Department of Classics

Department Resources

Classics Library

Waggener is fortunate to have a research library and staff dedicated to the Classics, focusing on the study of Greco-Roman antiquity, broadly defined. The Classics Library (CLASS) is located on the ground floor of Waggener Hall and is entered through Room 1. The collection, with more than 25,000 volumes, is designed to support and integrate with the curriculum and research of the Department of Classics and other humanities programs. The Library’s collection focuses especially on primary texts, commentaries, and reference works. These holdings are supplemented by ever-growing electronic collections and by material held in libraries across the University of Texas campus.  The Library is strong in Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman history, and classical civilization including art, archaeology, epigraphy, and numismatics. In addition to areas for individual and cozy group study for members of the University of Texas community in Rooms 1, 2, and 3, the Library’s venerated Room 8 provides a restricted access room for individual study among a large collection of research material.  

Summer Program in Classics

The Summer Program, featuring the famous Intensive Greek curriculum, also offers courses in Latin, Classical Civilization and Archaeology.

Joint Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy

The Joint Program coordinates graduate study and research in ancient philosophy, with faculty drawn from both departments. Students receive their degree in either Classics or Philosophy.

Useful Web Links, compiled at UT Classics

Classics Resources: E-Mail Discussion Lists & Blogs; Directories of Electronic Resources; Classics Organizations; Journals; Course Materials: Languages & Literature, Classical Civilizations; General Information

More Classics Resources: Classics & Archaeology Departments; Course Materials: Art & Archaeology; Archaeology Sites; Dissertations; Databases & Digital Repositories

Important Considerations for UT Classics and Archaeology Students

Prepared by Timothy Moore, Rabun Taylor, and Jennifer Gates-Foster

How to Become a Latin Teacher

Summer Classes for Classicists

Thinking of Graduate School in Classics?

Thinking of Graduate School in Classical Archaeology?

Opportunities for Classics Majors

Scholarships for Classicists

Advising Checklist

Visual Resources Collection

The VRC includes the Classics Slide Library, consisting of approximately 70,000 slides for use by faculty and teaching graduate students.

Our digital image database consists of over 14,000 images in formats appropriate for classroom projection and for Web use. Most of these have been incorporated into the Liberal Arts Digital Archive Services (DASE), which is secured by UTEID.

Ancient Homosexuality Handbook

The Homosexuality in Greece and Rome website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003.

Silver Muse Project

The "Silver Muse" project is a unique resource on the web, spotlighting and facilitating study and research of Roman Imperial poetry. The FASTText assistance from DIIA is developing a PHP environment for it to facilitate the addition of audio files, etc.

The Cicero Homepage

Cicero website with texts, chronology, bibliography, images, and a biography.

Roman Drama Bibliography

Timothy Moore's webpage with information on Drama in the Roman Republic.

Checklist for Latin Prose

Timothy Moore's webpage with a checklist for stylistic analysis of Latin prose

Recommended websites for Latin 506/507

Prepared by Thomas Hubbard

geared to chapters in Wheelock. gives vocabulary quizzes using matching squares and flash cards.
vocabulary crossword puzzles for all 40 chapters of Wheelock. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like Mozilla, Safari, or Firefox.
a simple vocabulary list for Chs. 1-17 of Wheelock, organized by parts of speech and conjugation.

gives sample verbs and nouns to conjugate and decline, after which you can check your answers. geared to chapters in Wheelock.
excellent form and grammar exercises for all 40 chapters of Wheelock. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like Mozilla, Safari, or Firefox.

goes chapter-by-chapter and gives more detailed grammatical explanations of the concepts introduced in Wheelock, particularly geared to students who are unfamiliar with English grammatical concepts and terminology.
gives more detailed explanations of grammatical and morphological concepts in each chapter of Wheelock. many sample Latin sentences, especially for Chs. 1-14, 24, 25. Grammar/Index.htm
additional discussions of grammatical topics in Chs. 21-40 of Wheelock
an alphabetical glossary defining grammatical terms, including the many case uses
grammatical explanations by topic, but not geared to specific chapters in Wheelock

Latin sentences for all 40 chapters of Wheelock, with multiple choice English translations. but to use the self-correcting feature, you need an up-to-date browser like SeaMonkey, Safari, or Firefox.

introduction to basic principles and audio files with vocabulary for each chapter of Wheelock
intermediate level discussion of Latin pronunciation, including stress accent, reading verse, and Latin's relationship to other languages. not an audio site, like the others in this category.
gives audio readings, along with the Latin text, of various Latin poems, including several sections of the Aeneid. performed by various members of the Harvard faculty. A high-speed internet connection is recommended, as these audio files take a long time to download.