A List of Women Authors From the Ancient World
Sappho may be the most well-known, but there are many women authors attested in antiquity, and you can find some information here.
Virtual Teaching Assignments
Here you will find some suggestions for assignments students can complete offline with minimal access to a library, online or otherwise.
TedEd: A Day in the Life
Excellent short videos about the lives of Romans and Athenians (with differences in gender, status, and class noted) by Robert Garland and Ray Laurence.
- A Day in the Life of an Athenian
- A Day in the Life of a Roman Soldier
- A Day in the Life of a Roman Boy
- A Day in the Life of a Roman Girl
Art and Theatre
The Wrath of Demeter: A Puppet Film
A feminist retelling of the story of Demeter and Persephone from the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, by Lauren Dudley (visual artist, filmmaker, and puppet maker). Featuring Alex Hollman.
Casina: What the Women Knew (A Puppet Film)
Another feminist puppet film from Lauren Dudley, based on Plautus’ Casina. Featuring Cathy Connors as the prologue speaker.
Meter and Poetry
Society for the Oral Reading of Greek and Latin Literature
Selected ancient texts read orally in “Restored Classical Pronunciation” by experts in the field, for the purpose of better appreciating the literature through sound.
A developing online tool for scansion and meter.
Secondary School Resources
LGBT Meets SPQR
LGBT Meets SPQR is a collection of authentic Latin texts that highlight LGBTQIA+ topics for the purpose of enhancing representation and facilitating discussion in middle and high school Latin classes (appropriate for ages 14 – 17).