Classics Super Curricular Resources

Need help with finding some super curricular reading for Classics? Check out these online resources:

The British Museum - With over eight million objects, the British Museum is a unique place, bringing together under one roof the cultures of the world, spanning contients and oceans. No other museum is responsible for collections of the same depth and breadth, beauty and significance.

Empires of Faith - This project aims to put the best of new and current research on late antique religious history and archaeology at the University of Oxford side by side with the unparalleled scholarly and material resources of the British Museum, in an experiment in intellectual collaboration between the two institutions in the United Kingdom with the greatest strengths in the material culture of this period.

Getting Started on Classical Latin - The aim of this free course is to enable you to get started on learning Latin in a fairly leisurely but well-focused way.

Introduction to Ancient Greek with Donald Kagan - This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze Age to the end of the classical period.

Let's Play Assassins Creed Odyssey with Oxford University - Join Oxford Classics as professors and students play Assassin's Creed Odyssey and discuss the historical world behind the game. In this episode, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History student Ben and Dr Damian Robinson, head of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, dive into exploring boats and sailing in the ancient world of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

Omnibus Magazine - Since 1980 Omnibus, a 32-page journal aimed at those in the final years of high school or starting university, has been published twice a year, initially by the Joint Association of Classical Teachers and now by the Classical Association.

The Iliad - The Iliad tells one part of the story of Ilium, another name for Troy, the city on the Hellespont which was besieged by a Greek army for 10 years before being destroyed by the wooden horse and the warriors hidden within it. Classics TL;DR is an animated series where we break down the ancient world so that you can delve right into the original stories.

The Roman Society - The Roman Society is the leading organisation in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire. Its scope is wide, covering Roman history, archaeology, literature and art down to about A.D. 700.

When did Greek statues become white? - This is a taster lecture in Classical Archaeology by Dr Milena Melfi, lecturer at the University of Oxford.