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"Ad Hoc is a faculty-library initiative to support and coordinate resources relating to the history of Christianity at Yale University. While some of the elements of this site are only locally accessible, most are available through the Internet and are intended to serve a larger audience. The purposes and expected uses of materials accessed through this site are educational and scholarly."
"The Duke Papyrus Archive provides electronic access to texts about and images of nearly 1400 papyri from ancient Egypt. The target audience includes: papyrologists, ancient historians, archaeologists, biblical scholars, classicists, Coptologists, Egyptologists, students of literature and religion and all others interested in ancient Egypt." This excellent site is one of the leading examples of how artifacts from the ancient world can be brought onto the "information superhighway."
This site offers a general introduction to Orthodox iconography, with extenstive information about painters, schools, subjects, and historical developments. Maintained at Rollins College.
"The purpose of this website is to enable the visitor to re-discover and experience the beauty and deeper meaning of (Orthodox) Byzantine Icons, the visual and spiritual treasures of the Eastern Orthodox Church. The site provides easy access to 4000 ancient & medieval byzantine icons, frescoes & mosaics, ordered by country of origin, and to a further 7000 contemporary byzantine icons & frescoes ordered by iconographer. Furthermore, a wealth of information is available to aid (better) understanding byzantine icons."
Offers information about the history and meaning of Orthodox icons, and the craft of icon painting. Maintained by iconographer Bob Atchison.