Website On Religion - Topic: Classical civilization and literature - 30 results

"The American Schools of Oriental Research supports and encourages the study of the peoples and cultures of the Near East, from the earliest times to the present. Founded in 1900, ASOR....communicates news of the latest research findings in its publications and through lectures at its Annual Meeting, while its overseas institutes host scholars working in the Middle East. ASOR's book series and journals such as Near Eastern Archaeology and the Bulletin of ASOR, are aimed at both a lay audience and specialist archaeologists, historians, and Biblical scholars."
"Founded in 1996, The American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to further research in, and the teaching of, Greek and Latin epigraphy in North America. The Society fosters collaboration in the field and facilitates the exchange of scholarly research and discussion, both in the public forum and in published form."
"The Center for Late Ancient Studies at Duke University promotes the interdisciplinary study of the culture of the Roman Empire, its neighbors and successors, from the second to the eighth century CE. It was formally established as a center in 2000, as a successor to the Late Ancient Studies Forum."
"The Centre provides a home for Oxford University's epigraphical archive, which includes one of the largest collections of squeezes (paper impressions) of Greek inscriptions in the world, together with the Haverfield archive of Roman inscriptions from Britain, and a substantial photographic collection. The strengths of the epigraphical archive lie in its broad coverage of early Greek inscriptions, Attic epigraphy and the Hellenistic world. Individual sites well represented in the archive include Chios, Samos, Priene, Rhodes, and Samothrace."
This site provides an excellent multi-faceted introduction to the ancient world. The well written introductory essays are accompanied by a chronology, essays, images, Internet links, and electronic texts. Geographical areas covered: Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Islam, Europe.