Core Resources

Oxford Classical Dictionary

Continuously-updated encyclopedia to all aspects of classical antiquity. 5th ed. 2016-.

Perseus Digital Library

Texts of the major Greek and Latin authors linked to dictionaries, English translations and commentaries.

L'Annee Philologique

Main index to the scholarship of classical studies published in all languages in both books and journals.

Library of Latin Texts - Series A

Texts of Latin literature spanning the Classical, Patristic, Medieval, and Neo-Latin periods.

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)

Texts of Greek literature from Homer (8th century BCE) to the fall of Constantinople (1453 CE).

Oxford Bibliographies: Classics

Annotated bibliographies of the most recent and authoritative classical scholarship.

Loeb Classical Library

Online access to all of the in print volumes of this major series of Greek and Latin texts with facing translations.

Supplementary Resources

Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina

Full text--minus forewords, textual apparatus, and indices--of editions of texts from the Latin series of the Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum.

Brill's Jacoby Online

Online edition of F. Jacoby's monumental Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Parts I-V, providing Greek text, English translation, commentary and bibliography.

Brill's New Pauly

English version of an important German encyclopedia of the ancient world. Divided into 2 sections: Antiquity, which covers the ancient world of Greece and Rome, and the Classical Tradition, which covers the history of classical scholarship. Also available in German.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Full-text book reviews covering all aspects of classical scholarship.

Cambridge Ancient History

Authoritative history of the ancient world presented in downloadable PDF chapters.

Cambridge History of Classical Literature: Greek Literature, Appendix of Authors and Works

Detailed bibliographies of editions, translations, commentaries and important secondary literature of the major Greek authors.

Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

Offers reference to the classical world and its literary heritage. Based on the Oxford Companion to Classical Literature. Edited by Margaret Howatson and Ian Chilvers.

Corpus medicorum Graecorum/Latinorum

Full-text access to all but the most current editions of this important series of classical medical texts, including prefatory material, apparatus, translations and commentary.

Database of Latin Dictionaries

Full-text access to 10 medieval, early modern and modern Latin dictionaries with search results linked back to the Library of Latin Texts.


Free software that provides access to a locally loaded copy of Liddell & Scott's Greek dictionary and Lewis and Short's Latin dictionary. Also can be used as an interface for the PHI CD-ROMs.


Online resources for the study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World.


Projekt Dyabola provides access to the multilingual and regularly updated Archaeological Bibliography, containing book, article and web-based citations from 1956 to the present based on acquisitions at notable archaeological institutes in Europe. Additional resources related to ancient art, archaeology and history are also available. Once in, check the box at the top "activate IP access and press Start".

Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Covers the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE., extending to all Mediterranean civilizations, including the Near East and Egypt.

Gnomon Online

Indexes journals in classical philology, ancient history, and archaeology. Based on the journal Gnomon: Kritische Zeitschrift fur die gesamte klassische Altertumswissenschaft. A good supplement to L'Annee Philologique since it provides more recent citations.

Greek Inscriptions

Ongoing database of Greek inscriptions taken from a wide range of publications.

Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online

Lexicon of the most important languages and language branches of Indo-European, including Latin, Greek, Slavic, Proto-Celtic, Old Frisian, Armenian, Hittite, Luvian, the Iranian verb and Proto-Nostratic. (Proto-Germanic and Persian are forthcoming)

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

Provides biographical information, bibliography and discussion of each grammarian, including the Greek text of preserved fragments.

Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Provides a survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects. Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: Classics

Critical editions of Latin texts with commentaries and translations, many of which linked to the Oxford Latin Dictionary.

Patrologia Graeca

Greek texts relevant to the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings through the Council of Florence in 1439.

Patrologia Latina

Texts of Latin Church Fathers from Tertullian (200 CE) to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. All prefatory material is included as well as the critical apparatus and indexes.Five large textbases produced by Chadwyck-Healey are available to Princeton users from both the Chadwyck-Healey LION service and the SSP service at the University of Michigan. You may find that you get better results if you use LION to search some textbases and the SSP to search others. If one service is not working, try the other. Feel free to try the same search in both services and to send your comments by e-mail to LION and the SSP.Bear in mind that LION offers many more resources than SSP and that only LION currently supports cross-textbase searching. If you want to search all LION textbases to which Princeton subscribes, or a subset of them, you should use the LION Search texts page. A list of LION textbases to which Princeton subscribes is also available.English Verse Drama DatabaseLION ServiceSSP Service


Descriptive database of Greek manuscripts hosted by the Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes.

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (English-Latin)

Elementary English-Latin dictionary.

Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (Latin-English)

Elementary Latin-English dictionary.

Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum

Database of published Greek inscriptions, providing the complete Greek text and critical apparatus of new inscriptions as well as summaries of new readings, interpretations, and studies of those previously known.

Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL)

Comprehensive Latin dictionary whose detailed entries cover texts from antiquity to approximately 600 CE and include the etymology and later linguistic development of each word.


Tables of contents of the major journals of classical scholarship. Convenient source for browsing the most current journal literature.

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