Where to find sources for Ancient Greece

Wreath with myrtle leaves, MET Museum
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Primary Sources

Greek and Roman Materials - Perseus Tufts

This website provides a plethora of ancient texts, many in the original languages, along with English Translations.


Ancient Greece - Ancient History Sourcebook

Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the classical era.


The British Museum

Search the museum's extensive artefact collection.

National Archaeological Museum of Athens

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.

Attic Inscriptions Online

This is a website which publishes the inscriptions of ancient Athens and Attica in English translation. The translations include, as a minimum, an indication of the text translated, the name of the translator and key references. Further information about the inscriptions, including historical notes, is being added gradually.

Secondary Sources

Ancient Greece - History of the Ancient World

A website that offers academic and popular articles about the Ancient World.


An online academic database used by universities worldwide that is a superb resource for History students. To view full articles, you will require membership.

Ancient Greece Flipboard Magazine

A collection of online articles and news reports about ancient Greece.

Please Note: Some internet browsers do not handle the Flipboard website very well, and it is sometimes better to have the Flipboard App on your device to view the magazine.

Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.


JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses.