Bryn Mawr Electronic Resources Review: 2000

 

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26 October 2000
Review of LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World
Reviewer: L. J. Swain
Author: Bill Thayer
Description: A large site containing a catalog of Roman web sites with checked links, brief descriptions of the site, and other information about the sites in the catalog.

 

29 August 2000
Review of 'Ain Ghazal Excavation Reports: Symbols at 'Ain Ghazal - Volume 1
Reviewer: Jeffrey R. Zorn
Authors: Denise Schmandt-Besserat, editor, with Gary O. Rollefson and Zeidan Kafafi. (Specific authors are indicated for individual articles.)
Description: An informational Web site about the figural remains from Neolithic 'Ain Ghazal (Jordan).

 

15 August 2000
Review of Intermediate Latin: An Online Supplement to Intermediate Latin
Reviewer: James S. Ruebel
Authors: Minaz Fazal, coordinator, with Stephen Beall, David George, and Ann Raia.
Description: A Web site intended to complement the reading of specific Latin texts frequently used in the second-year curriculum.

 

1 August 2000
Review of Classical Mythology: History, Legends & Influences
Reviewer: Diana Wright
Authors: Not stated.
Description: An interactive CD-ROM for use with either PC or Macintosh computers, concerning Greek and Roman mythology.

 

26 July 2000
Review of three web sites about Megiddo
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Authors: None stated.
Description: This review looks at three sites featuring Megiddo: one from the Institute of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University (The Megiddo Expedition) and two from Pennsylvania State University (The Megiddo Expedition 98 and The Megiddo Expedition).

 

23 June 2000
Review of Ostia - Harbour of Ancient Rome
Reviewer: Lisa A. Hughes
Authors: Internet Group Ostia (IGO) with Dr. Jan-Theo Bakker and Dr. Michael Heinzelmann (co-webmasters) and Mr. Gerard Huissen (web maintenance)
Description: A web site devoted to Roman Ostia.

 

25 May 2000
Review of Perseus: Starting Points Section
Reviewer: Gary Romano
Authors: Gregory Crane (editor-in-chief) and others
Description: Perseus is an electronic collection of texts, art, and other materials about the ancient world, with some works of the Renaissance. The Starting Points section provides a sampling of the resources available on the site.

 

24 May 2000
Review of DigMaster
Reviewer: Nancy Serwint
Authors: Paul F. Jacobs (site editor), Christopher Holland (site designer), and Joe D. Seger.
Description: An archaeological database of excavated material from the eastern Mediterranean (Israel and Cyprus), focusing on terracotta figurines and sculpture from the Persian/Classical periods with some material from Iron Age II.

 

2 May 2000
Review of The American Numismatic Society (ANS) Web Page
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou
Web Master: Sebastian Heath
Description: The home page for the ANS which offers information on its activities, publications, and numismatic holdings, as well as databases of its collections and library, a numismatic bibliography and a list of numismatic web-sites.

 

2 May 2000
Review of Presveis: International Coinages in Antiquity
Reviewer: Elizabeth Kosmetatou
Authors: Yannis Touratsoglou, Ute Wartenberg, Vasso Pennas, Kenneth Sheedy, and Yannis Stoyas with contributions by others.
Description: An informative web site in progress concerning the powerful "international" coinages from antiquity to the present.

 

18 March 2000
Review of Mythology: The Great Myths of Greece and Rome
Reviewer: Barbette Stanley Spaeth
Editors: Alessandra Arezzi Boza, Stefania Cantini, Filippo Melli, and Simona Ricci
Description: A CD-ROM for use with the Windows operating system containing a selection of Greek and Roman myths related to both gods and heroes.

 

9 February 2000
Review of AICT: Art Images for College Teaching
Reviewer: Judith de Luce
Author: Allan T. Kohl
Description: A web site of selected images organized into five groups (Ancient World, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, 18th through 20th Century, and Non-Western Culture)

 

31 January 2000
Review of Exploring Plato's Dialogues
Reviewer: J. J. Mulhern
Editor: Anthony F. Beavers, general editor, with the assistance of Christopher S. Planeux and others
Description: An information web site, with links to other sites, concerning the Platonic dialogues (Classical Greece).

 

28 January 2000
Review of Romans
Reviewer: Brad Eden
Author: None stated.
Description: An interactive CD-ROM that is an educational adventure set in the provincial town of Sapientum, in the second century A.D.

 

21 January 2000
Review of De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Reviewer: James P. Holoka
Editorial Board Director: Richard D. Weigel; system administrator: G. Ginty
Description: This website aims to provide biographical and historical information about Roman emperors in both the East and the West from Augustus through Constantine XI Palaeologus.