Information by Subject | Ursuline Studies
BBC's Story of Africa
- Tells the history of the continent from an African perspective.
- Columbia University site includes audio and video clips.
Harlem Hospital WPA Murals
- This site tells the story of these murals, their creators, and the controversy surrounding their subject matter. The site contains a number of video clips that talk about the artwork, along with some nice biographical portraits of the artists, who included Charles Alston, Vertis Hayes, and Georgette Seabrooke.
- Research tool for students, based on a project by the Schomburg Center for Research in Blank Culture
Rhapsodies in Black
- Visual arts during the Harlem Renaissance
Ancient City of Athens
- A photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece).
Athenian Agora Excavations
- Provides information on the Athenian Agora.
Classical Language Instruction Project at Princeton University
- This site contains samples of Greek and Latin prose and poetry texts, read by various scholars and in different styles.
Homeric Singing - An Approach to the Original Performance
Theban Mapping Project
- A comprehensive archaeological database of Thebes.
- Online repository for cultural multimedia information from the Levant (Al-Mashriq) in general and Lebanon in particular based at Ostfold College, Halden (Norway).
Michelangelo Public and Private: Drawings for the Sistine Chapel and Other Treasures from the Casa Buonarroti [Flash Player]
- This narrated tour features studies and preparatory drawings for the Sistine Chapel . Also includes an accompanying lecture.
- Information for students from the Annenberg Foundation and PBS. Based on a video instructional series on Western civilization.
Women Who Ruled: Queens, Goddesses, Amazons, 1500-1650
- This site is a seminar on exploring the ways powerful women were depicted in the visual arts of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
Chateau de Versailles (Palace of Versailles)
- Website of the Chateau de Versailles, includes maps, virtual tours, and information on the history of the palace.