Some useful links for further study and enjoyment.  Others will be added as they are discovered.  Please let me know (dabeardsley at msn dot com) if you would like your link included, if there are broken links, or if you would like to link to idealinthewest.

Greek and Latin Language

A Latin translation of Plato's "Republic"

A Latin translation of Plato’s “Republic”

American Classical League

The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies

The American Philological Association

The Center for Hellenic Studies

The Classical Association

The New York Classical Club

Ancient Greece and Plato

Socrates, from "The School of Athens" by Raphael

Socrates, from “The School of Athens” by Raphael

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy

The Plato Centre at Trinity College Dublin

Algis Uzdavinys

Platonic Texts from the University of Adelaide, AU

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Plato’s Republic, read by Patrick Horgan

The International Plato Society

Ancient Rome and Plotinus

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript of Porphyry and Plotinus

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript of Porphyry and Plotinus

International Society for NeoPlatonic Studies

Articles on Ancient History

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy–Plotinus

The Blog of Brian Hines, author of Return to the One

The Enneads of Plotinus


The Renaissance and Marsilio Ficino

Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), Bust in the Duomo, Florence

Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), Bust in the Duomo, Florence

The Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence

Société Marsile Ficin (Italian & French)

A Review of Ficino’s Platonic Theology

A Bibliography of Works by Ficino

The I Tatti Renaissance Library of Harvard University Press


The Cambridge Platonists and Thomas Taylor

Lady Anne Conway

The Shrine of Wisdom/Fintry Trust, UK

The Prometheus Trust, UK

Cambridge Platonism

An Essay on the Cambridge Platonists


The American Idealists and Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Bush," Emerson's home in Concord MA

“Bush,” Emerson’s home in Concord MA

The Web of American Transcendentalism

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Institute

Emerson Central

Kirk McElhearn’s Blog, Reading Emerson

The Thoreau Society

The Walden Woods Project

The Charles Ives Society

Jeremy Denk, Pianist