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Ancient Cities and Sites:

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.
Date of Review: 16 November, 1999.
Description: An informational web site about the Imperial Fora of Rome and the current program of archaeological research being conducted there.

Review of three web sites about Megiddo
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Authors: None stated.
Date of Review: 26 July 2000
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).

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)
Date of Review: 23 June 2000
Description: A web site devoted to Roman Ostia.

Archaeological Excavations:

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.)
Date of Review: 29 August 2000
Description: An informational Web site about the figural remains from Neolithic 'Ain Ghazal (Jordan).

Review of Çatalhöyük: Excavations of a Neolithic Anatolian Tell.
Reviewer: Harrison Eiteljorg, II.
Authors: Ian Hodder, Anja Wolle and various other authors.
Date of Review: 22 July 1998.
Description: an informational Web site with material about the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in the Near East (Turkey).

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.
Date of review: 5 March 1999.
Description: An educational CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Greek archaeological site of Delos through a collection of archival photographs.

Review of DigMaster.
Reviewer: Nancy Serwint.
Authors: Paul F. Jacobs (site editor), Christopher Holland (site designer), and Joe D. Seger.
Date of Review: 24 May 2000.
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.

Review of three web sites about Megiddo
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Authors: None stated.
Date of Review: 26 July 2000
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).

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)
Date of Review: 23 June 2000
Description: A web site devoted to Roman Ostia.

Reviews of PSEIRA: A Minoan Site in Eastern Crete (2 reviews available).
Reviewer: Aleydis Van de Moortel (18 October, 1999).
Reviewer: Les Cole (20 March 1999).
Author: Philip P. Betancourt.
Description: A multi-media CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Minaon site of Pseira intended for general audiences.

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.
Date of review: 20 January, 1999.
Description: An informational Web Site about the Theban Necropolis of Egypt and a site report for the ongoing excavation of Theban Tomb KV5.

Photographic Resources:

Review of The Ancient City of Athens.
Reviewer: John Oakley.
Authors: Kevin T. Glowacki and Nancy L. Klein.
Date of Review: 23 June 1998.
Description: An informational web site about ancient Athens (Bronze Age through Classical) with links to other sites.

Review of Delos: A Database of Archaeological Images.
Reviewer: Kevin Glowacki.
Authors: Authors: Hervé Duchêne and Stéphane Girerd. English language edition by Nicholas K. Rauh, Rhys F. Townsend, and John C. Bednar.
Date of review: 5 March 1999.
Description: An educational CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Greek archaeological site of Delos through a collection of archival photographs.

Review of DigMaster
Reviewer: Nancy Serwint
Authors: Paul F. Jacobs (site editor), Christopher Holland (site designer), and Joe D. Seger.
Date of Review: 24 May 2000
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.


Ancient Government:

Review of Theodor Mommsen, Römisches Staatsrecht Band 1-3. on CD-ROM.
Reviewer: Markus Sehlmeyer.
Author: Theodor Mommsen.
Date of review: 14 Dec 1998.
Description: Mommsenıs Staatsrecht. Reproduktion der 3. Aufl. Leipzig 1887, on CD-ROM.


Ancient Philosophy:

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.
Date of Review: 31 January 2000.
Description: An information web site, with links to other sites, concerning the Platonic dialogues (Classical Greece).


Ancient Science and Technology:

Review of Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua.
Reviewer: Richard Hamilton.
Author: Lee Pearcy.
Review date: 8 July 1998.
Description: an informational Web site about medicine in antiquity (Classical through Hellenistic).


Interactive Resources:

Review of Classical Mythology: History, Legends & Influences
Reviewer: Diana Wright
Authors: Not stated.
Date of Review: 1 August 2000
Description: An interactive CD-ROM for use with either PC or Macintosh computers, concerning Greek and Roman mythology.

Review of Romans.
Reviewer: Brad Eden.
Author: None stated.
Date of Review: 28 January 2000.
Description: An interactive CD-ROM that is an educational adventure set in the provincial town of Sapientum, in the second century A.D.


Numismatics:

Review of The American Numismatic Society (ANS) Web Page.
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou.
Web Master: Sebastian Heath.
Date of Review: 2 May 2000.
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.

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.
Date of Review: 2 May 2000.
Description: An informative web site in progress concerning the powerful "international" coinages from antiquity to the present.


Papryology:

Review of Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis der griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens.
Reviewer: Roger Bagnall.
Authors:Dieter Hagedorn, James Cowey and Renate Ziegler.
Date of review: 3 August 1998.
Description: An informational web site concerning Greek papyri from Egypt.

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.
Date of review: 7 May 1999.
Description: An informational website about, and providing images of, Greek papyri of the Ptolemaic, Roman and early Byzantine periods, from Oxyrhynchus in Egypt.


Research Aids and Tools:

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.
Date of review: 28 April 1999; revised 5 July 1999.
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.

Review of The American Numismatic Society (ANS) Web Page.
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou.
Web Master: Sebastian Heath.
Date of Review: 2 May 2000.
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.

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.
Date of Review: 21 January 2000.
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.

Review of DigMaster
Reviewer: Nancy Serwint
Authors: Paul F. Jacobs (site editor), Christopher Holland (site designer), and Joe D. Seger.
Date of Review: 24 May 2000
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.

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.
Date of review: 31 July 1999.
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.

"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.
Date of review: 12 February 1999.
Description: A comparison and review of 3 online bibliographic sites.

Review of House of Ptolemy.
Reviewer: Marjorie Venit.
Author: Adam D. Philippidis.
Date of review: 2 May 1999.
Description: A personal web site of annotated links.

Review of LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World
Reviewer: L. J. Swain
Author: Bill Thayer
Date of Review: 26 October 2000
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.


Teaching Aids and Tools:

Review of AICT: Art Images for College Teaching.
Reviewer: Judith de Luce.
Author: Allan T. Kohl.
Date of Review: 9 February 2000.
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).

Review of Adventures in Fugawiland.
Reviewer: Susan C. Jones.
Authors: T. Douglas Price and Anne Birgette Gebauer.
Date of review: 15 May 1999.
Description: A computerized simulation of an archaeological project from research design through regional survey, site selection, excavation, and data analysis.

Review of Classical Mythology: History, Legends & Influences
Reviewer: Diana Wright
Authors: Not stated.
Date of Review: 1 August 2000
Description: An interactive CD-ROM for use with either PC or Macintosh computers, concerning Greek and Roman mythology.

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.
Date of Review: 31 January 2000.
Description: An information web site, with links to other sites, concerning the Platonic dialogues (Classical Greece).

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.
Date of Review: 15 August 2000
Description: A Web site intended to complement the reading of specific Latin texts frequently used in the second-year curriculum.

Review of LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World
Reviewer: L. J. Swain
Author: Bill Thayer
Date of Review: 26 October 2000
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.

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.
Date of Review: 18 March 2000.
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.

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)
Date of Review: 23 June 2000
Description: A web site devoted to Roman Ostia.

Review of Perseus: Starting Points Section
Reviewer: Gary Romano
Authors: Gregory Crane (editor-in-chief) and others
Date of Review: 25 May 2000
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.

Review of Personal Web Sites.
Reviewer: J. Penny Small.
Authors: Various authors.
Date of Review: 27 July 1998.
Description: Personal Web Sites.

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.
Date of Review: September 21, 1999.
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.



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