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This page gathers together educational resources for Digital Humanities and for Classics. It has been proposed that all projects be given pages in the wiki, and this page removed, to be replaced by one or more category pages.

Open Educational Resources for the Digital Humanities

These resources are freely and openly available under a CC licence and can be downloaded from Humbox (use DHOER for a keyword search).

Open Educational Resources (OER) repositories

  • Jorum freely available OERs all with CC licences; content from the UK further and higher education community. (DEAD LINK)
  • HumBox storing, managing and publishing Humanities teaching resources on the web.

OER search engine

  • Xpert (University of Nottingham)


Perseus Digital Library: Navigate to the work via the Collections; in some instances, the exact title or Perseus title of a specific work may be unknown. The best way to browse through the works in Perseus is through the Collections.

Hestia: Search the text (for placenames), view Herodotus in Google Earth, or read through the text with the NarrativeMap.

Pelagios: Enabled Linked Ancient Geodata in Open Systems

GapVis: A generic Geoparser platform. Select a text of your choosing.

Classics Confidential: Videocasts of 10-20 minute bite-sized insights into current research.

Learning Latin: Online Latin language exercises and an interactive chronological map of Latin and Greek culture. (DEAD LINK)

Perseids: a collaborative editing platform for source documents.

Alpheios: reading tools for Latin, ancient Greek and Arabic.

Iliados: grammatical and syntactical searches on the Perseus Greek Treebank.

OpenLearn Classical Studies: the Open University's Classical Studies Taster Pages.

Practitioners' Voices in Classical Reception Studies 'an Open Access e-journal published by the Department of Classical Studies at The Open University. Its aim is to provide a forum in which creative practitioners (theatre directors, actors, poets, translators, artists, architects, composers, choreographers and others) can discuss the relationship between their work and the classical texts, themes and contexts on which they draw.'

Panoply: Animations made from ancient Greek vases.

University of Oxford Podcasts: for example Faculty of Classics

Classics Video Clips from Classics at Oxford to aid with the teaching of Classics at secondary school level. (DEAD LINK)

Textal: A free smartphone app for text analysis. This is currently only available in iOS format (for iPhone and iPad) but an Android version is planned. (WHEN?)

iLatin and eGreek - Ancient Languages and New Technology, February 1, 2014 Videos of the presentations delivered at this conference held at the Open University Regional centre in London. (DEAD LINK)

Open Yale course in Roman Architecture: (by Professor Diane Kleiner)



Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW): Ancient World Image Bank

Further references