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Department Resources

Classics Library

The Classics Library (CLASS) is located on the ground floor of Waggener Hall and is entered through Room 1. The collection, with more than 25,000 volumes and 180 journal subscriptions, is designed to support the curriculum and research of the Department of Classics from the undergraduate level through the doctoral level. The Library is strong in classical philology, Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman history, and classical civilization (including art, archaeology, epigraphy, and numismatics).

Summer Program in Classics

The Summer Program, featuring the famous Intensive Greek curriculum, also offers courses in Latin, Classical Civilization and Archaeology.

Joint Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy

The Joint Program coordinates graduate study and research in ancient philosophy, with faculty drawn from both departments. Students receive their degree in either Classics or Philosophy.

Useful Web Links, compiled at UT Classics

Classics Resources: E-Mail Discussion Lists & Blogs; Directories of Electronic Resources; Classics Organizations; Journals; Course Materials: Languages & Literature, Classical Civilizations; General Information

More Classics Resources: Classics & Archaeology Departments; Course Materials: Art & Archaeology; Archaeology Sites; Dissertations; Databases & Digital Repositories

Magistra: Teaching Resources for Assistant Instructors in Latin

Magistra is a resource website and database for instructional material related to teaching Latin.

Important Considerations for UT Classics and Archaeology Students

Prepared by Timothy Moore, Rabun Taylor, and Jennifer Gates-Foster

How to Become a Latin Teacher

Summer Classes for Classicists

Thinking of Graduate School in Classics?

Thinking of Graduate School in Classical Archaeology?

Opportunities for Classics Majors

Scholarships for Classicists

Advising Checklist

Visual Resources Collection

The VRC includes the Classics Slide Library, consisting of approximately 70,000 slides for use by faculty and teaching graduate students.

Our digital image database consists of over 14,000 images in formats appropriate for classroom projection and for Web use. Most of these have been incorporated into the Liberal Arts Digital Archive Services (DASE), which is secured by UTEID.

Ancient Homosexuality Handbook

The Homosexuality in Greece and Rome website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003.

Silver Muse Project

The "Silver Muse" project is a unique resource on the web, spotlighting and facilitating study and research of Roman Imperial poetry. The FASTText assistance from DIIA is developing a PHP environment for it to facilitate the addition of audio files, etc.

The Cicero Homepage

Cicero website with texts, chronology, bibliography, images, and a biography.

Roman Drama Bibliography

Timothy Moore's webpage with information on Drama in the Roman Republic.

Checklist for Latin Prose

Timothy Moore's webpage with a checklist for stylistic analysis of Latin prose

Recommended websites for Latin 506/507

Prepared by Thomas Hubbard

VOCABULARY DRILL

http://www.quia.com/pages/wh2001gold.html
geared to chapters in Wheelock. gives vocabulary quizzes using matching squares and flash cards.

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/latin/wheelock/index.htm
vocabulary crossword puzzles for all 40 chapters of Wheelock. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like Mozilla, Safari, or Firefox.

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/classics/Faculty/Rusten/curr_voc.html
a simple vocabulary list for Chs. 1-17 of Wheelock, organized by parts of speech and conjugation.

FORMS DRILL

http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Ilaria_Marchesi/text/list_exercises.htm
gives sample verbs and nouns to conjugate and decline, after which you can check your answers. geared to chapters in Wheelock.

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/latin/wheelock/index.htm
excellent form and grammar exercises for all 40 chapters of Wheelock. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like Mozilla, Safari, or Firefox.

FURTHER GRAMMATICAL EXPLANATIONS

http://humanum.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/Lexis/Wheelock-Latin
goes chapter-by-chapter and gives more detailed grammatical explanations of the concepts introduced in Wheelock, particularly geared to students who are unfamiliar with English grammatical concepts and terminology.

http://www.slu.edu/colleges/AS/languages/classical/latin/tchmat/wh-prax.html
gives more detailed explanations of grammatical and morphological concepts in each chapter of Wheelock. many sample Latin sentences, especially for Chs. 1-14, 24, 25.

http://www.class.uidaho.edu/luschnig/Latin Grammar/Index.htm
additional discussions of grammatical topics in Chs. 21-40 of Wheelock

http://www3.uncc.edu/classics/latin/glossary.htm
an alphabetical glossary defining grammatical terms, including the many case uses

http://omega.cohums.ohio-state.edu/latin/grammar.htm
grammatical explanations by topic, but not geared to specific chapters in Wheelock

TRANSLATION EXERCISES

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/latin/wheelock/index.htm
Latin sentences for all 40 chapters of Wheelock, with multiple choice English translations. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like SeaMonkey, Safari, or Firefox.

PRONUNCIATION

http://www.wheelockslatin.com/chapters/introduction/introduction.html
introduction to basic principles and audio files with vocabulary for each chapter of Wheelock

http://community.middlebury.edu/~harris/SubIndex/latinbackg.html
intermediate level discussion of Latin pronunciation, including stress accent, reading verse, and Latin's relationship to other languages. not an audio site, like the others in this category.

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~classics/poetry_and_prose/poetry.html
gives audio readings, along with the Latin text, of various Latin poems, including several sections of the Aeneid. performed by various members of the Harvard faculty. A high-speed internet connection is recommended, as these audio files take a long time to download.

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