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CLAS 390: Junior Seminar

Use this guide to help you research topics in Classics.

Classics Reference Sources Online

Look for this title: Cambridge Ancient History

Look for these titles:

Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Look for these titles:

Grove Dictionary of Art
Oxford Companion to Western Art


Classics Reference Sources in Print

In the Circulating Collection -

  • Handbook for Classical Research, DE71 .S27 2011 (Your guide to research in Classics!)
  • Cambridge Ancient History, (14 vols), D57 .C252

In the Reference Collection -

  • Oxford Classical Dictionary, Ref. DE5 .O9 2012
  • Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient world, (16 vols), Ref. DE5 .N4813
    - Index volume has Lists and Tables
  • Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient world: Classical tradition, Ref. DE5 .N482
  • Cambridge Dictionary of Classical civilization, Ref. DE5 .C28 2006
  • Classical studies: a guide to the reference literature, Ref. PA91 .J4 2006
  • Edinburgh Companion to ancient Greece and Rome, Ref. DE59 .E3 2006
  • Chronologies of the Ancient World: names, dates and dynasties (Brill), Ref. D101.7 .H4713 2007
  • Oxford Illustrated History of the Roman World, Ref. DG231 .O94 2001
  • Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World, Ref. DF214 .O94 2001
  • Genealogical Chart of Greek mythology, Ref. BL785 .N44 2003
  • Dictionary of Classical Mythology, Ref. BL715 .G713 1985

On Reserve in the Library:

  • The Oxford handbook of Roman Egypt, DT93 .O96 2012, at the Circulation Desk

Ancient Egypt Reference:

  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, Ref. DT58 .O94 2001(3 vols)
  • Princeton Dictionary of Ancient Egypt, Ref. DT58 .S55 2008
  • The Complete royal families of Ancient Egypt, Ref. DT83 .D65 2004
  • The ancient gods speak : a guide to Egyptian religion, Ref. BL2428 .A53 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian architecture, Ref. NA215 .A7513 2003
  • The complete gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt, Ref. BL2450.G6 W56 2003

Art Reference:

  • Dictionary of Art, Ref. N31 .D5 1996
  • Oxford Dictionary of Art, Ref. N33 .O93 2004
  • Oxford Companion to Western Art, Ref. N33 .O923 2001

Atlases (in the Atlas Case, on the second level near the elevator)

  • Historical Atlas of the Ancient world, (Brill) Ref. G1033 .H5 2010
  • Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman world, Ref. G1033 .B3 2000
  • Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman world: Map-by-map Directory, Ref. G1033 .B3 2000 Suppl. v.1 & v.2
  • Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome, Ref. DG209 .C6645 2003
  • Atlas of the Valley of the Kings, Ref. G2492.V36 E15 2003

Language Dictionaries: (use for literature abbreviations as well)

  • A Greek-English lexicon, Ref. PA445.E5 L6 1996
  • Oxford Latin dictionary, Ref. PA2365.E5 O9 2012 and 1982

Literature Reference:

  • Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Ref. PA31 .G4713 2009
  • Latin Literature : a History, Ref. PA6008 .C6613 1994