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Ancient Greek Research

Welcome to History Link 101's Ancient Greek Research Page. Here you will find excellent links to Greek history, original texts, link sites, mythology, philosophers, and timelines.  History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.


Greek Archaeology Very extensive with detailed explanations of major archeological sites in Greece.
        Visual = 5   Content = 5    G5000

  Ancient Greeks Large site from History Link 101 which includes, daily life, education, culture, life around town, warfare, careers and more.
        Visual = 5   Content = 5    G5010

Ancient Greek Overview and one page summaries of early Greek Cultures of Aegean, Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean Cultures
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5020

Development of Democracy in Ancient Greece One page summary.
        Visual = 2   Content = 4    G5050

Concise History of Greece Series of essay on the major periods of Greek History.
        Visual = 1   Content = 5    G5060

Greek gods,  goddesses and heroes Very complete essays on each god and goddess including marriages, affairs and decedents.  Links to all are at bottom of page.
        Visual = 5   Content =5  G5080

History of Macedonia Large body of information.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5100

History Channel on Greece Videos and images from History Channel.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5 G5110

Historical Time Periods One page detailing major time periods with brief descriptions of each with links to more information on each period.
        Visual = N/A  Content = 5    G5120

History of Athens One page essay on the history of this great city
        Visual = 3   Content = 5    G5130

Reference on Sparta History
            Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5140

Penn Museum of Ancient Greece By the Archeological Department at the University of Pennsylvania site with over 50 one page summary of various topics related to the Greeks.
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5150

Account of the Persian Wars One page with maps, illustrations and descriptions of Persian Wars.
        Visual = 4   Content = 4    G5160

Major Wars in Ancient Greece One page which details six major wars in Greek history.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5170

Trade in Ancient Greece One page with map.
        Visual = 3   Content = 4    G5180

Thirteenth Video Clips Thirteen video clips about ten minutes in length from the History Channel.
        Visual = 5   Content = N/A    G5190

Yale Open Course on Ancient Greece Intro course on subject that includes a large download of class materials and also can see lectures on youtube.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5200

Original Text 

Persus Catalog Search engine to provide systematic catalog access to at least one online edition of every major Greek and Latin author.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5210

Athenian Constitution  
        Visual = N/A Content = 5  G5220

Original Text of Greco-Roman Authors Over 50 Greek and Roman authors' text translated online, including famous Greek philosophers.   G5240
        Visual = N/A Content = 5

Iliad Online Complete text; no links.   
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5250

The Odyssey Online Complete text; no links.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5260

Links to Classical Hyper Text Excellent link page to translations of original Greek Text by many famous authors.  Good research resource.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5270

History of Herodotus
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5280

The History of the Peloponnesian War This is by Thucydides.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5290

History of Acropolis and Partheon in Athens. This is a one page summary.
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5300

Gutenburg Project Over forty e-books with some in the original greek, a couple of audio books are also in the collection.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5310

Greek Sacred Texts Over Thirty original texts.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5320

Last Days of Socrates Site designed for first year philosophy students to read works about Socrates.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5340

Eight Primary Source Areas For Ancient Greece near the middle of the page.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5350

Link Sites

Large Link Page from Fordham   G5230
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Links by Categories One page organized links.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5350

Search Page for Perseus Very large and complete Ancient Greek site with lots of information and images. 
        Visual = N/A  Content = 3    G5360

Large link Page with limited explanations 
        Visual = N/A   Content = 3    G5370
Art History Resources Large well maintained page of art resource by Christopher Witcombe with links to free content images on the right of the page.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5400

Link Page Ancient Greece Large one page on many subjects but also has many dead links.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 3    G5410

Best History Sites Link Page
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5420

Essays on Ancient Greece

Essays on Ancient Greeks Over sixty essays on topics of history, theory, divination, hymns, and poetry of the ancient Greeks.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5430
Greeks View of the Stars Overview of the Greek's thoughts on the stars in reference to geometry.
       Visual = 2 Content = 4   G5440

Mr. Donns History Page Large collection of essays for younger students.
        Visual = 2   Content = 4    G5450

Ancient Greece Large collection of essay on Ancient Greece.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5480

Greek History One page history from Fordham.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5490


Greek Mythology Includes gods, goddesses, heroes and major stories from Greek mythology.
        Visual = 5   Content =5  G5520

Family Tree of the gods Has brief descriptions of each starting with Chaos.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5530

Family Tree of gods, Zeus Consorts list, Descendant of Promthesus from encylopidia Mythica.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5540

Greek Mythology One page survey of mythology including historical text records and has links on the left side to twenty-five pages of Greek gods, heroes and stories.
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5550

Greek Mythology Dictionary Over six hundred entries on Greek Mythological characters from Encyclopedia Mythica.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5560

Philosophers and others

Overview of Greek Philosophies and Schools of Thought Compiled by Portland State University.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5570

Ancient Greek Philosophy One page concise description of Philosophical time periods and thought in Ancient Greece.
        Visual = N/A   Content = 5    G5580

Greek Thinkers One page summary.
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5590

Other Web Sites

Greek Museums Alphabetic listing of museums in Greece. Can also be sorted thematically.
        Visual = 2   Content = 5    G5600

Six Major Archeological Sites With descriptions and illustrations.
        Visual = 3   Content = 5    G5610 

Greek Act ivies for Young Students Coloring pages, crafts, short stories and much more.
        Visual = 4   Content = 3    G5620

Greek Clip Art over 200 black and white images.
        Visual = 5   Content = N/A    G5630

Time Line

Cross Cultural Time Line Excellent page showing all major cultures and major events!!
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    G5640
Timeline of Western Philosophy
        Visual = N/A Content = 5   G5650

Timeline with Short Essay of each time period Written for junior high and high school students. 
        Visual = 3 Content = 3  G5660    

Timeline of Greek Art with links to significant pieces.
        Visual = 4   Content = 5    G5670

Timeline of Olympic Games
        Visual = N/A   Content = 4    G5690

Time Periods of Greece With short descriptions of each period.
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