Ancient City of Athens
Indiana U's Kevin Glowacki & Nancy Klein
lead a virtual tour of the archaeological remains of the heart of the classic
Hellenic world, following the footsteps of Pausanias. High quality color
photos downloadable free for academic projects.
Dura Europos Synagogue Paintings
Wikipedia's collection of online
images of wall frescoes discovered in the 1932 excavations of a 3rd
synagogue at a frontier trading post in southeastern Syria
D. Pinnegar conducts an illustrated tour of
Hammerwood Park's replicas of the Parthenon's frieze with occasional
commentary by Plato.
The Hellenic Cultural
Ministry's illustrated tour through a
from Athens to Crete to Olympia (original site of the games) to Thessalonika
(gateway to Macedonia & Thrace).
A City & its Texts
Cyber-exhibit commemorating the 100th
anniversary of Grenfell & Hunt's discovery of the largest collection of
Greco-Roman mss. in Egypt provides images of papyri fragments, including sayings
of Jesus (from the Gospel of Thomas), gospel
of Matthew, Jude,
the apocryphal letter
of Apgar to Jesus, the labors
of Heracles, magical
spells, questions for an
oracle, a certificate
of sacrifice from Decius' persecution
& an order
to arrest a Christian.
John J. Dobbins' cyber-tour the
imperial cult shrines at center of the 1st c. city fossilized by the
eruption of Mount Vesuvius including the sanctuary
of the genius of Augustus.
The Roman Cult of Mithras
Roger Pearse's illustrated
collection of physical evidence & literary accounts of the Roman
mystery religion with a
hyper-catalogue of all ancient sources & a comprehensive
gallery of digital images of artifacts found at archaeological
sites such as mithraea at
Castra Peregrinorum &
Crypta Balbi (Rome),
Hawarti (Syria) &
Caesarea Maritima (Israel)
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised
01 September 2017