Websites about Greece

Ancient Art: Greece
The Detroit Institute of Arts
This site gives a brief introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece. It is illustrated by objects in the museum's collection. Click on each object for further description and discussion.

The Ancient Greek World
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
This site provides information on ancient Greek geography, history, economy, daily life, religion, and death. These topics are discussed using both text and artifacts from the Museum's collection.

Cleopatra: A Multimedia Guide to the Ancient World
The Art Institute of Chicago
This site lets you experience the culture and art of ancient civilizations through narrated videos and illustrated timelines and maps.

Cultural Map of Hellas
Hellenic Ministry of Culture
This site provides information on numerous archaeological sites, monuments, and museums from ancient Greece. Each monument or museum is described through a written description and illustrated with photographs. There are also numerous maps throughout the site.

Didaskalia: Ancient Theater Today
University of California at Berkeley
On this site, you can learn about the history of ancient drama and the evolution of theater design. You can also view a three-dimensional reconstruction of the Theater of Dionysos in Athens.

Dilos Holiday World: Ancient Greece
This site takes you on a tour of ancient Greek sites and monuments, including Knossos, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, and the Acropolis in Athens. The text provides a cultural and historical overview, while photographs illustrate the sites and related art objects.

Greece: The Mediterranean World
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
This site provides information on ancient Greek religious life, daily life, death and burial, and manufacturing and trade, as well as a section on the "real story of the ancient Olympics." The site is illustrated by objects from the Museum's collection.

History Line: Greece
Todd Fletcher
This site provides an historical overview of ancient Greece. The text is supplemented by definitions, maps, a timeline, and examples of art and architecture.

Looking at Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Online Exhibition
J. Paul Getty Museum of Art
This site is a virtual exhibition of selected works of ancient Greek and Roman art from the Getty's collection. For each piece of art, the site provides information about the object and its subject matter, then asks you questions about them and offers you suggestions for further activities.

Perseus Project: Art and Archaeology
Perseus Project, Tufts University
This site provides an extensive catalogue of ancient Greek architecture, sculpture, vases, and coins. Besides descriptive text, there is a comprehensive bibliography and catalogue of images for each object.

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
This site gives a brief introduction to the seven wonders of the ancient world, including the statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Colossos of Rhodes, and the lighthouse at Alexandria.

Welcome to World Mythology
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
This site provides an introduction to teaching about mythology, including discussion points and thematic questions. Objects from the Minneapolis Museum of Art's collection illustrate the deities and myths of several cultures.

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