This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book subscribes the history of scholarship both in the study of Classical Antiquity and in the Digital Humanities. It includes the historical surveys as well as futuristic proposals, demonstrations of the impact of innovative methodologies on classical research as well as reports of advanced tools, technology and services, and discussion of classical research in the Web 2.0 environment. The book addresses the aspects of digital practice in Classical archaeology and geography. It shows the development of a project from largely analogue origins to the gradual adoption of cutting-edge and innovative technologies that transform the research process. The book explores the details of an architecture allowing distinct components to be used independently, combined in various ways and cited, via the robust Canonical Text Services protocols. It themselves take different forms, through pedagogical questions to theoretical, disciplinary or methodological discussions.