Subject Guide: Classics
The Library's Subject Guides help you find resources that are specialized for certain areas of study. There are many other resources available which provide generalized information--not specific to one topic or area. To see more of these general resources, see the Subject Guide: General page.
Humanities Liaison Librarian - Joshua Finnell
Classics Department Homepage
Databases provide information about journal, magazine and newspaper articles.
- Art Full Text 1929-present
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Knowledge)
- ArtSTOR - search for visual representations of Greek & Roman culture.
- Greek and Latin Inscriptions - primary sources of information from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia.
- Humanities International Complete
- MLA International Bibliography
- Philosopher's Index
- Saskia Art History Images - contextual images of the Classics.
Reference books provide background information on a people, terms and concepts.
- Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary
- Cassell's New Latin Dictionary PA2365.E52 C3 1968
- The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Greek PA1139.E5 P76 1982
- New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin PA111 .S54 1995
Oxford Reference Books Online: Bilingual Dictionaries
The online version; search many dictionaries at once, or choose to search only Latin/English books.
- Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World DF16 .S23 1995
- Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World : Map-by-Map Directory G1033 .B3 2000 Suppl (Atlas Case #2)
- Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities BL782 .C67 2000
- Living Greek Theatre : A Handbook of Classical Performance and Modern Production PA3201 .W36 1987
Oxford Reference Books Online: Classics
Search five online classics-related reference works.
- Folklore, Mythology, Literature: e-reference books
- L'Année Philologique, 1924 -2003 Z7016 .M35A5 (Annex Floor 1A) - Latest 10 years ONLY
Other Reference Works:
Here are a few web sites we think you might find useful:
- The Internet Classics Archive
An online resource from MIT for classical antiquity, including a collection of Greek and Roman texts in translation, arranged by author.
- Latin Place Names
Vernacular equivalents of Latin place names. From Brigham Young University.
- Roman Numeral and Date Conversion
Online calculators for converting dates from the Julian or Gregorian calendars into Roman equivalents, and Roman numerals into Arabic numerals (or vice versa). There is also an online Roman numeral calculator.
- Voice of the Shuttle: Classical Studies Resources
A vast collection of links to webpages on language, archeology, literature, philosophy, etc. From the University of California, Santa Barbara.
- TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals
of Interest to Classicists
TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. From the University of Toronto.
- Internet Resources for Classics
From the Classics Department of the University of Florida.
- Perseus Digital Library
- APIS Advanced Papyrological Information System
- The Latin Library
- The Classics Page