Research Resources

Inter Libros

Inter Libros is an interactive research guide for classics and medieval studies research, created by Harvard College librariansin collaboration with Harvard faculty and departments.

Epigraphische Datenbank

This site contains a database that records almost all Latin inscriptions, with texts presented without abbreviations and completed where possible.

Glyptoteket (Online Collection)

Digital access to a collection that consists of works of art and artifacts from the beginning of history in Mesopotamia, Egypt of the pharaohs, ancient Greece, Etruria and the Roman Empire—around the entire Mediterranean, as well as French and Danish art of the 19th century.

Houghton Library

Digital access to images and information from the library's online collections, including digital papyri, manuscripts, and more. (Filter search by selecting "Available Online.")

The Getty Search Gateway

Allows users to search across several of the Getty repositories, including collections databases, library catalogs, collection inventories, and archival finding aids.

Münzkabinett Numismatic Collections Online

Online catalogue allows you to browse through holdings reaching from the beginning of coinage in the 7th century B.C. to 21st century Euros, and to create your own virtual collection.

HISTOS—The Online Journal of Ancient Historiography

Publishes articles and notes on all aspects of ancient historiography and biography (including Jewish historiography, the Gospels and later Christian material) and of in-depth reviews of recent publications in the field.

Louvre Museum: Atlas database of exhibits

A comprehensive database of all the works exhibited in the museum—some 30,000 items—including images and accompanying explanatory texts compiled under the authority of the museum curators.

The Digital Classicist Wiki

A hub for scholars and students interested in the application of humanities computing to research in the ancient and Byzantine worlds that collects guidelines and suggestions of major technical issues, and catalogues digital projects and tools of relevance to classicists.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston (Online Collections)

Digital access to the Art of the Ancient World collection that ranks among the premier encyclopedic collections in the world, with over 83,000 works of art from Egypt, Nubia, the Near East, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, and Anatolia.