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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.

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.

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)

'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).

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.

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

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)

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.

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)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Diotima
"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.

Exploring Plato's Dialogues: A Virtual Learning Environment on the World-Wide Web
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).

Gnomon Online
"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.

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

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

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.

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.

The Megiddo Expedition from the Institute of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University
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).

The Megiddo Expedition from Pennsylvania State University
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).

The Megiddo Expedition 98 from Pennsylvania State University
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).

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

TOCS-IN
"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.

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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