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View Resource The Internet Classics Archive

The Internet Classics Archive has recently been extensively updated and more than doubled in size. This premier classical literature resource now offers 375 works by 30 classical authors, in English translation. The complete body of work is attractively and logically formatted for easy and swift browsing. It is supported by a newly improved search engine. The Tech Classics Archive is a...
View Resource Daily Lesson Plan: Fighting the War in Your Head

This Daily Lesson Plan from The New York Times Learning Network offers a fascinating exploration of the work of psychiatrist Dr. Jonathon Shay, whose approach to treating soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder is "part neuroscience, part evolutionary theory, part psychiatric empathy, and part Homer." The lesson plan -- for grades 6-8 and 9-12 -- centers on a recent New York Times...
View Resource Diotima: Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Edited by Ross Scaife of the University of Kentucky and Suzanne Bonefas of Southwestern University, Diotima "serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world." To that end, the two collaborators have placed a number of...
View Resource Aesop’s Fables Online Collection

"Nearly as old as the Olympics, bigger than Dinosaur, older than the Titanic, more complex than Pokemon and more of them than Beanie Babies are Aesop’s Fables," explains Web site creator John R. Long, who offers free access to over 655 Fables with more on the way. The Fables are listed by title and by moral of the story -- many include illustrations and over a dozen are available as audio...
View Resource The Harvard Classics and Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction, 1909-1917

At the turn of the 20th century there was increased interest in bringing the benefits of a liberal arts education to the general public. A number of prominent leaders in the field of education, including such personages as Charles W. Eliot (who was the president of Harvard), edited various works that were thought to stand as representative as the best and most valuable writings down through the...
View Resource Perseus Digital Library

Planning for the Perseus Digital Library began in 1985, and they have made a series of ambitious changes, additions, and transformations over the past several decades. The Library is best known for their coverage of the history, literature, and culture of the Greco-Roman world. They recently unveiled this new website, and it is well worth a look. Along the top of the homepage, visitors will find...