Links

Here’s a list of links to useful and interesting websites.

Organisations 

The Classical Association – the national organisation for the promotion of classics

Liverpool CA – one of our nearest branches

Manchester CA – one of our nearest branches

The British Museum – the UK’s largest museum

The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies

The British School at Athens – an institute for advanced research

The British School at Rome – facilitates European research, runs summer courses in classics

JACT and JSST – more information on the Joint Association for Classics Teachers and the multiple summer schools they help to organise

Classics For All – provides funding to increase participation in Latin and Greek throughout schools

 

Local Societies 

Fylde DFAS – the local Decorative and Fine Art society, which holds monthly lectures and other events

Lytham Heritage Society

 

Blogs and Articles

A Don’s Life – blog by Professor Mary Beard

Caroline Lawrence – keep up to date with the Roman Mysteries series and Caroline’s other publications

Tom Holland – keep up to date with the work of the broadcaster, author and historian

Edith Hall blog – articles by Professor Edith Hall, who visited the LSA CA in April 2016 (see if you can find her post about us!)

Llewelyn Morgan Blog – interesting articles by an Oxford don

Vindolanda Tablets Online

The lyre and the lexicon – an interesting, if now archived, blog

 

Teaching and Learning Resources

The Classics Library – resources and advertisements for Classics teachers, tutors and students

Perseus – a super quick way to access nearly every Latin and Greek text, also with very helpful vocabulary tools

Cambridge Latin Course – online help and resources for the UK’s most popular Latin teaching course.

UKLO – the homepage for the United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad, a great challenge for budding classicists

Memrise – an excellent way to learn facts and vocabulary from a huge range of languages

 

Miscellaneous

Greek Cosmos Art – Athenian artist Thanos produced the beautiful trophies for our Classics Competition