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Online Resources

Language Research Websites

Patrologia Latina

Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid (Notre Dame University)

The Septuagint

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (University of California, Irvine)

Perseus Project (Tufts University)

Greek and Latin Language Resources

ARTFL Project: French-English Dictionary Form

Literary Resources--Classical and Biblical (Lynch)

Lexicity - a resource for Dictionaries. grammars, lessons, biblical texts, and non-biblical texts available for Ge'ez, Coptic, Greek and Latin (and many other ancient languages.)


Early African Language - Ge'ez

Early African Language - Coptic

Early African Language - Coptic (Lexicity)

Early African Language - Egyptian (Lexicity) - pre-Coptic

Early African Language - Ethopian (Lexicity) - Ge'ez


Theological & Historical Research Websites

Ancient World Online

The Amateur Academic's Medieval Education

Dictionary of African Christian Biography

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

Byzantine Studies (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.)

The Coptic Network Features reference links to the Coptic Encyclopedia, as well as to Coptic research journals and manuscript translations.

ECOLE A hypertexted encyclopedia of Early Church history

New Advent (Catholic Encyclopedia)

The New Testament Gateway

ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Reference Sources in Classical Studies (Bobst Library at NYU)

Refrigerium Early Christian WebSite

Seminarium Patristicum (University of Fribourg)

St. John of Damascus Faculty of Theology Research Page

Theology Library: Church History

Online seminary resource


Augustine : texts and translations

Base d'Information Bibliographique en Patrisique
(Bibliographical Information Base in Patristics, BIBP)

BCNH--La Bibliothèque copte de Nag Hammadi
(The Nag Hammadi Coptic Library; Université Laval, Québec, Canada)

Biblia Patristica - an online database to find biblical texts in the church fathers.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library The Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is one of the largest and best online collections of Christian theological and spiritual works.

Catena of the Early Church Fathers (ANF/NPNF). This catena was put together from the ANF/NPNF series and their references, which are not always reliable, but provide an idea of the commentary from the fathers in this series

Early Christian Writings Provides access to more than a hundred documents
on early Christianity.

Early Church Fathers—Additional Texts

Early Church UK

ICLnet (Internet Christian Library)

Kommission zur Herausgabe des Corpus der lateinischen Kirchenväter
(Commission for Editing the Corpus of the Latin Church Fathers, CSEL)

Myriobiblos--The E-text Library of the Church of Greece

ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies--Library
Offers sources of primary documents on the Internet.

The Saint Pachomius Library Check out the global index of Orthodox patristic texts, liturgical documents, and saint's lives of all eras.

Theology Library: The Fathers of the Church on the Bible

Area Studies



North Africa


Nubian Studies

Significant Figures

Athanasius Werke

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine : texts and translations

Sant' Agostino (Augustinus Hipponensis)

Re-Christianizing Augustine Postmodern Style
(Article from Animus: A Philosophical Journal for Our Time)

Evagrius Ponticus

Marius Victorinus

Vitae Patrum: Lives of the Desert Fathers


Valsamis George Origins of the Western Monasticism in the 4th and 5th c. A.D.

Societies & Associations

Canadian Society of Patristic Studies/Association Canadienne des Études Patristiques Includes the CSPS/ACÉP Bulletin, titles and abstracts of papers presented at annual meetings, links, and membership application form.

ETS Patristics Study Group Offers a schedule for papers to be presented at the annual Evangelical Theological Society meeting and links to related websites.

The International Society for Nubian Studies Founded in 1972 in Warsaw, Poland,
The International Society for Nubian Studies provides a focus for those interested in the archaeology and history of Nubia and Sudan, and seeks to promote awareness of the rich cultural heritage of this region.

The North American Patristic Society Access the society's newsletter, Patristics, conference information and the Journal of Early Christian Studies (for members only; nonmembers can access the journal using the link below--see Online Journals).

Online Journals & Publications

Journal of Early Christian Studies (Published by Johns Hopkins University Press)


Barrington Atlas online