i – The British School at Athens has recorded a short podcast ‘Temple Tales: Olympia and Eleusis in Myth and Reality’ aimed at secondary school pupils + links to the ‘Myth and Religion’ topic.
ii – 5 themes emerged from a Wikipedia Education assignment on Fishbourne. Dr Victoria Austen explained on Twitter: “Another villa site now – Yusuf focused on adding details to the discovery and destruction sections of the Fishbourne Palace article.
iii – Check out the ‘Virtual Classics with Cambridge’ new outreach initiative aimed at students and teachers interested in Ancient Mediterranean World Ancient Lit, Ancient History, Art &, Archaeology, Philosophy & Religion, Linguistics, Greek & Latin
iv – The Athens Akropolis Museum has gone digital – Digital Acropolis Museum: a new world. The first website of a Greek Museum to present all the artefacts included in its permanent exhibition making them accessible to the global community
Check out Acropoli Story Board and Kids games.
v – The Archaeological Museum of Thebes reopened a few years ago after a long period of closure for renovations and the Museum now offers a virtual tour and lots of other online resources including its wonderful Mycenaean gallery.
vi – Don’t forget Virtual Pompeii
vii – Enjoy a digital tour journey into the world of the ancient Greek Technology in central Athens.
viii – 10 Virtual Tours of Archaeological Sites & Museums in Turkey
ix – Louvre museum makes its entire collection available online.
x – Visualising Ancient Athens in 3D from Dimitris Tsalkanis is a Digital Artist and Video Editor based in Athens.
xi – More than 4,200 British Museum Athenian vases integrated into Kerameikos.org.
xii – The Herculaneum News Letter is very much worth signing up for.
xiii – Piraeus Museum is also online. Cine ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟΝ – YouTube:
xiv – Time Travel to Ancient Pompeii, Rome, and Athens on Ancient World Virtual Tours.
xv – For those who want to delve into the subject and travel back in time with the help of technologies, the research group Piacenza Romana offers three virtual reality itineraries: with a smartphone application and 3D glasses you can visit Placentia as it was in the days of the Empire, in a continuous comparison with the contemporary city, while images, maps and audio contributions offer to the Site visitors a guide to the sites of the former colony.
xvi – Panoply/CSCP launched “Animating the Ancient World” on 24th April with recordings are now available to watch online. To access them, please use the password “hydria” (which is case sensitive). Not only useful in the classroom, the resources would be a marvellous asset for an Hotel evening’s preparation during a School Trips!
xvii – A registry of all Greek Archaeological sites, including sites protected because of their historical significance, is now available online. The registry’s portal so far includes 14,700 monuments, 3,400 archaeological and historical sites, 844 protected zones, a total of 32 terabytes of data. More data will be entered soon, including all museums around the country.
xviii – A marvelous offer from Mark Letteney on Twitter. 8GB of new video added from the Colosseum and Roman Forum, shot in 4K
“I’m going to post all the Rome site visits video in a Google folder. Instructions are in the document at the top level, but the highlights are: I’ll update this thread regularly as I make more.