This website comes from a 2012 summer institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. See the videos of play performance and the bibliographies of recommended reading. Note too the page for resource links.
Presents extensive annotated reading lists for authors, texts, and topics, with advice on editions, commentaries, translations, and recent studies. New articles are added twice a year.
See articles of interest including: Latin Drama Plautus Terence
Roman Tragedy and Comedy Masks in a 2nd Century C.E. Mosaic
Brill's New Pauly by Hubert Cancik (Editor); Helmut Schneider (Editor); Manfred Landfester (Editor); Christine F. Salazar (Editor)
Updated and translated version of the standard encyclopedia for Antiquity, Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft. Articles are extensive and often address the topic in general before analyzing the issues in Greece and in Rome specifically. Bibliographies list books, essays, and journal articles for further reading.
There are also additional series published with the encyclopedia, including a five-volume set on the classical tradition and four supplements:
1) Chronologies of the Ancient World
2) Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts
3) Historical Atlas of the Ancient World
4) Reception of Myth and Mythology
5) Reception of Classical Literature
6) History of Classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary
Latin Literature by Gian Biagio Conte; Joseph B. Solodow (Translator); Don P. Fowler (Revised by); Glen W. Most (Revised by)
An authoritative and comprehensive history of Latin literature from the early republic through the late empire. Treats cultural history and reception in addition to the lives and works of authors, development of genres, and sources.
The Oxford Classical Dictionary by Simon Hornblower (Editor); Antony Spawforth (Editor); Esther Eidinow
For over sixty years, The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivalled one-volume reference in the field of classics. Now completely revised and updated. Offers over 6,700 entries written by classical scholars from around the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law,science, art, archaeology, near eastern studies, and late antiquity. New entries supplement the existing material, including entries on topics such as Adrasteia, Latin anthologies, Jewish art, ancient religious beliefs, emotions, film, gender, kinship, and many more. Other specific developments include an added focus on two new areas: "anthropology" and "reception". Also available in print.