WikiClassics User Group/Classicists
This page organizes the work on covering classicists (scholars and translators of classics) in various Wikimedia projects.
This section covers work on identifying classicists yet to cover. It is expected that Wikidata be used as a central fact repository to help growing coverage on other projects.
Existing lists and resourcesEdit
- Catalogus Philologorum Classicorum (~7500 entries)
- Resources in English Wikipedia's Women's Classical Committee
- 'Database of Classical Scholars', Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences (~800 entries)
- Sandys, John, A History of Classical Scholarship (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press) (3 vols.) (vol. 1, 1903; vols. 2 and 3, 1908).
- A basic Wikidata query for classicists
- history of result count: July 2019: 6950 people; Feb 2021: 8625 people
- Example of above query with additional conditions - French classicists without a French Wikipedia article
Coverage on WikipediaEdit