History of the Roman Empire

Spring 2013

Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-135; Jessica M. McCutcheon (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Dunstan C. McNutt.

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  • Reference
  • Primary Sources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Annee Philologique (1959 to present)
Index to articles and books about ancient authors, texts, history, art, and archeology.

Cambridge Companions
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.

Cambridge Histories
Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.

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Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).

Search thousands of library catalogs for books and more.


Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
Provides an authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects

Brill’s New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. Leiden ; Boston: Brill, 2006. AC Frost Reference DE5 .N48213 2006

The Oxford Classical Dictionary. 3rd ed. rev. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. AC Frost Reference DE5 .O9 2003

Primary Sources

Perseus Project

Go to "Collections/Texts", and click on "Greek & Roman Materials"

Primary Source Research Guide