Eng 107 — Resources on the web

Below are some helpful resources on the web. Enrolled students should go to the Eng 107 class Moodle site for additional handouts, quizzes, and other resources.

Babylonian epic—Gilgamesh

The Assyro-Babylonian Mythology FAQ

Essay: Storytelling, the Meaning of Life, and The Epic of Gilgamesh

Homer, the gods and the Trojan War

The Trojan War Myth in Ancient Art
— nice images, but can load slowly

Study Guide for Homer’s Odyssey

Study Guide for Homer’s Iliad

Classical Myth: Homepage — background information & visuals on Olympian gods, timeline for ancient Greek history and literature

The Classics Pages: Main Menu — lots of fun, interactive links; try the games!

Odyssey Game

Iliad Game

Classical Drama

Greek Tragedy — information on development of Greek tragedy, focusing on Aeschylus

Didaskalia: Introduction to Ancient Theater  — Excellent source of information on both Greek and Roman stagecraft, everything from theaters to costumes

Ancient Theater database — biographies and introductory materials

Aristotle’s Poetics — online text

The Internet Classics Archive | Poetics by Aristotle — another link to the text; student comments about the text can be accessed through the top of this page; scroll down to find the text

Theatre and Drama — here, check out the theater images, though they’re mixed in with theaters of other periods

Ethics of Greek Politics and Wars 500-360 BC  — background on the Peloponnesian War, relevant for both Euripides and Aristophanes

Plautus and Terence

http://www.theatrehistory.com/ancient/plautus001.html

http://community.middlebury.edu/~harris/LatinAuthors/RomanComedy.html

http://www.usu.edu/markdamen/ClasDram/chapters/141plautus.htm

http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0083.xml

http://www.theatredatabase.com/ancient/terence_001.html

http://www.usu.edu/markdamen/ClasDram/chapters/143terence.htm

Ovid, Virgil and the Roman worldview

Virgil

All about Virgil http://virgil.org/vitae/

http://classics.mit.edu/Virgil/georgics.html

http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/browse-Virgil.html

http://www.hope.edu/academic/ids/171/Aeneid.html

http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/werner_vergil.html

http://www.temple.edu/classics/aeneidho/index.html

http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/Eli/Troy/BbVersion/resources/virgil.html

http://classics.uc.edu/~johnson/epic/study_guide4.html

http://luna.cas.usf.edu/~demilio/2211unit3/vrglcint.htm
Ovid

Structure of Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” — good outline of the episodes

http://gsteinbe.intrasun.tcnj.edu/tcnj/worldlit/ovid.htm

http://etext.virginia.edu/latin/ovid/trans/Ovhome.htm

http://www.stoa.org/diotima/anthology/amores_index.shtml

http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/Latin/Amoreshome.htm

Satire; Horace, Petronius, & Juvenal

http://www.nndb.com/people/845/000087584/

http://www.stoa.org/diotima/anthology/horawillbio.shtml

The Satyricon of Petronius

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/juvenalpersius-intro.asp

End of Rome; Transition to Middle Ages

Boethius

http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/boethius.html

http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/jod/boethius.html

Augustine of Hippo

http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/jod/augustine/

http://www.iep.utm.edu/augustin/

http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/a/augustine/a92c/

Ancient Rome, Latin Literature general sites

http://history-world.org/rome.htm  — International World History Project–World History From The Pre-Sumerian Period To The Present–A Collection Of World History Related Essays, Documents, Maps and Music

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/a_history_of_ancient_rome.htm

http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/asbook09.asp  –Internet Ancient History Sourcebook:  Rome

http://www.roman-empire.net/

Literature

http://www.ancient-literature.com/rome.html

http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/literature/Roman_Poets.htm

http://www.unrv.com/culture/roman-writers.php

http://www.mariamilani.com/ancient_rome/Ancient_Rome_Literature.htm

http://www.theatredatabase.com/ancient/roman_theatre_001.html

http://community.middlebury.edu/~harris/SubIndex/latinauthors.html

Myth

http://www.unrv.com/culture/mythology.php

http://www.pantheon.org/areas/mythology/europe/roman/articles.html

Other Useful Web sites:

Western Oregon University Library Home Page — quick way into online searching, library catalog, some databases, etc.
MLA Style — detailed information on this documentation style; useful for all Humanities classes