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This is a research guide for students of Classical Studies. The above tabs will direct you to lists of subject-specific resources available in NYU's Bobst Library - and beyond!


History - Encyclopedias covering the ancient world, biographical and geographical sources.

Languages - Lists of Latin and Greek dictionaries, and resources covering Latin and Greek literature.

Civilization - Subject-specific resources covering Art, Mythology, Archaeology, Philosophy, etc.

Journals - A list of available journals covering a wide variety of classical subjects.

Online Classics Resources - External links that should aid any ambitious Classics scholars.

Bibliographies - Guides to research that has already been done.

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How to Find Books and Journals in BobCat by Subject

BobCat can be searched for materials in Classical Studies using a Subject Heading (LCSH) search. Generally the subject headings follow these patterns:

Architecture, Greek Latin Literature

Art, Ancient

Mythology, Roman
Art, Roman Roman Law
Athens--History Satire, Greek

Classical Antiquities

Sculpture, Roman
Cults--Rome Slavery--Greece
Greece--Antiquities Theater--Greece
Greece--Intellectual Life Women--Rome
Greece--Social conditions names of individual rulers, e.g. Marcus Aurelius
Greek poetry names of individual authors with variant spellings, e.g. Aristotle or Aristoteles

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