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6. Other's Work
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10, Miscellaneous
11. What Was New
12. Index

 

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Links

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This is my collection of links that I feel would be useful for people running Gloranthan or other RPG campaigns. They're grouped below by topic. I make no claim to having discovered all these sites by myself and I thank all the anonymous sources who've provided links.

New Links are identified by a sentence fragment like this : NEW! July 5, 2001


Index

General Gaming Sites
Gloranthan Gaming Sites
Ancient and Medieval Cultures
Ancient and Medieval Literatures
Fantasy Websites
Flora and Fauna
How Did They Do That Then?
Myths and Legends
Names
Television Shows

General Gaming Sites

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AnotherUniverse.com

Good site for information on the gaming industry (and I don't mean gambling) as well as reviews of new games. Check out the Out of the Box column under the Mania Magazine heading.

Game Manufacturers Association

Interesting site with links to companies, information on the industry and trade shows.

RPGNet - The Inside Scoop on Gaming

Another interesting site.

Gloranthan Gaming Sites

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There are an awful lot of pages out there dedicated to Glorantha. Fortunately, both Kim Englund and Dave Dunham have great collections of links.

Chaosium's The World of Glorantha is THE place to find official Gloranthan information.  This is where Kim Englund's list of links now resides.

Delecti's Upland Marsh is a good source for Gloranthan lore, etc.

Ancient and Medieval Cultures

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Ancient City of Athens

Indiana University site.

Ancient Greek World

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology site.

Ancient World Web

Portal site for ancient world web sites.

Argos

"Argos is the first peer-reviewed, limited area search engine (LASE) on the World-Wide Web. It has been designed to cover the ancient and medieval worlds. Quality is controlled by a system of hyperlinked Internet indices which are managed by qualified professionals who serve as the Associate Editors of the project. The same procedures that govern quality also serve to limit the scope of Argos to the ancient world." Excellent source of information. ARGOS references a lot of the following sites.

Celt Net

An online Celtic community.

The Code of Hammurabi

Includes translation.

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Very interesting.

Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World

Collection of course materials available on the Internet.

The Ecole Initiative

"Welcome to the ECOLE Documents Page, a compilation of translated primary sources useful for learning about early and mediŠval Christianity. We have also included texts from other religions with which the Church necessarily had dealings -- Judaism, Islam, and the various heresies -- and from the Hellenistic philosophical schools." Includes some very interesting articles on topics like the Eleusian mysteries.

The Gathering of the Clans

Interesting information on Scotland.

The Greeks

From the PBS series of the same name.

KLIO-NET

A Free Web Community for Ancient World Sites

Lords of the Earth

Site dedicated to the Maya, Aztecs, Incas, Mixtecs and North American Indians. Not a lot of information but kind of interesting.

The Middle Ages

Online multimedia intreoduction to the subject from Annenberg/CPB.

ORB Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Excellent scholarly source of information.

Ostia, Harbour of Ancient Rome

"This web-site is dedicated to Ostia, the harbour of ancient Rome. Here you will find information for professional archaeologists and historians, for students of Roman archaeology and history, and for interested lay-people. The site is maintained by the Internet Group Ostia (IGO)."

People Past and Present Part 1

Collection of educational sites aimed at (but not just for) children. Collected by the American Library Association.

People Past and Present Part 2

Mostly American information but does include sites on religion.

Perseus Project Home Page

"Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. A collaborative team from a number of academic institutions has worked together to amass Perseus materials. Over 70 museums have shared pictures of their art objects."

The Robin Hood Project

"THE ROBIN HOOD PROJECT is designed to make available in electronic format a database of texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information about the Robin Hood stories and other outlaw tales."  From the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

The Romans

From the BBC series of the same name.

Theban Mapping Project

Overview of an ongoing project to map Thebes. Includes interesting links.

The ULTIMATE Barbarian Page!

Sort of a mix of fantasy and history.

The Vikings

Ancient and Medieval Literature

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Argos

"Argos is the first peer-reviewed, limited area search engine (LASE) on the World-Wide Web. It has been designed to cover the ancient and medieval worlds. Quality is controlled by a system of hyperlinked Internet indices which are managed by qualified professionals who serve as the Associate Editors of the project. The same procedures that govern quality also serve to limit the scope of Argos to the ancient world." Excellent source of information. ARGOS references a lot of the following sites.

The Ecole Initiative

"Welcome to the ECOLE Documents Page, a compilation of translated primary sources useful for learning about early and mediŠval Christianity. We have also included texts from other religions with which the Church necessarily had dealings -- Judaism, Islam, and the various heresies -- and from the Hellenistic philosophical schools." Includes some very interesting articles on topics like the Eleusian mysteries.

The Internet Classics Archive

ORB Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Excellent scholarly source of information.

Rabanus Maurus

Latin classic from the 9th century anno domine.  "Rabanus Maurus's De rerum naturis, also known as De universo, is an encyclopedic compilation which he assembled between 842 and 846. The earliest edition was edited and printed by Adolf Rusch (the so-called "R-Printer") about 1466. This edition was reprinted by George Colvener in his collected edition of Rabanus's works in 1627, and again by J.-P. Migne in the series Patrologia Latina in 1851."

Perseus Project Home Page

"Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. A collaborative team from a number of academic institutions has worked together to amass Perseus materials. Over 70 museums have shared pictures of their art objects."

Fantasy Websites

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Narnia

Cool website dedicate to C.S. Lewis' classic fantasy books.

Flora and Fauna

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Animal Diversity Web

Searchable database of animal information. Includes lifestyle, habitat and diet information. Deals mostly with mammals.

Breeds of Livestock

Good source of information on common and more obscure breeds of livestock. From Oklahoma State University. Includes images.

Herbal Hall

Information on herbs and herbal remedies.

How Did They Do That Then?

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The alchemy web site and virtual library NEW! July 5, 2001

"Over 90 megabytes online of information on alchemy in all its facets. Divided into over 1300 sections and providing tens of thousands of pages of text, over 2000 images, over 200 complete alchemical texts, extensive bibliographical material on the printed books and manuscripts, numerous articles, introductory and general reference material on alchemy."

Christian Fletcher, Medieval Armourer

Want to look authentic at your next LARP? Mr. Fletcher takes all major credit cards and produces armour and arms for both the SCA and aficionados. Mostly medieval stuff as the name suggests so you'll have to be a westerner.

Footwear of the Middle Ages

"With special emphasis on Britain and Denmark. By I. Marc Carlson."

A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

The Household Cyclopedia of General Information

"This 1881 reference book was designed to help nineteenth-century households stay healthy and productive. Need to know how to winter your bees?" The Scout Report, Volume 5, Number 18.

The Medieval Technology Pages

The Medieval Technology Pages are an attempt to provide accurate, referenced information on technological innovation and related subjects in western Europe during the Middle Ages

The Old Timer's Page

Fascinating site that describes how things were done and made before electricity.

SCA Music and Dance Homepage

Excellent collection of links on the aforementioned subjects. Topics covered mostly include Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Shez's Old Craft Page

"Welcome to Shez's Old Craft Page. If you are a newbie pagan, craft, wiccan or witch, I hope you will find some interesting tips on the Old Craft ways. From herbs, medicines, brews, simples, candles, and much more." Good source for information on folklore, herbal lore and how things used to be made.

Sixty Centuries of Copper NEW! July 5, 2001

Full text of a book discussing among other topics ancient copper mining and smithing techniques.

Myths and Legends

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Bulfinch's Mythology, 'The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes'

Cultural Aspects of Trees : Traditions and Myths

Dalriada Celtic Heritage Trust: Welcome Page

Great collection of Celtic myth and lore.  "Dalriada is a fairly large site which tries to cover most things Celtic.  In our archive section we have examples
of history, Celtic folklore, mythology, customs and culture."

Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World

Collection of course materials available on the Internet.

The Encyclopedia Mythica

Great source for mythology, folklore and legend on the WWW.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Great collection of interesting myths edited and/or translated by D. L. Ashliman of the University of Pittsburgh.

Indigenous Australia NEW! July 13, 2001

Information and stories about the indigenous Australians.

Japanese Old Tales

What it says.

Myths and Legends

Wonderful collection of links. Covers all sorts of sites offering myths and legends from around the world.

Perseus Project Home Page

"Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. A collaborative team from a number of academic institutions has worked together to amass Perseus materials. Over 70 museums have shared pictures of their art objects."

Trees and Humankind : Cultural and Psychological Bindings

Names

This is a web site that provide lists of names including names from ancient societies.  Very useful when you're bad at making them up like I am!

Baby Names

Television Shows

This is a list of the fantasy TV shows that I like and that I feel provide decent inspiration.

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Conan the Adventurer

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

(they don't call 'em legendary for nothing).

Logomancy: XENA Fandom

If you like your fantasy cheesy (and who doesn't at least occasionally) and don't mind when they play free and easy with history. I mean, Boudicca, Xena and Julius Caesar all in the same episode? Come on now.

Xena: Warrior Princess

Official cheese site.


This page last updated July 13, 2001

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