Bryn Mawr Electronic Resources Review




16 November, 1999
Review of the Imperial Forums
Reviewer: Lisa R. Brody
Author: site created and maintained by the Cultural Heritage Department of the Municipality of Rome; contributions by Dr. Silvana Rizzo and others.
Description: An informational web site about the Imperial Fora of Rome and the current program of archaeological research being conducted there.


18 October, 1999
Review of Pseira. A Bronze Age Seaport in Minoan Crete. Introduction to the Site
Reviewer: Aleydis Van de Moortel
Author: Philip P. Betancourt
Description: A multi-media CD-ROM with images, short essays, and sound, providing an introduction to the art and archaeology of Pseira, a small Bronze Age seaport in eastern Crete.


September 21, 1999
Review of Vroma: A Virtual Community for Teaching and Learning Classics
Reviewer: John F. Donahue
Project Staff: Suzanne Bonefas, Michael Arnush, Kenneth Morrell, Barbara McManus
Description: A virtual forum for teaching and learning Latin and ancient Roman culture and an informational web site of on-line resources with links to other sites.


31 July 1999
Review of Diotima: Materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world.
Reviewer: William Hutton
Authors: Created by Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife. Currently maintained by Scaife with Diane Arnson Svarlien as editor of the "Anthology" section and Celia Luschnig for "De feminis Romanis." Numerous others have contributed original materials.
Description: Assorted material related to women and gender in the ancient world, including bibliography, course materials, primary texts in translation, electronic publications, graphics, and links.


5 July 1999; original review 28 April 1999
Review of ABZU: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East Available on the Internet
Reviewer: Karen S. Rubinson
Editor: Charles E. Jones
Description: A group of indices to web resources on the Ancient Near East, as well as many which cover the ancient Mediterranean world (Paleolithic through Islamic) with hot-links to the cited sites.


15 May 1999
Review of Adventures in Fugawiland
Reviewer: Susan C. Jones
Authors: T. Douglas Price and Anne Birgette Gebauer.
Description: A computerized simulation of an archaeological project from research design through regional survey, site selection, excavation, and data analysis.


7 May 1999
Review of POxy : Oxyrhynchus Online
Reviewer: R.L. Hunsucker
Authors: Concept: Dirk Obbink; produced and maintained by: Gideon Nisbet; with the cooperation of: Revel Coles, Peter Parsons, and Charles Crowther.
Description: An informational website about, and providing images of, Greek papyri of the Ptolemaic, Roman and early Byzantine periods, from Oxyrhynchus in Egypt


2 May 1999
Review of House of Ptolemy
Reviewer: Marjorie Venit
Author: Adam D.Philippidis
Description: A personal web site of annotated links


20 March 1999
Review of PSEIRA: A Minoan Site in Eastern Crete
Reviewer: Les Cole
Author: Philip P. Betancourt
Description: A multi-media CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Minaon site of Pseira intended for general audiences.


5 March 1999
Review of Delos: A Database of Archaeological Images
Reviewer: Kevin Glowacki
Authors: Hervé Duchêne and Stéphane Girerd. English language edition by Nicholas K. Rauh, Rhys F. Townsend, and John C. Bednar.
Description: An educational CD-ROM presenting an overview of the Greek archaeological site of Delos through a collection of archival photographs.


12 February 1999
"Freedom of Bibliography" - Combined Review and Comparison of Diotima, Gnomon Online, and TOCS-IN
Reviewer: Linda Jones Roccos
Authors: Diotima - Ross Scaife and Suzanne Bonefas; Gnomon On-Line - Jurgen Malitz and Gregor Weber; TOCS-IN - Philippa Matheson and Robert Morstein-Marx
Description: A comparison and review of 3 online bibliographic sites.


20 January, 1999
Review of Theban Mapping Project
Reviewer: Marissa R. Schlesinger
Authors: Text - Dr. Kent R. Weeks, Director of the TMP, Edwin Brock, Walton Chan, Marcie Handler, Melissa Zabecki; Illustrations - Walton Chan, Susan Weeks; Photography - Francis Dzikowski, Edwin Brock; Additional photo credits - John Ross for Ballooning Over Thebes, David Wallace for mummy of Ramesses II, The British Library for Burton's diary; Coordinator, site design - Brendhan Hight; Graphic design - Second Story, Walton Chan; Technical consultancy - Webdata Internet Business Center, John Bex, Hans van den Berg.Dieter Hagedorn, James Cowey and Renate Ziegler
Description: An informational Web Site about the Theban Necropolis of Egypt and a site report for the ongoing excavation of Theban Tomb KV5