Classical      19th Century      Contemporary

Links to Classical Period Resources:

Perseus Project: An online resource with classical texts (Greek texts, transliterated Greek, and English translation), morphological index, archeological sites, maps, pottery and coin images, encyclopaedia entries. A search mechanism allows the user to call up all information relevant to a particular topic and, most interestingly, to cross-reference every mention of a historical person, text, or term in the classical texts which are archived.

Betsey Halpern's and Jennifer Goodall's syllabus on Women in Antiquity, with many links to useful resources:

Sappho: Some of Sappho's texts appear online. There is also a little available on her from Perseus.

Plato's Texts: In order to verify certain observations gained from reading Plato in translation, it is helpful to read a variety of translations. These texts, available from the Perseus Project, are open for online use:

Aristotle's Texts: gopher://

Aristophenes's Texts: gopher://

Diotima Web Site: "This web site is intended to serve 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."

Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology Home Page: A searchable index of "internet resources of interest to classicists and Mediterranean archaeologists."

A Catalogue of Heroines: "This catalogue lists all major and most minor heroines found in ancient sources. The references are not intended to be exhaustive but include the earliest mentions as well as those of particular interest. A few of these entries represent figures who are not strictly speaking heroines, but rather naiads, nymphs, or minor divinities who have entered heroic genealogies or who share a name with one or more heroines."

19th Century

PSU Links: These links are included at the request of Cheryl Glenn.

Sojourner Truth: Many texts about Truth appear on the web.


Weavers of Webs: A Portrait of Young Women on the Net

ViVa: A bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals. It is maintained at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Composition and Rhetoric Bibliographic Database: A project started by Lee Honeycutt of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Dr. Janice Lauer of Purdue University. It includes a database of 1,311 essays/articles from 71 edited collections, as well as articles from Research in the Teaching of English from 1980 to the present. The database is currently under expansion.

Feminist Internet Gateway: A mediated list of Internet resources--"The following list of links include some of the largest resources for women on the Web. Following this list is a compilation of smaller sites - smaller organizations, sites with a local or regional focus, and smaller collections of links."

Resources for Women's Studies on the Web: A large database of links to journals, other databases, women online, organizations, Women's History, and Women's literature.

H-WOMEN: "A member of the H-NET Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine initiative. H-WOMEN encourages scholarly discussion to communicate current research and teaching interests, to discuss new approaches, methods and tools of analysis, to test new ideas and to share comments on current historiography."


Rhetoricians' Homepages: A list of major rhetoricians, containing links to their web pages. Doesn't contain Drs. Glenn, Lunsford, or Welch--but the list is voluntary and names can be submitted.
Rhetoric and Composition:
World-Wide Web Resources for Rhetoric and Composition:

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