Classics Research Guide

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  • Annee philologique (1959 to present)
    Index to articles and books about ancient authors, texts, history, art, and archeology.
  • Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
    Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.
  • International Medieval Bibliography
    Comprehensive index of journal articles and books about Europe, North Africa, and the Near East from 300 to 1500.
  • JSTOR
    Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)
  • Library of Latin Texts (240 BC to 1965)
    Texts from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council.
  • Loeb Classical Library
    All 520 of the in-print Loeb volumes of Latin and Greek texts with up-to-date English translations on the facing pages, fully searchable and browseable. Create a user account to save searches, bookmarks, and annotations.
  • Project Muse
    Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

Classical Latin Texts
Essentially all Latin literary texts written before A.D. 200, with some from later antiquity; browse by author or search by word or using the concordance. From the Packard Humanities Institute. 

    Human development in sacred landscapes Frost Library; DF129 .H86 2015

    The Isthmus of Corinth : crossroads of the Mediterranean world (Pettegrew, David K., author.) Frost Library; DF261.C65 P38 2016

    Mycenaean Greece and the Aegean world : palace and province in the late Bronze Age (Kramer-Hajós, Margaretha Theodora, 1970-) Frost Library; DF261.E9 K73 2016

    A family of gods : the worship of the imperial family in the Latin West (McIntyre, Gwynaeth, author.) Frost Library; DG124 .M35 2016

    War and society in early Rome : from warlords to generals (Armstrong, Jeremy, author.) Frost Library; DG231.3 .A76 2016

    Roman power : a thousand years of empire (Harris, William V. (William Vernon) author.) Frost Library; DG270 .H27 2016

    The Emperor Nero : a guide to the ancient sources Frost Library; DG285 .E47 2016

    Russell Kirk, American conservative (Birzer, Bradley J., 1967-) Frost Library; JC573.2.U6 B533 2015

    Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right (Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-, author.) Frost Library; JC573.2.U6 H624 2016

    The religion of democracy : seven liberals and the American moral tradition (Kittelstrom, Amy, author.) Frost Library; JC574.2.U6 K57 2015

    Politics against domination (Shapiro, Ian, author.) Frost Library; JC578 .S44 2016

    If you can keep it : the forgotten promise of American liberty (Metaxas, Eric, author.) Frost Library; JC585 .M475 2016

    Free speech after 9 (Gelber, Katharine, author.) Frost Library; JC591 .G45 2016

    Social dimensions of privacy : interdisciplinary perspectives Frost Library; JC596 .S63 2015

    Republic (Plato.) Frost Library; JC71 .P35 1992b

    Seneca : a philosopher in politics (Griffin, Miriam T. (Miriam Tamara)) Frost Library; JC89 .G67 1992

    Living with a dead language : my romance with Latin (Patty, Ann, author.) Frost Library; PA2061 .P38 2016

    A lexicon of ancient Latin etymologies (Maltby, Robert.) Frost Library; PA2342 .M35 2006

    Mittellateinisches Wörterbuch bis zum ausgehenden 13. [i.e. dreizehnten] Jahrhundert Frost Library; PA2893.G3 A36

    The Greek editions of Aldus Manutius and his Greek collaborators (c. 1494-1515) (Staikos, K., author, editor.) Frost Library; PA3013 .S725 2016

    Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition (Kivilo, Maarit.) Frost Library; PA3043 .K58 2010

    Performance, iconography, reception : studies in honour of Oliver Taplin Frost Library; PA3092 .P47 2008

    Understanding Greek tragic theatre (Rehm, Rush, author.) Frost Library; PA3131 .R38 2017

    Space in Greek tragedy (Kampourelli, Vassiliki, author.) Frost Library; PA3136 .K36 2016

    Reaching Athens : community, democracy and other mythologies in adaptations of Greek tragedy (Laera, Margherita.) Frost Library; PA3238 .L34 2013

    Paros II (International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades (2nd : 2005 : Paros, Greece)) Frost Library; PA3873.A77 I58 2005

    The library of Aristotle : the most important collection of books ever formed (Staikos, K., author.) Frost Library; PA3903.A1 S73 2016

    The Homeric hymns Frost Library; PA4025.H8 M33 2016

    The Kallierges Pindar : a study in Renaissance Greek scholarship and printing (Fogelmark, Staffan, 1939-, author.) Frost Library; PA4276 .F578 2015

    Pindar's poetics of immortality (Sigelman, Asya C., author.) Frost Library; PA4276 .S54 2016

    The Symposium of Plato (Plato.) Frost Library; PA4279 .S8 1973

    Rethinking Roman alliance : a study in poetics and society (Gladhill, Bill, author.) Frost Library; PA6047 .G533 2016

    Theater and spectacle in the art of the Roman Empire (Dunbabin, Katherine M. D., author.) Frost Library; PA6073 .D86 2016

    Ammianus' Julian : narrative and genre in the Res Gestae (Ross, Alan J. (Alan James), 1983-, author.) Frost Library; PA6205 .R67 2016

    The poems of Catullus (Catullus, Gaius Valerius, author.) Frost Library; PA6275.E5 D86 2016

    Catullus' bedspread : the life of Rome's most erotic poet (Dunn, Daisy, author.) Frost Library; PA6276 .D86 2016

    On duties (Cicero, Marcus Tullius, author.) Frost Library; PA6296 .D5 2016

    Le livre de la vraye amistié : traduction du De amicitia de Cicéron (Cicero, Marcus Tullius, author.) Frost Library; PA6310.L2 L38 2016

    Ovid's women of the year : narratives of Roman identity in the Fasti (Chiu, Angeline, 1973-, author.) Frost Library; PA6519.F9 C48 2016

    Repeat performances : Ovidian repetition and the Metamorphoses Frost Library; PA6519.M9 R47 2016

    Aulularia (Plautus, Titus Maccius, author.) Frost Library; PA6570.A8 M33 2016

    Exemplary reading : printed Renaissance commentaries on Valerius Maximus (1470-1600) (Crab, Marijke, author.) Frost Library; PA6791.V7 C73 2015

    Œuvres complètes (Sainte-Marthe, Scévole de, 1536-1623.) Frost Library; PA8570 .S24 2010