DIGITAL MAP & GEOGRAPHY RESOURCES
Site promotes historical geography and cartography. Find here links to the Barrington Atlas and Pleiades.
Minimal maps are included in the country profiles
Bowles's Geographia classica; or, the geography of the ancients, as contained in the Greek and Latin classics: exhibited in thirty-two maps, ... (Herman Moll). 1974.
Available in Eighteenth Century Collection Online
The Broer Map Library is an organization aimed at providing libraries and other organizations access to a large online map collection.
The site contains current profiles of countries, with maps.
“In a first phase, DARMC offers a series of maps and geodatabases bearing on multiple aspects of Roman and medieval civilization in the broadest terms. We have drawn on the cartographic achievements of our predecessors, most notably from Richard J. A. Talbert’s magnificent Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World (2000) …”
Project that looks at the different ways space and time are represented in Herodotus’ Histories
“This site contains maps, literature, documents, books and other relevant material concerning the past, present and future of historic cities and facilitates the location of similar content on the web.”
The European History section contains several modules on ancient Greece and Rome.
Mapping Mediterranean Lands (MEDMAPS) showcases sixteen important early maps and related information from the collections of American centers for international research in the Mediterranean region. As part of the Digital Library for International Research, under the aegis of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, this three-year project completed a comprehensive survey of maps in the collections of American research centers in the Mediterranean area and created web-accessible bibliographic records. In addition, this site includes information about unique maps and illustrated plates in atlases and other publications relating to archaeological excavation and exploration.
Includes digitized maps from the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. This collection is available through the Digital Library for International Research: (DLIR).
Oriental Institute Ancient Near East Site Maps (University of Chicago)
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection (University of Texas)
Site provides thousands of map images—including current maps and historical maps of the Greek and Roman world. Link to Historical Maps
Pleiades gives scholars, students, and enthusiasts worldwide the ability to use, create, and share historical geographic information about the Greek and Roman World in digital form.
[It] is a joint project of the Ancient World Mapping Center, the Stoa Consortium, and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.“
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