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Connect to the Dartmouth Dante Project.
Read the farewell-to-Nancy-Vickers editorial from USC's Daily Trojan.
Visit MTV Online.
Take a virtual tour of Italian gardens of the Renaissance.
Play a Renaissance Platonic Game at your next garden party dinner!


Visit the homepage of the College's Arts Program.
Go to the Bryn Mawr Office for the Arts.
Visit the Eastern State Penitentiary, built in 1829 to reflect the Quaker philosophy that solitary confinement would lead to spiritual enlightenment. It now hosts artists working in visionary architecture, painting, sculpture, and multimedia.

ATHENA: Abducted, Restored and Copied

Read about Athena's meaning as a mythological figure and representation in art.
Peruse more resources on Athena from the Perseus Project digital library of vase paintings and coins.
Read a review of Athena, A Biography, by Lee Hall.
Find out about Pheidias and his sculpture of the Athena Parthenos.
Look at the Athena Lemnia cast in the Ashmolean Museum.
View the Bologna head in the Museo Civico Archeologico
See the statue of Athena Parthenos in Nashville's replica of the Parthenon.
Read the background for and online debate over Black Athena, Cornell Professor Martin Bernal's iconoclastic study of the African origins of Greek civilization.

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