John F. Shean
Department of Social Science
Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
Rm. C459JJ
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
telephone: (718) 482-6015
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laetus in praesens animus quod ultra est/ oderit curare et amara lento/temperet risu.
-Horace, Odes 2.16.25-7

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Below you will find syllabi for classes I have taught and links to some useful websites.


LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Fall, 2011

SSH103, Western Civilization I

College of Staten Island, CUNY

Spring, 2004

SLS 301 Ancient Culture

CORE 100, Sec. 5446

CORE 100, Sec. 5327

University of Michigan:

University of Wisconsin-Madison: __________________________________________________________________________

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:


Sites providing access to all sorts of resources available on the web:

Electronic Resources for Classicists

Links to Museums and Other Classical Sites


Argos search engine

The Ancient World Web A master index to ancient sites on web

Greek Studies:

The Perseus Project Greek texts and translations, images and maps of the ancient Greek world

Roman Studies:

Perseus Latin texts and text tools Latin counterpart to original Perseus project

Rome Project

Lacus Curtius provides links to over 1200 sites!

De Imperatoribus Romanis On-line encyclopaedia of Roman emperors

Special Topics Sites:

Classical Atlas Project

Archimedia I Architecture in Ancient Near East

Exploring Ancient World Cultures Ancient History

Diotima Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Late Antique and Medieval Links:

Society for Late Antiquity

The Byzantine Studies Page provides links to all aspects of Byzantine studies

ORB-Medieval Sourcebook provides links to Medieval texts available on the web

Byzantine & Medieval Links Index

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