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Subject specialist in Greek and Latin

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Main Online Resources


  • Logeion - groups in one site both Greek (LSJ, DGE, m.fl.) and Latin (Lewis & Short m.fl.) standard dictionaries. Logeion gives also access to the Latin-Dutch dictionary, which is the most accurate in marking long and short vowels.
  • Alpheios - plug-in for Firefox, Chrome and Safari: analyses (translation, grammatical form) Latin and Greek words in a webpage (HTML).




Text Collections



  • Digital Latin Library publishes new critical editions of Latin texts, of all types and facilitates the finding and, where openly available and accessible online, the reading of all texts written in Latin.
  • The Latin Library "A collection of Latin texts: classical, Christian, medieval, and modern, including such classics as Lewis Carroll's Gabrobocchia"





Encyclopedias, Handbooks and Atlases

Bibliographical databases

  • L'Année philologique (APh): the basic and indispensable tool for research in classical studies. Articles and books. Coverage starts from 1924.
  • TOCS-IN: the most updated, basic information on the last journal publications.
  • Gnomon:  All aspects of classical studies. While less complete than the APh, it has some items (e.g. a large collection of German and British dissertatons) not covered there. Articles and books.
  • Oldtidens Anciente and Medieval litterature in  oversættelser - a database about  translations of ancient and medieval texts into Scandinavian languages.

Portals about Electronic Resources for Classics

Inscriptions, Papyri and Mycenaean documents

  • Trismegistos ("an interdisciplinary portal of papyrological and epigraphical resources, formerly Egypt and the Nile valley (800 BC-AD 800), now expanding to the Ancient World in general")




Resources and Tools for Learning

Textbooks, readers, grammar exercises, flashcards, videoes, podcsts and comics in Greek and Latin m.m. (pages in Norwegian)

Gresk   -    Latin

Ancient Greek and Latin Reading Groups at UiO (on campus and/or online)


UiO's Blogs on Classics

Mathildes antikkblogg
(by Mathilde Skoie, in Norwegian):

  • Bildet kan inneholde: bok, utgivelse, natur, tre, font. En hyllest til boken - og antikken Nov. 18, 2022 7:34 PM

    Sterk anbefaling av Irene Vallejos bok Evigheten i et siv. Har du ikke lest den enda? Løp og kjøp. Passer både for deg som kjenner antikken fra før og deg som møter den for første gang.

Classics for you
(by Silvio Bär, in English, external pages)

General Literature Search


  • Oria - the Norwegian University Libraries' catalogue: books, journals and article search.

Subject search

  • HKI - UB's old main catalogue. Some foreign literature published before 1966 is registered only here.

General databases for the Humanities

  • ProQuest - Litteratur og språk - Indexed database of research publications within the Humanities. Contains 320 journals, magazines and newspapers published in the UK and in the USA. Covers publication from 1962 onward
  • Humanities Abstracts(Ebsco) Indexed database of articles form more than 570 journals. Indexing from 1984, article abstracts from 1994.
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science) - Interdisciplinary international database. Allows subject search for articles and citation search for books and articles. Journals ranged by so called "impact factor" (how often a journal is cited within a given period).
  • Science Direct (Elsevier) -  database of journals and e-books from Elsevier (NB: more than 10 000 matches return an error message).

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