LINKS TO THE HUMANITIES
    

A Web Directory
    
Academic & Arts Links to Humanities Subjects in the General Humanities Field

     

in www.CollegeHumanities.org

See also the online Humanities textbook Experiencing the Humanities.
     

           

A Humanities Project at Inver Hills College, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

                   

                 

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LINKS TO THE HUMANITIES

                      

QUICK CLICK: You may go to the humanities subjects below by clicking on them or by scrolling down.

               

WHAT'S IN
THIS WEB?

          
General Sites
  
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Africa
America, Ancient

America, Colonial
      -Modern
Architecture
Art
(Visual/Sculptural)
Asia and Australia

Chronologies     
Cultural Diversity

Dance 
Egypt, Ancient

Europe, Ancient

Europe, Medieval 
Europe, Baroque-
     Modern
General Sites
Greece,
      Classical
Historical Periods

History & 
       Archeology
India
Literature     
Mexico, Ancient

Medieval Age

Mesopotamia

Middle Ages

Middle East, 
       Ancient
Middle East, 
      Modern
Museums & Art

Music

Mythology

Pacific Islands
Philosophy

Religion

Renaissance

Rome, Classical
Theater

BY ERA/TIME PERIOD

        

1. ANCIENT (30,000 BC-400 BC):

Africa, Ancient     
America, Ancient
  
Asia & Australia   
Egypt, Ancient     
Europe, Ancient
     
India, Ancient   
Mesopotamia
     
Middle East,
    
Ancient

Pacific Islands    

        

2. CLASSICAL (500 BC-500 AD):      

Asia & Australia  
Classical Greece
     
Classical Rome
Europe, Ancient
India, Classical

Pacific Islands

      

3. MIDDLE AGES (400-1400)  

   

4. RENAISSANCE (1300-1600)  

   

5. MODERN: (1450-present): See, to the right, "By Humanities Discipline" and "By Region or Country."    

OTHER LISTINGS: See, to the right,  "By Select Alphabetized Subjects."  

BY AREA OF HUMANITIES

        

Anthropology

Archeology
Architecture     
Art
(Visual, Sculptural, et al.)    
Cultural Diversity
   
Dance 
General    
History

Literature
     
Music     
Mythology
     
Philosophy
     
Religion
  
Theater   

     

BY REGION
OR COUNTRY

       

America, Ancient 
America, Colonial-Modern
    
Africa, Ancient
     
Asia & Australia
Egypt, Ancient     
Europe, Ancient
     
Europe, Medieval 
Europe, Modern
  
Europe, Renaissance
General
Greece, Classical   
India, Ancient & Classic

Mexico, Ancient 
Mesopotamia
          
Middle East-Ancient 
Middle East-Modern
    
Pacific Islands  
Rome, Classical

BY ALPHABETIZED
SELECT  SUBJECTS

A

Africa, ancient 
America, ancient America,
Colonial-Modern
American cult. 
    diversity

Anthropology

Archeology

Architecture     
Aristotle

art  

Arthur, King
Asia 
Athens

Atlantis
Australia

B

baroque

books
bog people

C

catacombs, 
     Roman

cathedrals

cave art, 
 
 
Paleolithic 

China  
chronologies

cities, ancient 
   urban

cities, sacred

Classical 
   Period 
Classics  

Cleopatra
creation stories

crosses

Cultural
   Anthropology

cultural 
   diversity
cuneiform 
 
  writing 

D

dance
dark ages
Dead Sea scrolls

diversity

E

Egypt, Ancient
encyclopedia 
     online

Enlightenment

Ethnology

Europe, ancient Europe, 
 
medieval 
Europe, 
  modern  
Europe, 
  renaissance
Experiencing
   Hum. textbk.

F

G

general sites 
gods/goddesses 
Greece 

H

history
historical periods

holidays, sacred

humanities

Humanities  
   textbook

I

India, ancient
India, modern

J

K

King Arthur

L

"Links to
     Diversity"

literature

M

Machiavelli

medical humanities

medieval
Mesopotamia   
Mexico, ancient
Michelangelo

middle ages
Mid. East, ancient
Middle East, modern
miscellaneous

monuments

museums
music
mythology

N

Native Amer.

Near East

O

Odyssey

Oedipus, King

P

Pacific Islands
painting
Paleolithic cave art

philosophy
plague

Plato

plays

Q

R

ragtime music
religion
renaissance
Rome, 
   classical

S

sacred  sites/spots

Salem witches

sculpture
statues
Stonehenge

sun

T

textbk.:
     Experiencing

textbooks: other
     Hum.
theater

U

V

Vikings

W

Web sites, other

witches, Salem

X

Y

Z

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Chapters of Subjects
(Alphabetized)
      

                 

     
 GENERAL
     

 

Web Textbook: Experiencing the Humanities

 

Web Sites

Alternative Theories of Ancient Times: http://www.atlantisrising.com/  
Ancient & Medieval Searches: http://argos.com (?) 
Ancient Times
: www.ancient-times.com 

Ancient Urban Cities in India/Pakistan: Mohenjo-daro, http://www.mohenjodaro.net/.  Harappa, http://www.harappa.com

The British Museum's History of World Cultures: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html 
Children--"History for Kids":
http://www.historyforkids.org 

"Collapse"--Why do civilizations collapse?" http://www.learner.org/exhibits/collapse/  

Encarta Encyclopedia Online: http://encarta.msn.com 
"Global Gateway--World Culture & Resources": www.loc.gov/international

Holidays: www.diversityatwork.com/div_calendar.html, www.candlegrove.com (ancient origins), www.merry-christmas.com, www.akhlah.com/holidays/hanukkah/Hanukkah.asp, www.OfficialKwanzaaWebsite.orgwww.ort.org/ort/hanukkah/index.html, http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/index.htm (Christmas around the world), 
Humanities: http://www.humanities-interactive.org
Humanities councils in individual states: http://www.neh.fed.us/whoweare/statecouncils.html   
Humanities Texts (Books etc.): http://www.hti.umich.edu/, Experiencing the Humanities
Humbal Humanities Hub, United Kingdom: http://www.humbul.ac.uk/
Medical Humanities: http://endeavor.med.nyu.edu/lit-med/medhum.html
National Geographic magazine: http://nationalgeographic.com  
NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities--federal): http://www.neh.fed.us/    
NEH subject list of humanities Web sites: http://edsitement.neh.gov/subject_categories_all.asp   
Questia: http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=5&D=e7explrg   
ThinkQuest Libraries, created by teachers & students: http://www.thinkquest.org/library.html  

United Nations: http://www.un.org

 

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 AFRICA
(See also "ANCIENT EGYPT.")
     

  

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu, http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html    

 

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Art: See "ART."

Art--African, Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org/collection/african.html
Art:
www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/archive/longsteps/default.htm 

"Collapse"--Why do civilizations collapse?" http://www.learner.org/exhibits/collapse/  

Creation Myths: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
"Cycles--African Life Through Art"
: http://www.ima-art.org/cycles/.

Egyptian & Saharan: http://www.mythinglinks.org/afr~egy~links.html  
Gods & Goddesses: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Museum Collections
about Ancient/Traditional Africa: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."

National Museum of African Art: www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html 

Sierra Leone, West Africa: Sierra Leone
Sub-Saharan
: http://www.mythinglinks.org/afr~subsahara.html  
    

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 AMERICA (North & South), ANCIENT
     

 

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu, http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html    

 

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Arctic: http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic  
Art
: See "ART."

Art--Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org/collection/ancient-americas.html
Canada, Aboriginal Cultures
: www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/nad/    

"Collapse"--Why do civilizations collapse?" http://www.learner.org/exhibits/collapse/  

Creation Myths: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Folklore
: www.americanfolklore.net  
Gods & Goddesses
: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Indian
: See "Native American" immediately below.

Mesoamerican Cultures: http://www.mesoweb.com
Mexico, Aztecs & Maya
: www.demon.co.uk/mexuk/meet-mex/, www.mayaruins.com   
Museum Collections about Ancient America: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."

Native American (American Indian): Photos of early Alaskan Indian dwellings.  Field Museum: http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/our-collections (Click on "Anthropology," then "America," "Mesoamerica," "North America," or "South America.")  Harvesting Hopi--www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/exhibits/north-south-east-west/hopi/.   Totem Poles: www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/totempoles.

The Sport of Life and Death--The Mesoamerican Ballgame: www.ballgame.org/main.asp 
    

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 AMERICA (North & South), COLONIAL TO MODERN
     

   

General: www.ushistory.org, http://earlyamerica.com, http://greatbuildings.com 

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American Treasures in the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/

Arctic: http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic  
Ben Franklin
: www.pbs.org/benfranklin, www.ushistory.org/franklin/index.htm, www.benfranklin2006.org, http://earlyamerica.com/lives/franklin/chapt1  
Canada, Aboriginal Cultures: www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/nad/    

Conquistadors: www.pbs.org/conquistadors/ 

Salem Witch Hysteria: www.nationalgeographic.comn/features/97/salem.   
Mesoamerican Ballgames
: www.ballgame.org 
Thanksgiving
: www.plimoth.org/Library/Thanksgiving/firstT.htm     

  

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 ANTHROPOLOGY
     

    

General: http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/collections (anthropology), http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/cultural-anthropology/collections (cultural anthropology, ethnology)

  

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 ARCHITECTURE
     

    

Textbook: See textbook chapter "Elements of the Arts" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

 

General: www.perseus.tufts.edu/art&arch.html, http://www.greatbuildings.com, www.sacredsites.com     

 

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7 Wonders of the Ancient World: www.cleveleys.co.uk/wonders/sevenwondersoftheworld.htm   

Asian--Medieval/Ancient Chinese and Japanese: http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia/architecture

Archeology: http://www.archaeology.org  

Baroque (European): http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2000/baroque/splash.htm  

Building through the Ages: www.dallashomebuilders.org/home-building-through-the-ages

Catacombs, Christian: www.catacombe.roma.it/welcome.html  
China, the Forbidden City
: www.fieldmuseum.org/forbiddencity/ 

Chinese Home: http://www.pem.org/yinyutang/ (merchant's home built 200 years ago; now is in USA)

Cities, Sacred: www.pitara.com/magazine/features/online.asp?story=13 (Banaras the Eternal City), www.sacredsites.com/final40/613.html (Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet), www.ptolomy.com/expedition/peru-history/machu-picchu1.html (Machu Picchu), http://ali.sdc.uwo.ca/splendor3.html (The Splendor of Persia)    
Greek
: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/acropolis.html (Acropolis),  www.geocities.com/selinunte.geo/doric/doric.html (Doric Temple) 
English Churches and Cathedrals:
http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm, http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm (Durham Cathedral and Castle) 
French Churches and Cathedrals
: http://www.beloit.edu/~arthist/historyofart/gothic/chartrescath.htm (Chartres)
Gothic Architecture: www.knight.org   
Gothic Cathedrals: http://www.newyorkcarver.com/cathedrallinks.htm

India, Monuments
: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Louvre, Architecture of: http://www.louvre.fr (click on "Virtual Tour")   

Mark Twain House: www.marktwainhouse.org (unusual architecture)
Mayan
: www.mayaruins.com  

Mexico, Aztecs & Maya: www.demon.co.uk/mexuk/meet-mex/  
Middle Ages/Medieval: http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
 (Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture),   
     
http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm (English Churches and Cathedrals)
     http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm (Durham Cathedral and Castle)
     http://www.students.dsu.edu/brashier/gargoyles/gargoyle%20history.htm (Gargoyles)
     http://www.newyorkcarver.com/cathedrallinks.htm (Gothic Cathedrals)
    
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM (glossary)
     www.opapisa.it (Leaning Tower of Pisa)
     See also "Middle Ages/Medieval" in the category "Architecture."
Modern: http://hudson.acad.umn.edu/surprises/index.html (Weisman Art Museum)
Ramses II, Two Monuments (in Fr.): http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/thebes/fr/index.html
Renaissance & Baroque: www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/colls/arh102/ 
Roman architecture: http://harpy.uccs.edu/roman/html/roman.html,
http://rome4u.com (See list of museum and architecture web pages on left.)
Sacred Places: www.arthistory.sbc.edu/sacredplaces  
Stonehenge: www.arthistory.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/stonehenge.html
U.S., modern: www.building-america.org (The National Building Museum)

  

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 ART: See "MUSEUMS & ART."
     

   

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ASIA & AUSTRALIA
     

   

General: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html  (Asia), http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/pacific/pacific.html (Pacific Islands), http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/asia/collections,

 

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Ainu, indigenous people of Japan: http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/features/ainu/index.html  

ART--See "Museums & Art."
ART--Chinese
, Los Angeles County Museum of Art:  http://www.lacma.org/collection/chinese.html

Australia, indigenous people of: www.dreamtime.net.au    
China, the Forbidden City: www.fieldmuseum.org/forbiddencity/ 

Chinese Home: http://www.pem.org/yinyutang/ (merchant's home built 200 years ago; now is in USA)

Confucius/Confucianism: http://library.thinkquest.org/19053   
Himalayan Art: www.himalayanart.org.  Virtual museum and international database   

India, Culture (Art, Philosophy, Religion, etc.): http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm.  Vedic astrology: http://vedic.indastro.com        
 

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CULTURAL DIVERSITY
(American Contemporary and Traditional Diversity Groups)
     

   

Textbook: See textbook chapter "Society and Culture" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

 

General: See Links to Cultural Diversity (http://www.richard.jewell.net/LinksToDiversity.htm).

  

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 DANCE
     

   

General: 

 

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New York City Ballet: www.nycballet.com

Video Diary and Written Notes of New Kennedy Center Dancer: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/marthagraham/

 

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 EGYPT, ANCIENT
     

   

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu, http://www.mythinglinks.org/afr~egy~links.html, www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html, http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web)

 

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Art: See "ART."
Cave of Lascaux
: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/        

Cleopatra: www.fmnh.org/cleopatra  
Creation Myths
: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Gods & Goddesses
: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
History
: http://www.ancient-egypt.org/history/index.html

Jewelry: http://www2.sptimes.com/Egypt/Artifacts/Artifacts.9.html, http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~ancient/jewel.htm
http://www.eternalegypt.org/

Pyramids: PBS web site http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/

Museum Collections about Ancient Egypt: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/egypt/egypt.html, www.emuseum.mankato.msus.edu/prehistory/egypt.index/shtmlwww.museum-tours.com/museum/index.htm, www.fieldmuseum.org/eternalegypt/     
Mummification: www.osirisweb.com/egypt/mummy.htm 
Mythology: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."
Ramses II, Two Monuments (in Fr.): http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/thebes/fr/index.html

 

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EUROPE, ANCIENT (Middle & Northern)
     

   

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu,  www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html, http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web), http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/europe/collections (Ancient Europe)

 

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Art: See "ART."
Bog People
: www.bogpeople.org    
Creation Myths: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
France, Great Archeological Sites
: http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/en/index.html     
Gods & Goddesses: (early Artemis) http://www.fjkluth.com/artemis.html#Defi.  

See also the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Museum Collections
about Ancient America: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."
Paleolithic Cave Art: http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/

Rome: http://rome4u.com (See list of cultural web pages on left.)
Romanian Life along the Danube, 4500 BC: http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/harsova/en/index.html 
Stonehenge: www.arthistory.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/stonehenge.html, http://www.sacredsites.com/europe/england/stonehenge.htmlhttp://www.celticattic.com/contact_us/the_celts/stonehenge.htmhttp://witcombe.sbc.edu/earthmysteries/EMStonehenge.htmlhttp://www.encyclopedia.com/html/s/stonehen.asp, http://www.britannia.com/history/h7.htmlhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/default.asp?wci=MainFrame&URL1=http%3A//www.english-heritage.org.uk/, www.goin2travel.com/articles/complete-guide-to-stonehenge.html 
default.asp%3FWCI%3DNode%26WCE%3D8391

Venus of Willendorf: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/willendorf
  

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 EUROPE, MEDIEVAL--See "Middle Ages" below.
     

   

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 EUROPE, BAROQUE-MODERN
     

 

General: 

 

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Baroque Architecture: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2000/baroque/splash.htm    

Baroque & Renaissance Architecture: www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/colls/arh102/ 
Baroque Museum Collections, General:: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Florence: www.vacationidea.com/florence
France, Ministry of Culture (in French): http://www.culture.gouv.fr

Holocaust:

     University of Minnesota Holocaust Visual History Archive, http://www.lib.umn.edu/vha/about.html

     http://www.yale.edu/gsp/: Yale University Genocide Studies Web site

     www.ushmm.org: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online

Italy: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/burckhardt/burckhardt.html (textbook), http://rome4u.com
    

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 GREECE, EARLY AND CLASSICAL
     

   

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu
    www.museum.upenn.edu/Greek_World/Index.html

    www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html 
    www.ancientgreece.com 
   
http://harpy.uccs.edu/greek/  (?)

    http://www.usask.ca/antiquities (Museum of Antiquities)

    http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web)

 

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Aeneid by Virgil: http://classics.mit.edu/Virgil/aeneid.html 

Archimedes: www.mcs.drexel.edu/~crorres/Archimedes/contents.html
Architecture: www.arthistory.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/acropolis.html (Acropolis),             
    www.geocities.com/selinunte.geo/doric/doric.html (Doric Temple) 
Aristotle, The Athenian Constitution: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.htmlwww.lep.utm.edu/a/aristotl.htm, http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/aris.htm

     http://www.rit.edu/~flwstv/aristotle1.html  
Art
: See "ART."

Art & Culture: www.ancientgreece.co.uk/
Athens, Golden Age of
:
www.thatsgreece.com/online/section.asp?section=4
Chronology of Ancient Greece, 3300-30 BCE: http://eawc.evansville.edu/chronology/grpage.htm
Creation Myths: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/creation.htm  
Daily Life in Ancient Greece: http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/Greeklife.html  
Gods & Goddesses (see also "Mythology"): www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/gods.htm  
Iliad by Homer:
www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2199, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad (description of sections in Wikipedia)

Literature & Theatre: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html 
Lysistrata by Aristophanes: http://eserver.org/drama/aristophanes/lysistrata.txt or http://www.pecosdesign.com/lys/script.html (newer).  See also http://www.pecosdesign.com/lys/school.html (Lysistrata Project).
Museum Collections about Ancient Greece: www.culture.gr/2/21/toc/museums.html  
Mythology (also see above: "Creation Myths" and "Gods & Goddesses): www.entrenet.com/~groedmed/greekm/ody.html.  See also the major section "MYTHOLOGY."
Music: www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (listen to ancient Greek songs), www.shelby.net/eallison/greek/greekmusic.html (history)

Odyssey (sequal to the Iliad, above) by Homer:http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/odyssey.html (MIT--modern-language prose), https://records.viu.ca/~johnstoi/homer/odysseytofc.htm (VIU--modern-language poetry),  http://pd.sparknotes.com/lit/odyssey/ (SparkNotes--19th-century poetry), www.ellopos.net/elpenor/greek-texts/ancient-greece/homer/odyssey.asp (Ellopos--19th-century prose w/ads), www.enotes.com/odyssey-text/book-i (E-Notes--19th-century prose).
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
: a readable & printable contemporary trans. at http://classics.mit.edu/Sophocles/oedipus.html and http://www.enotes.com/oedipus-trilogy-text/oedipus-king (trilogy)
Plato: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/9313/plato/, http://www.plato.evansville.edu/public/burnet/ch2.htm (possibly without the "www")
Sophocles, Antigone: http://classics.mit.edu/sophocles/antigone.html     
Sophocles, Antigone, notes on: www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~taxias/antigone  
Theoi Project: www.theoi.com 
Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html 

 

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HISTORY & ARCHEOLOGY
     

   

("History & Archeology" here does not offer URLs for individual historical events or archeological sites.  Rather, it offers URLs about history and archeology as a humanities discipline, significant humanities histories, and significant historical documents and archeological Web sites in the humanities.  For histories and archeologies involving specific eographical locations, peoples, and events, see other listings of those subjects, or go to http://chnm.gmu.edu/assets/historyweb/historyweb.php?function=find&Keyword= or http://www.archaeology.org.)

 

Textbook: See the textbook chapter "History" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

 

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Archeology: http://www.archaeology.org, www.perseus.tufts.edu/art&arch.html 

Archeology Web Sites:  http://www.archaeology.org/magazine.php?page=wwwarky/wwwarky ("The WWWorld of Archeology")

Art History: www.arthistory.sbc.edu, http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html 
Ancient Literature
: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient
Classics: http://classics.mit.edu
Games: www.gamecabinet.com/history  
Homer
: www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (Homeric singing)
Machiavelli
: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/machiavelli/prince.txt (The Prince--full text)
    
www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm (philosophy of)
Slavery, American
: http://www.memory.loc.gov ("Voices from the Days of Slavery" voice recordings, Library of Congress)

Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html 

 

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HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGIES
     

 

http://eawc.evansville.edu/chronology/  
http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web)
  

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 INDIA, ANCIENT AND CLASSICAL
     

 

General: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     

       

Mughal Empire: www.mughalindia.co.uk/room.html  

Taj Mahal: www.mughalindia.co.uk/room.html  

Ancient Urban Cities in India/Pakistan: Mohenjo-daro, http://www.mohenjodaro.net/.  Harappa, http://www.harappa.com

                                 

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LITERATURE
     

   

Note: For literature from Shakespeare through modern and contemporary times and related subjects, see (click here for) "Links to Literature" (www.umn.edu/home/jewel001/LinksToLiterature.htm).   

 

Textbook: See textbook chapters "Literature--the Language Art" and "Performing Arts" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

ANCIENT THROUGH MID-RENAISSANCE LITERATURE:

 

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Ancient Literature: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient, http://classics.mit.edu
Aristophanes, Lysistrata: http://eserver.org/drama/aristophanes/lysistrata.txt 
Boccaccio, The Decameron: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/decameron/decameron.html 
Chaucer, Canterbury Tales: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/chaucer/chaucer.html 
Classics: http://classics.mit.edu
Homer: www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (Homeric singing)
India
: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Machiavelli: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/machiavelli/prince.txt (The Prince--full text)

     www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm (philosophy of), www.classicallibrary.org/machiavelli
     www.marxists.org/reference/archive/machiavelli/biography.htm; and
     www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm

Medieval Illuminated (illustrated, hand-painted) Manuscripts:
     http://www.clues.abdn.ac.uk:8080/besttest/alt/comment/best_toc.html (12th c. Aberdeen Bestiary)
     http://www.bnf.fr/enluminures/aaccueil.htm (14th c.)
     http://www.hmml.org/sights.html (Hill Monastic Library, St. John's College, Collegeville, Minnesota),   
     http://humanities.uchicago.edu/images/heures/heures.html (Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry),
     http://www.dubois.ws/people/paul/kells/ (Irish Book of Kells) 
Montaigne, Essays: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/montaigne/montaigne.html 
Poetry: "World’s premier online recordings of poets reading their work” - http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/home.do

Sophocles: Antigone, http://classics.mit.edu/sophocles/antigone.html; Oedipus Rex,  readable & printable contemporary trans. at  http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/4979/oedipus.html. www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~taxias/antigone (notes on Antigone)

Virgil, The Aeneid: http://classics.mit.edu/Virgil/aeneid.html 
 

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MIDDLE AGES/MEDIEVAL TIMES
     

 

General: www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/middleages.html 
     http://orb.rhodes.edu/ 
     http://labyrinth.georgetown.edu/ 
     http://www.netserf.org/
 
     www.byu.edu/ipt/projects/middleages/LifeTimes/ 
     http://historymedren.about.com   
    
http://historymedren.about.com/mbody.htm

 

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Anglo-Saxon/Old English: http://www.georgetown.edu/cball/oe/old_english.html (texts, translating, art, coins, ms. pages, et al.) 
Apparel
: www.ceu.hu/medstud/manual/SRM/ ("Dress, Jewels, Arms and Coats of Arms")
Architecture:
http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm (English Churches and Cathedrals)
     http://faculty.smu.edu/sshepher/med.htm (Durham Cathedral and Castle)

     http://www.students.dsu.edu/brashier/gargoyles/gargoyle%20history.htm (Gargoyles)
     http://www.newyorkcarver.com/cathedrallinks.htm (Gothic Cathedrals)
    
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM (glossary)
     www.opapisa.it (Leaning Tower of Pisa)
     www.pitt.edu/~medart/ ("Images of Medieval Art and Architecture")   
Art: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHmedieval.html  
    
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM (glossary)
Black Death: See "Plague."
Books, Primary & Secondary
(see also "Illuminated Manuscripts"):
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html
Bubonic Plague
: See "Plague."
Crusades: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm   
Early Middle Ages Museum
: www.roma2000.it/zmumedio 
Gothic Architecture: www.knight.org   
Gothic Culture:
www.elore.com/Gothic  
History: http://historymedren.about.com/mbody.htm (easy reading)
Illuminated (illustrated, hand-painted) Manuscripts:   
     http://www.clues.abdn.ac.uk:8080/besttest/alt/comment/best_toc.html (12th c. Aberdeen Bestiary),
     http://www.bnf.fr/enluminures/aaccueil.htm (14th c.)
     http://www.hmml.org/sights.html (Hill Monastic Library, St. John's College, Collegeville, Minnesota)
     http://humanities.uchicago.edu/images/heures/heures.html (Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry)
     http://www.dubois.ws/people/paul/kells/ (Irish Book of Kells) 

Islamic & Christian Spain, Early Middle Ages: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm   
Joan of Arc:
www.newadvent.org www.elore.com/Gothic

King Arthur: Historical person, www.kingarthursknights.com/arthur/legendary.asp.  
    History of legend, http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/middleages/topic_2/welcome.htm.  
    History of Malory book and Caxton edition, www.legends.dm.net/kingarthur/malory.html.  
   
Le Morte Darthur—Sir Thomas Malory’s full-text, 1470 A.D. story—in nine “books,”     
    http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/Mal1Mor.html. 

    Illustrated, larger-text version of same book, http://www.mysticrealms.org.uk/malory/.   
   
Synopsis of T.H. White’s The Once and Future King,
    http://www2.netdoor.com/~moulder/thwhite/toafk_a.html.  

    Synopsis and preview of John Steinbeck’s The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights,

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374523789/102-0703361-9320917.
Museum Collections, General:: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Music: http://academics.vmi.edu/english/med_midi.html
 (hear 14th c. music)
     http://www.pacificnet.net/~garyrich/subtilior/ (hear late-med. music)
     http://www.music.princeton.edu/chant_html/ (Gregorian chant, no audio)
    
www.medieval.org/emfaq/beginlst/renaiss.htm (sources)

Plague: www.byu.edu/ipt/projects/middleages/LifeTimes/Plague.html 
     www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/3757/dance.htm 
     www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/g2601/0010/2601001069/print.jhtml 
     http://historymedren.about.com/library/bldeath.htm  
     http://historymedren.about.com/library/weekly/aa040498.htm 
     www.ibiscom.com/plague
     www.insecta-inspecta.com 
     www.larrythecrocodile.com/history.htm 
     www.needham.mec.edu (or "...mcc.edu")
Religious Communities, Women: http://matrix.bc.edu/
Starting a Research Paper on....:
http://orb.rhodes.edu/  
Vatican Exhibit: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html  (variety of treasures)
Vikings: www.mnh.si.edu/vikings/start.html, http://infoweb.magi.com/~allan/vikhist.htm, www.amnh.org/exhibitions/vikings/ship.html, http://beyond.landsend.com/viking/ship/vi_orig_ships.html, www.mariner.org/age/, www.gamecabinet.com/history/Hnef.html, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/
Women in....: http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/subjects/women/women.html
     http://matrix.bc.edu/ (women's religious communities)
     http://www.haverford.edu/library/reference/mschaus/mfi/mfi.html  ("Medieval Feminist Index")

 

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MIDDLE EAST/MESOPOTAMIA, ANCIENT (See also "MIDDLE EAST, MODERN.")
     

   

General: http://eawc.evansville.edu, www.mesopotamia.co.uk (British Museum),  http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/neareast/near.html
 
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web), http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/europe/collections (Europe and 'Near East")

  

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Art: See "ART."

Art--Ancient Near East, Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org/collection/ancient-near-east.html
Catalhoyuk, Ancient City of
(Turkey): http://www.smm.org/catal/home.html
"Collapse"--Why do civilizations collapse?" http://www.learner.org/exhibits/collapse/  

Creation Myths: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Crusades, Christian, to Middle East: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm  
Cuneiform Writing
: www.upennmuseum.com/cgi-bin/cuneiform.cgi 
Dead Sea Scrolls: www.loc.gov/exhibits/scrolls/toc/html
    www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/wsrp/educational_site/dead_sea_scrolls 
    www.ibiblio.org/expo/deadseascrolls.exhibit/Library/library.html 
    www.geocities.com/engvaj/scrolls.html 
Gods & Goddesses: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Museum Collections
about the Ancient Middle East: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."

Persia (modern Iran): http://ali.sdc.uwo.ca/   

  

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MIDDLE EAST, MODERN
(See also "ANCIENT MIDDLE EAST.")

     

 

General: www.arabworldnews.com 

 

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Afghanistan's Women: www.afghan-web.com/woman/
     http://rawa.org
     www.academic.info.net/afghanwomen.html 
Art: See "ART."

Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Univ. of Texas
: http://menic.utexas.edu/menic/countries     
Crusades: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm  
Islam
: http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=3&D=e7relg
    
http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=7&D=e7bok1g ("Vision of Islam")
     http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=9&D=e7bok2g
 ("Ritual: Perspective and Dimensions"), 
     www.talkislam.com (library of Muslim Web sites)
    
www.arabworldnews.com  
     www.islam-usa.com  
     www.islamweb.net   

Islam's Qur'an (Koran): http://islamiccity.com/mosque/quran (English translations), http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/99jan/koran.htm ("What Is the Koran?" in Atlantic Monthly)
Syria: www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbok/geos/sy.html (CIA World Factbook)
     www.syriadaily.com (Syria Daily)
    
www.sana.org (Syrian Daily News Agency)

 

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MUSEUMS & ART
     

 

(For Art of or from a specific period, see that period's subject listing.)

 

Textbook: See the following textbook chapters in Experiencing the Humanities Web Textbook: "All the Arts Equal Beauty," "Elements of the Arts," "The Visual Arts," and "The Future of Art."

 

General:

www.houseplansandmore.com/fun-lesson-plans-for-art-teachers.html (Lesson Plans for K-12 Art Teachers)
http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/

Fine Art Reproductions on Canvas (http://www.colours-art-publishers.com/category45_1.htm)
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web)

www.culture.gr/2/21/toc/museums.html   
www.sil.si.edu/SILPublications/Online-Exhibitions/
http://www.museumspot.com
http://art211.com
www.gallery-worldwide.com/links.html
(Art Online Resources)

http://www.metmuseum.org/collections
http://MuseumStuff.com (museums by country and state, et al.) 

www.museum.upenn.edu
http://sunsite.dk/cgfa 
vlmp.museophile.com (Virtual Library Museum Pages, International Council of Museums)    

www.ibiblio.org/wm  
www.christusrex.org/www2/art/gallery.htm (organized by artist)
www.thesync.com ("quirky" arts site)  
www.artrenewal.org  
www.sculpturegallery.com/sculpture 
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/   

http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/ ("Art Images for College Teaching")
www.unmuseum.org  

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Africa--National Museum of African Art: www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html 

Africa--Seattle Art Museum: www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/archive/longsteps/default.htm 

American Art Museum (of the Smithsonian): www.americanart.si.edu    

American, General: www.aam-us.org (American Association of Museums)

Antiquities, Museum of: http://www.usask.ca/antiquities

Archeology & Art: www.perseus.tufts.edu/art&arch.html, http://www.archaeology.org  
Art History
: www.arthistory.sbc.edu, http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html 
Art Images for College Teaching
: http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/ (1100 pictures of important paintings organized in five categories: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque, 18th-20th Century, and Non-Western; good, but it has no index.)

Art in the Middle Ages: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHmedieval.html
     http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM (Glossary of Medieval Art ad Architecture)
Art in the Renaissance: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/pics/pics.html 

Art, Tools of: http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/ ("Artist's Toolkit: Visual Elements and Principles"; good, but loads slowly)

Asian Art: www.asianart.org (in San Francisco, one of the world's largest Asian art museums)  

Asian Art: http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia

The British Museum: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
Cave of Lascaux: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/   

Cluny: www.musee-moyenage.fr (or www.musee-moyena-ge.fr; in French; the National Museum of the Middle Ages) 
Crosses: http://www.designboom.com/history/cross_2.html, http://altreligion.about.com/library/glossary/symbols/bldefscross.htm        

Early Middle Ages Museum: www.roma2000.it/zmumedio 
Emuseum: www.emuseum.mankato.msus.edu/prehistory/
Frick Museum
: www.frick.org 
Giotto
: http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/tours/giotto/assisi.html
Guggenheim Museums (5): www.guggenheim.org  
Harvard U. Art Museums: http://www.artmuseums.harvard.edu 
Himalayan art: www.himalayanart.org.  Virtual museum and international database.

Impressionism: http://www.impressionism.org   
India, Museums: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Indianapolis Museum of Art: http://www.ima-art.org  
The Louvre: http://louvre.com or http://www.louvre.fr        
Medieval:
www.pitt.edu/~medart/  ("Images of Medieval Art and Architecture"), http://www.usask.ca/antiquities/Collection/Medieval_Art.html, www.musee-moyenage.fr (or www.musee-moyena-ge.fr; The Cluny, also known as the National Museum of the Middle Ages; in French)   

Michelangelo: www.michelangelo-gallery.com

The Metropolitan Museum of New York ("The Met"): http://www.metmuseum.org/    
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
: www.artsmia.org   
Minneapolis-St. Paul Museums Art Work
: http://www.artsconnected.org/artsnetmn/resource.html (selections)
National Gallery of Art: http://www.nga.gov  

National Museum of African Art: www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html 

National Portrait Gallery (of the Smithsonian): www.npg.si.edu    

Paleolithic Cave Art: http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/
Raphael: http://www.artchive.com/artchive/R/raphael.html
Rome: http://rome4u.com (See list of museum and architecture web pages on left.)

Sculpture: http://www.historical-reproductions.com (historical wall hangings); www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/chola/chola.htm (sacred bronzes of South India; rituals; making bronze statues).    
Smithsonian Institute
: http://www.smithsonian.org (nine museums)  
Smithsonian Institute Museums
: http://www.si.edu/museums/   
Van Gogh
: http://library.thinkquest.org/C001734/   
United States Museums, State by State:
vlmp.museophile.com (Click on "Resources," "Web Sites of Interest," and then "State Museum Associations/Councils.") and http://MuseumStuff.com    

Vatican Exhibit: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html  (variety of treasures)
Weisman Art Museum (University of Minnesota):
http://hudson.acad.umn.edu/surprises/index.html 

Women in the Arts
:
www.nmwa.org  (Washington's National Museum of Women in the Arts)
    

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 MUSIC
     

     

General:

    www.musictheory.net 

    http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/subjectstart?GR (links to 90+ books online on "Folklore")

     

Gamelan: http://alek.zipzap.ch/gamelan/inde_eng.htm   
Greece, Ancient
: www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (listen to ancient Greek songs)
     www.shelby.net/eallison/greek/greekmusic.html (history)
     www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (Homeric singing)
    
http://www.geocities.com/angie_obrn/index.html  
Jazz
: www.pbs.org/jazz/   

Korea, Traditional Pansori Singing: http://madang.ajou.ac.kr/~moon/pansori.htm  
India
: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Mexico:  Corridos (ballads), www.corridos.org Mariachi, www.mexconnect.com/mex_/guadalajara/marhis.html  
Middle Ages/Medieval
: http://academics.vmi.edu/english/med_midi.html
 (hear 14th c. music)
     http://www.pacificnet.net/~garyrich/subtilior/ (hear late-med. music)
     http://www.music.princeton.edu/chant_html/ (Gregorian Chant, no audio)
    
www.medieval.org/emfaq/beginlst/renaiss.htm (sources)
Musical Composition  and Music Resource Page: http://www.composition.info/  (click on “Links”)
Ragtime: http://library.msstate.edu/ragtime/main.html (Templeton Music Collection)

River of Song: www.pbs.org/riverofsong/  

    

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MYTHOLOGY (See also "MUSEUMS & ART.")
     

  

Textbook: See textbook chapter "Mythology--Stories of Who We Are" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

  

General: www.mythinglinks.org (extensive index of links to myths)

     www.mythweb.com (simple yet easy to use description of Greek myths)
     www.entrenet.com/~groedmed/

     www.perseus.tufts.edu (Perseus Project: academic-general, Greek mythology)

     www.headlinemuse.com/ (monthly journal with essays about mythic patterns in American culture)

     www.pantheon.org:  (Encyclopedia Mythica--excellent wide-ranging short essays on world myths)

     www.bullfinch.org/fables/welcome.html  (definitive scholarly resource)

     www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html (collection of folklore and mythology at University of Pittsburgh)

     http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/subjectstart?GR (links to 90+ books online on "Folklore")

     www.loggia.com/myth/myth.html ("Mythography")  

     www.theoi.com/  (Theoi Project: academic-general, Greek mythology)

      www.philosophypages.com/hy/2t.htm (very helpful basic, introductory site)  

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American Indian storytellers and storytelling: http://www.pbs.org/circleofstories

Amphibious/fish gods: http://www.crystalinks.com/dogon.html (Go down page 3/4ths to "Amphibious Gods.")

Artemis: http://www.fjkluth.com/artemis.html#Defi
     www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/image?lookup=1990.33.0492A.sm     
Atlantis
: http://www.atlan.org/, http://www.activemind.com/Mysterious/Topics/Atlantis/ 
Creation Myths, Greek & Roman: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/creation.htm 

Egyptian Gods & Goddesses: http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=epage;id=501295;type=803
Greek Gods & Goddesses: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/gods.htm 
Isis
: http://www.aldokkan.com, http://www.members.aol.com/egyptart/isis
Mythic Creatures--Dragons, Unicorns, & Mermaids: www.fieldmuseum.org/mythiccreatures/

Mythology in Art: http://www.artsmia.org/world-myths (excellent site using art to reveal mythologies and myth in general)

Perseus: www.perseus.tufts.edu
Roman Gods & Goddesses: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/gods.htm 

Sun, worship of and as a symbol

    

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PACIFIC ISLANDS
     

                   

Art--Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org/collection/pacific.html, http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/anthropology/pacific/collections

   

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 PHILOSOPHY
     

             

Textbook: See textbook chapters "Philosophy" and "The Rise of Enlightened Reason" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

 

General: www.utm.edu/research/iep (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy), http://plato.stanford.edu/ (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
 

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Aristotle: http://www.rit.edu/~flwstv/aristotle1.htmlwww.fordham.eduncient/asbook07.html (The Athenian Constitution), www.lep.utm.edu/a/aristotl.htm, http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/aris.htm

India: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Machiavelli: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/machiavelli/prince.txt (The Prince--full text), www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm (philosophy of)
Plato: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/9313/plato/, http://www.plato.evansville.edu/public/burnet/ch2.htm (possibly without the "www")  

    

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RELIGION (as a Humanities subject) (See also "MYTHOLOGY.")
     

  

Textbook: See textbook chapter "Religions of the World" in the Web textbook Experiencing the Humanities.

  

General: www.beliefnet.com  

 

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African-American Church History: www.blackandchristian.com   
Afterlife:

http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/beliefs/afterlife.htm

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1953456/afterlife_according_to_islam.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afterlife

http://www.hinduwebsite.com/hinduism/h_death.asp

http://www.victorzammit.com/articles/religions3.html

http://www.islamandkarma.com/afterlife.html

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/afterlife.html

http://www.king-tut.org.uk/egyptian-mummies/egyptian-afterlife.htm

http://www.physorg.com/news189083142.html

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088323/

Buddhism: (Himalayan art): www.himalayanart.org.  Virtual museum and international database.    
Catacombs, Christian: www.catacombe.roma.it/welcome.html  
Christian and Islamic Spain, Early Middle Ages:
http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm  
Cities, Sacred: See "Sacred Cities," below. Sacred Cities: www.pitara.com/magazine/features/online.asp?story=13 (Banaras the Eternal City), www.sacredsites.com/final40/613.html (Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet), www.ptolomy.com/expedition/peru-history/machu-picchu1.html (Machu Picchu), http://ali.sdc.uwo.ca/splendor3.html (The Splendor of Persia)    
Crosses
: See "Crosses" in "Museums and Art."

Crusades: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm  
Dead Sea Scrolls
: www.loc.gov/exhibits/scrolls/toc/html
    www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/wsrp/educational_site/dead_sea_scrolls 
    www.ibiblio.org/expo/deadseascrolls.exhibit/Library/library.html 
    www.geocities.com/engvaj/scrolls.html 

Holidays, Religious--see "Holidays" in "General," above.
India: http://meadev.nic.in/earthquake/culture/overview.htm     
Islam: http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=3&D=e7relg
    
http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=7&D=e7bok1g ("Vision of Islam")
     http://www.questia.com/CM.qst?UID1=1010572487&UM=1830&UID2=9&D=e7bok2g
 ("Ritual: Perspective and Dimensions"), 
     www.talkislam.com (library of Muslim Web sites)
    
www.arabworldnews.com  
     www.islam-usa.com  
     www.islamweb.net   

Islam--Mohammed:
http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/profilesmuhammed.html, http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/95dec/muhammad.html, http://www.prophetofislam.com/what_did_muhammad_say.php 

Islam's Qur'an (Koran): http://islamiccity.com/mosque/quran (English translations), http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/99jan/koran.htm ("What Is the Koran?" in Atlantic Monthly)
Islamic & Christian Spain, Early Middle Ages: http://libro.uca.edu/ics/empain.htm    

Jesus Seminar: www.westarinstitute.org
Judaism
: http://www.jewfaq.org/index.htm (FAQs about Judaism), www.jwa.org (the Jewish Women's Archive), www.simpletoremember.com (articles et al.)
Museum Collections
, General:: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See the "Mythology" section of "Links to Humanities."
Religious Communities, Medieval Women's: http://matrix.bc.edu/
Sacred Cities
: www.pitara.com/magazine/features/online.asp?story=13 (Banaras the Eternal City), www.sacredsites.com/final40/613.html (Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet), www.ptolomy.com/expedition/peru-history/machu-picchu1.html (Machu Picchu), http://ali.sdc.uwo.ca/splendor3.html (The Splendor of Persia)    

Sacred Places: www.arthistory.sbc.edu/sacredplaces
Sacred Sites
: www.sacredsites.com

Salem Witch Hysteria: www.nationalgeographic.comn/features/97/salem.   
Sermon on the Mount
: www.atheists-for-jesus.com/sermon.htm, www.frick.org/html/pntg6df.htm & www.frick.org/html/pnt6f.htm  

Sun, worship of and as a symbol: http://astrology.about.com/od/thehistoryofastrology/a/AncientsStars.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egyptian_religion

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/solarsystem/sun_earthday.html

http://www.solarnavigator.net/egyptian_sun_god_ra.htm

http://i-cias.com/e.o/egypt.ancient.religion.htm

http://www.egyptartsite.com/symlst.html

Vatican Exhibit: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html  (variety of treasures)

Vedic Astrology: http://vedic.indastro.com  
    

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 RENAISSANCE
     

 

General: www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/middleages.html
    http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/documents.html 
    www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/index.html    
    www.mega.it/eng/egui/hogui/htm  (or "...hogui.htm" ?) 
   
http://historymedren.about.com/mbody.htm      

 

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Architecture (Renaissance & Baroque): www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/colls/arh102/ 
Art (see also "ART"): http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/pics/pics.html 
   
http://sunsite.dk/cgfa  
    www.providence.edu/dwc/Renart.htm  
Black Death: See "Plague" in the "Middle Ages" section, above. 
Bubonic Plague
: See "Plague" in the "Middle Ages" section, above. 
Da Vinci, Leonardo
: www.museoscienza.org/english/leonardo/default.htm  

David: See "Michelangelo and David," below.
Florence: www.vacationidea.com/florence
History: www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/glo/renaissance/  
Hundred Years' War
: www.geocities.com/Wellesly/Veranda/1912/hundred/history.htm
Italy: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/burckhardt/burckhardt.html (textbook)
Literature: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/documents.html  
Michelangelo and David: www.floria-publications.com/italy/italian_culture/michelangelo_david.html
    www.vacationidea.com/florence/michelangelo_david_florence.html  
    www.sculpturegallery.com/sculpture/david_by_bernini.html
    www.michelangelo.com/buon/bio-index2.html
    www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/micheldavid/david.htm 

    www.michelangelo-gallery.com
Machiavelli: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/docs/machiavelli/prince.txt (The Prince--full text)
    
www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm (philosophy of)
Maps
: http://www.idbsu.edu/courses/hy309/maps/maps.html 
Museum Collections, General:: See the major section "MUSEUMS."
Philosophy: www.utm.edu/research/iep/r/renaiss/htm  

Plague: See "Plague" in the "Middle Ages" section, above. 

Rome: http://rome4u.com (See list of museum and architecture web pages on left.)
     

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 ROME, CLASSICAL
     

 

General: www.dalton.org/groups/rome
     http://eawc.evansville.edu/ropage.htm
     www.ghg.net/shetler/rome  
     http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/world.html    
     
www.iol.ie/~coolmine/typ/romans/intro.html  

     http://www.usask.ca/antiquities (Museum of Antiquities)

     http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html (Art History Resources on the Web)

     www.aboutroma.com (Nonprofit site about ancient and modern Rome)

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Architecture: http://harpy.uccs.edu/roman/html/roman.html
Army, evolution of: http://www.roman-empire.net/army/army.html
Catacombs, Christian: www.catacombe.roma.it/welcome.html  

Creation Myths
(see also the major section "MYTHOLOGY"): www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/creation.htm 
Crosses
: http://cc.cumberlandcollege.edu/acad/rel/webpage/cross/crlat.htm
Gods & Goddesses
: www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7696/gods.htm.  
     See also the major section "MYTHOLOGY." 
Images and Pictures
: http://belarmine.Imuedu/faculty/fjust/Rome.htm  
Marriage in Rome
: http://victorian.fortunecity.com/lion/373/roman/roman.html  
Museum Collections
about Ancient Rome: www.culture.gr/2/21/toc/museums.html
     See also the major section "MUSEUMS."
Mythology: See above: "Creation Myths" and "Gods & Goddesses."  
     See also the major section "MYTHOLOGY."

Rome: http://rome4u.com (See list of museum and architecture web pages on left.)
Roman Life: www.esc20.net/etprojects/formats/webquest/spring2001/edu  

   

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 THEATER
     

 

General: www.theaters.gr/index2.html  

Arts Alive, an excellent introduction to the history of theater, contemporary theater, and the creation of theater: http://www.artsalive.ca/EN/THF/  

 

See Also: "Literature"

  

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Greek Literature & Theatre: www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html 
History of Theater during 500 years: www.peopleplayuk.org.uk  

Lysistrata by Aristophanes: http://eserver.org/drama/aristophanes/lysistrata.txt or http://www.pecosdesign.com/lys/script.html (newer).  See also http://www.pecosdesign.com/lys/school.html (Lysistrata Project).
Mythology  See the major section "MYTHOLOGY."
Greek Theater Music: www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/ (listen to ancient Greek songs), www.shelby.net/eallison/greek/greekmusic.html (history)
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
: readable & printable contemporary trans. at
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/4979/oedipus.html
Sophocles, Antigone: http://classics.mit.edu/sophocles/antigone.html     
Sophocles, Antigone, notes on: www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~taxias/antigone  
   

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