LIT 203: Origins of Literature
Spring 2007
Section 01: Mon/Fri, 12:30-1:50;
                 ACADEMIC 120

Ancient of Days (William Blake)

Brian T. Murphy
Parker 319-V
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The following selective lists are intended to provide jumping off points for research;
these lists are not to be construed as an exhaustive collection of the "best" links. While every effort is made to verify the accuracy and usefulness of these links and their contents, no guarantees are made. Please notify me of any broken or outdated links at

General Literature Links

Selected Authors

Selected Texts

Grammar, Writing, and Research Papers

Additional Links

more to come



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General Literature Links, Biblical and Classical:

American Classical League (Michigan) Greek Mythology Guide to Greek myths.
An Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Texts (Dana F. Sutton, Irvine) post-classical Latin texts Greek Mythology: Chapters in Pre-History (William Harris, Middlebury)
Arachnion: A Journal of Literature and Ancient History on the Web Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts Web (Timothy W. Seid, Earlham)
Argos: Limited Area Search of the Ancient and Medieval Internet (Univ. of Evansville) --

Into His Own: Perspective on the World of Jesus (Rutgers Univ.)

The Bartleby Project (Electronic texts) The Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy Latin texts from antiquity through the Middle Ages.
The Bible Gateway -- Searchable Bible in ten languages and multiple versions. Literary Resources on the Net: Renaissance
Bibliomania (Classic texts, notes, biographies, and study guides) Literary Resources on the Net: General
Bibliotheca Augustana (Augsburg) -- Classical, Medieval, and Modern Latin. Mythology (Ruth Webb, Princeton)

The Book of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Other Characters of Mythology (P. J. Criss)  Guide to world mythologies.

Papers on the Classics (William Harris, Middlebury College)
The Classics Page at Ad Fontes Academy  Latin texts and links. Perseus Project (Tufts)
Classics Subject Guide (Alberta) -- Extensive annotated guide to Web resources. (Down?) Postmodern Bible Amos: Serious Hypertext Bible Study (Tim Bulkeley)
Cultures of the Book (Jim O'Donnell, Penn) - Project Gutenberg (Electronic texts )
Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World (Kentucky) Print and electronic resources Project Libellus
Early Church Fathers Collection free download. Resources of Scholarly Societies -- Classical Studies
Encyclopedia Mythica encyclopedia of world mythologies

TELA: Scholars Press WWW Site

Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg (Géza Alföldy) German and English.

University of Virginia Electronic Text Center (Electronic texts; some access limited)

Essays on some Latin Authors (William Harris, Middlebury College)

University of Toronto English Library (Electronic texts)
Greek Mythology -- A rudimentary hyperlinked guide to major gods, myths, and creatures. Littered with commercials. World Wide Study Bible (CCEL) -- Bible text with extensive annotations and contextual material.
Greek Mythology Worlds of Late Antiquity (Jim O'Donnell, Penn)Includes links and areading list.



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Selected Authors, Biblical and Classical:

Aristotle's Poetics: Notes on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (Malcolm Heath, Leeds).

Homer and the Papyri (UCI)

The Homer Homepage (Steven Hale, DeKalb College) .

Aristotle's Poetics: Notes on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (Malcolm Heath, Leeds) --

The Iliad (Walter Englert, Reed)

Homer's Odyssey Resources (Jorn Barger)

Homer Home Page

Study Guides for Homer's Iliad and Odyssey 

Ovid Project (UVM) .

KIRKE -- tenerorum lusor amorum: die Ovid-Homepage -German.

Ovid: Metamorphoses (Gail Sherman, Reed) 

Some Information on Publius Ovidius Naso (Ferdy Hanssen)



D. Anthony Storm's Web Site on Plato (text and commentary on Plato's works)


Dr. Fidel Fajardo-Acosta's World Literature Website: Sophocles

The Vergil Project (Joe Farrell, Penn)

Vergil's Home Page (Joe Farrell, Penn) (David Wilson-Okamura, Macalester College) .

The Virgil Home Page (Steven Hale, DeKalb).

The 110Tech Aeneid Page (David Silverman, Reed)


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Selected Texts (by title or author):


Agamemnon in Hadas, ed. Greek Drama. (Used, at

Internet Classics Archive: Agamemnon by Aeschylus

Aeschylus: The Agamemnon (E-text)

Agamemnon (

The Bible (full):

The Bible. (Used, at

The Bible, King James Version, at the Electronic Text Center. homepage

Bible Gateway

The Unbound Bible

Holy Bible - Searchable King James Version


Medea in Hadas, ed. Greek Drama. (Used, at

The Internet Classics Archive | Medea by Euripides

Euripides: Medea (E-text)

Homer, The Odyssey:

The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. (Used, at

Internet Classics Archive: The Odyssey by Homer

The Odyssey translated by Samuel Butler

The Odyssey by Homer (

The Odyssey by Homer (perseus)



Metamorphoses. Trans. A. D. Melville. (Used, at

Internet Classics Archive: Metamorphoses by Ovid

The Metamorphoses of Ovid translated by John Dryden, Alexander Pope, et al.

Ovid: Metamorposes (Latin)


Oedipus in Hadas, ed. Greek Drama. (Used, at

Oedipus the King (Bartleby)

Internet Classics Archive: Oedipus the King by Sophocles

Great Books Index - Sophocles

Oedipus the King, Perseus Project

Full text of Oedipus, King of Thebes by Sophocles (Bibliomania)


The Aeneid. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. (Used, at

Internet Classics Archive: The Aeneid by Virgil

The Aeneid of Virgil

Full text of The Aeneid by Virgil (Bibliomania)

The Aeneid by Virgil (searchable)

Virgil: Aeneid (Latin)




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Grammar, Writing, and Research Papers:

Norton Topics Online: Companion website to Norton Anthology of English Literature

The New Century Handbook

Online English Grammar

How to Write a Research Paper

A Guide to Grammar & Writing

More on Writing a Research Paper

Study Guides and Strategies

MLA-Style Citations

Getting an A on an English Paper

Another Guide to Grammar and Style



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Additional Links:

BCC English Studies page

BCC Writing Lab

BCC Library

BCC Test Center

BCC website



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