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.
    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. 

    Greek Historiography (Scanlon, Thomas Francis, author.) Frost Library; DF211 .S33 2015

    Greece between East and West, 10th-8th centuries BC Frost Library; DF221.2 .G74 1992 x

    Pericles and the conquest of history : a political biography (Samons, Loren J., author.) Frost Library; DF228.P4 S26 2015

    The Battle of Arginusae (Hamel, Debra, author.) Frost Library; DF229.83 .H36 2015

    The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore : the Greek lamps and offering trays (Bookidis, Nancy, 1938-, author.) Frost Library; DF261.C65 A6 v.18.7 x

    The Delphic oracle, (Parke, H. W. (Herbert William), 1903-1986.) Frost Library; DF261.D35 P3 1956

    The grand strategy of classical Sparta : the Persian challenge (Rahe, Paul Anthony.) Frost Library; DF261.S8 R34 2015

    Autopsy in Athens : recent archaeological research on Athens and Attica Frost Library; DF275 .A88 2015

    Enmity and feuding in Classical Athens (Alwine, Andrew T., author.) Frost Library; DF289 .A46 2015

    Roman festivals in the Greek East : from the early empire to the Middle Byzantine Era (Graf, Fritz, author.) Frost Library; DG125 .G73 2015

    A companion to the Etruscans Frost Library; DG223 .C643 2016

    Brutus : Caesar's Assassin (Corrigan, Kirsty, author.) Frost Library; DG260.B83 C68 2015

    Augustus : introduction to the life of an emperor (Galinsky, Karl, 1942-) Frost Library; DG279 .G175 2012

    A history of the later Roman empire, AD 284-641 (Mitchell, Stephen, 1948-) Frost Library; DG311 .M66 2015

    Foucault and the politics of rights (Golder, Ben, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .G623 2015

    Christian human rights (Moyn, Samuel, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .M862 2015

    Right-wing critics of American conservatism (Hawley, George (Political scientist)) Frost Library; JC573.2.U6 H39 2016

    Truth commissions : memory, power, and legitimacy (Bakiner, Onur, author.) Frost Library; JC580 .B35 2016

    The globalization of surveillance : the origin of the securitarian order (Mattelart, Armand.) Frost Library; JC596 .M2713 2010

    North Korea confidential : private markets, fashion trends, prison camps, dissenters and defectors (Tudor, Daniel, 1982-, author.) Frost Library; JC599.K7 T836 2015

    Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right (Mayer, Jane, author.) Frost Library; JC599.U5 M373 2016

    Aristotle's Politics : a critical guide Frost Library; JC71.A7 A768 2015

    The city and the stage : performance, genre, and gender in Plato's Laws (Folch, Marcus, author.) Frost Library; JC71.P264 F65 2015

    Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story (Mitchell, Thomas N., 1939-, author.) Frost Library; JC75.D36 M58 2015

    Federalism in Greek antiquity Frost Library; JC75.F3 F43 2015

    Oscan in the Greek alphabet (Zair, Nicholas, 1982-, author.) Frost Library; PA2457 .Z35 2016

    Reading Greek. Grammar and exercises. Frost Library; PA258 .R38 2007

    Reading Greek. Text and vocabulary. Frost Library; PA258 .R39 2007

    Manual of classical literature. (Eschenburg, Johann Joachim, 1743-1820.) Archives and Special Collections; PA3002 .E6 1843

    Ancient obscenities : their nature and use in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds Frost Library; PA3003 .A44 2015

    Beyond Greek : the beginnings of Latin Literature (Feeney, D. C., author.) Frost Library; PA3010 .F55 2016

    Der Dialog in der Antike Frost Library; PA3014.D4 D53 2013

    Divine epiphany in Greek literature and culture (Petridou, Georgia, author.) Frost Library; PA3015.R4 P48 2015

    Echoing Hylas : a study in Hellenistic and Roman metapoetics (Heerink, Mark, author.) Frost Library; PA3021 .H44 2015

    Philosophy and the ancient novel (International Conference on the Ancient Novel (4th : 2008 : Lisbon, Portugal) creator.) Frost Library; PA3040 .I57 2008

    Masterpieces of metonymy : from ancient Greek times to now (Nagy, Gregory, author.) Frost Library; PA3052 .N34 2015

    A companion to Greek literature Frost Library; PA3054 .C66 2016

    The poetics of victory in the Greek West : epinician, oral tradition, and the Deinomenid empire (Nicholson, Nigel James, author.) Frost Library; PA3118.O3 N53 2016

    Objects as actors : props and the poetics of performance in Greek tragedy (Mueller, Melissa, author.) Frost Library; PA3203 .M84 2016

    The Greek classics (Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515, author.) Frost Library; PA3621 .G66 2016

    Argonautica : Book IV (Apollonius, Rhodius author.) Frost Library; PA3872 .A13 2015

    Costume in the comedies of Aristophanes (Compton-Engle, Gwendolyn, 1970-, author.) Frost Library; PA3879 .C66 2015

    Aristophanes and Alcibiades : echoes of contemporary history in Athenian comedy (Vickers, Michael J., author.) Frost Library; PA3879 .V47 2015

    Trojan women, Helen, Hecuba : three plays about women and the Trojan War (Euripides, author.) Frost Library; PA3975 .A2 2015

    The Bakkhai (Euripides.) Archives and Special Collections; PA3975.B2 B3 1978

    Medea (Euripides, author.) Frost Library; PA3975.M4 T37 2015

    Euripides and the gods (Lefkowitz, Mary R., 1935-, author.) Frost Library; PA3978 .L44 2016

    The Iliad (Homer, author.) Frost Library; PA4025.A2 A44 2015

    The Iliad (Homer, author.) Frost Library; PA4025.A2 B5513 2015

    Rhetoric and the gift : ancient rhetorical theory and contemporary communication (Mifsud, Mari Lee, 1967-, author.) Frost Library; PA4037 .M466 2015

    Lucian's A true story : an intermediate Greek reader (Lucian, of Samosata) Frost Library; PA4230 .V483 2014

    Lucian, True Stories : an intermediate Greek reader (Lucian, of Samosata author.) Frost Library; PA4230 .V483 2015

    Pindar and the emergence of literature (Maslov, Boris, 1982-, author.) Frost Library; PA4276 .M27 2015

    Pindar's library : performance poetry and material texts (Phillips, Tom, 1984-, author.) Frost Library; PA4276 .P55 2016

    Setting Plato straight : translating ancient sexuality in the Renaissance (Reeser, Todd W., 1967-, author.) Frost Library; PA4291 .R44 2016

    Xénophon et la rhétorique Frost Library; PA4497 .X456 2014

    The Roman audience : classical literature as social history (Wiseman, T. P. (Timothy Peter) author.) Frost Library; PA6003 .W57 2015

    Latin literature and its transmission : papers in honour of Michael Reeve Frost Library; PA6004 .L28 2016

    Studies on the text of Caesar's Bellum civile (Damon, Cynthia, 1957-, author.) Frost Library; PA6246 .D35 2015

    A Cockney Catullus : the reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795-1821 (Stead, Henry, author.) Frost Library; PA6276 .S69 2016

    What Catullus wrote : problems in textual criticism, editing and the manuscript tradition Frost Library; PA6276 .W48 2015

    Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica (Victorinus, Marius, author.) Frost Library; PA6304.R8 V53 2013

    Livy's political philosophy : power and personality in early Rome (Vasaly, Ann, author.) Frost Library; PA6459 .V37 2015

    Civil war (Lucan, 39-65, author.) Frost Library; PA6479.E5 W358 2015

    Lucretius and the early modern Frost Library; PA6484 .L83 2016

    The Vulgate commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses book 1 Frost Library; PA6519.M9 V85 2015

    Young Ovid : an unfinished biography (Middlebrook, Diane Wood, 1939-2007, author.) Frost Library; PA6537 .M53 2014

    Plautus' Poenulus : a student commentary (Moodie, Erin K., author.) Frost Library; PA6568.P73 M66 2015

    Autour de Pline le Jeune : en hommage à Nicole Méthy Frost Library; PA6640 .A98 2015

    Letters on ethics : to Lucilius (Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D., author.) Frost Library; PA6665.A1 G739 2015

    Achilleid (Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius) author.) Frost Library; PA6697.E5 A65 2015

    Terence and interpretation Frost Library; PA6768 .T34 2014

    Varro the agronomist : political philosophy, satire, and agriculture in the late Republic (Nelsestuen, Grant A., 1979-, author.) Frost Library; PA6792.A4 N45 2015

    Aeneid 5 : text, translation and commentary (Virgil, author.) Frost Library; PA6807.A5 F73 2015

    Aeneid. Book VI (Virgil, author.) Frost Library; PA6807.A5 H436 2016b

    The Aeneid (Virgil, author.) Frost Library; PA6807.A5 P6913 2016

    Accessus ad auctores : Medieval Introductions to the Authors (Codex latinus monacensis 19475) Frost Library; PA8112 .A34 2015

    Aulularia and other inversions of Plautus (Burmeister, Joannes, 1576-1638, author.) Frost Library; PA8485.B67 A85 2015

    Spiritualia. (Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536, author.) Frost Library; PA8502.E5 O4 1988

    Controversies. (Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536, author.) Frost Library; PA8502.E5 S68 1993

    Fiammetta ; Paradise (Verino, Ugolino, 1438-1516, author.) Frost Library; PA8585.V45 A6 2016