Bednar.
Description: An educational CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Greek archaeological site of Delos through a collection of archival photographs.
12 February 1999
"Freedom of Bibliography" - Combined Review and Comparison of Diotima, Gnomon Online, and TOCS-IN
Reviewer: Linda Jones Roccos
Authors: Diotima - Ross Scaife and Suzanne Bonefas; Gnomon On-Line - Jurgen Malitz and Gregor Weber; TOCS-IN - Philippa Matheson and Robert Morstein-Marx
Description: A comparison and review of 3 online bibliographic sites.
20 January, 1999
Review of Theban Mapping Project
Reviewer: Marissa R. Schlesinger
Authors: Text - Dr. Kent R. Weeks, Director of the TMP, Edwin Brock, Walton Chan, Marcie Handler, Melissa Zabecki; Illustrations - Walton Chan, Susan Weeks; Photography - Francis Dzikowski, Edwin Brock; Additional photo credits - John Ross for Ballooning Over Thebes, David Wallace for mummy of Ramesses II, The British Library for Burton's diary; Coordinator, site design - Brendhan Hight; Graphic design - Second Story, Walton Chan; Technical consultancy - Webdata Internet Business Center, John Bex, Hans van den Berg.Dieter Hagedorn, James Cowey and Renate Ziegler
Description: An informational Web Site about the Theban Necropolis of Egypt and a site report for the ongoing excavation of Theban Tomb KV5
14 December 1998
Review of Theodor Mommsen, Römisches Staatsrecht Band 1-3. on CD-ROM
Reviewer: Markus Sehlmeyer
Author: Theodor Mommsen
Description: Mommsenıs Staatsrecht. Reproduktion der 3. Aufl. Leipzig 1887, on CD-ROM
3 August 1998
Review of Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis der griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens
Reviewer: Roger Bagnall
Authors: Dieter Hagedorn, James Cowey and Renate Ziegler members
Description: An informational web site concerning Greek papyri from Egypt
27 July 1998
Review of Personal Web Sites
Reviewer: J. Penny Small
Authors: Various Authors
Description: Personal Web Sites
22 July 1998
Review of Çatalhöyük: Excavations of a Neolithic Anatolian Tell
Reviewer: Harrison Eiteljorg, II
Authors: Ian Hodder, Anja Wolle and various other authors.
Description: an informational Web site with material about the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in the Near East (Turkey)
8 July 1998
Review of Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua
Reviewer: Richard Hamilton
Author: Lee Pearcy
Description: an informational Web site about medicine in antiquity (Classical through Hellenistic)
23 June 1998
Review of The Ancient City of Athens
Reviewer: John Oakley
Authors: Kevin T. Glowacki and Nancy L. Klein
Description: An informational web site about ancient Athens (Bronze Age through Classical) with links to other sites
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