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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. 

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

    The Great Islands : studies of Crete and Cyprus presented to Gerald Cadogan Frost Library; DF221.C8 G737 2015

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

    Sacred founders (Angelova, Diliana, 1968-, author.) Frost Library; DG231 .A73 2015

    SPQR : a history of ancient Rome (Beard, Mary, 1955-, author.) Frost Library; DG231 .B43 2015

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

    Rhetoric in human rights advocacy : a study of exemplars (Ghere, Richard K., 1945-, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .G448 2015

    Keeping faith with human rights (Hogan, Linda, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .H595 2015

    Anarchy, state, and utopia : an advanced guide (Hunt, Lester H., 1946-, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .H795 2015

    The political sociology of human rights (Nash, Kate, 1958-, author.) Frost Library; JC571 .N285 2015

    The human right to dominate (Perugini, Nicola.) Frost Library; JC571 .P4222 2015

    Philosophical foundations of human rights Frost Library; JC571 .P456 2015

    Contemporary human rights ideas (Ramcharan, B. G.) Frost Library; JC571 .R353 2015

    Violence all around (Sifton, John.) Frost Library; JC571 .S5327 2015

    Liberalism : a very short introduction (Freeden, Michael, author.) Frost Library; JC574 .F733 2015

    The intimacies of four continents (Lowe, Lisa.) Frost Library; JC574 .L688 2015

    African truth commissions and transitional justice (Perry, John, 1946 February 7- author.) Frost Library; JC578 .P419 2015

    Ideas of liberty in early modern Europe : from Machiavelli to Milton (Gatti, Hilary.) Frost Library; JC585 .G365 2015

    Privacy in the modern age : the search for solutions Frost Library; JC596.2.U5 P77 2015

    The stability imperative : human rights and law in China (Biddulph, Sarah, author.) Frost Library; JC599.C6 B53 2015

    The social origins of human rights (Van Isschot, Luis, 1970- author.) Frost Library; JC599.C72 B37 2015

    Feminist and human rights struggles in Peru : decolonizing transitional justice (Bueno-Hansen, Pascha, author.) Frost Library; JC599.P4 B845 2015

    Polarization and the politics of personal responsibility (Brewer, Mark D., author.) Frost Library; JC599.U5 B688 2015

    The rhetoric of Plato's Republic : democracy and the philosophical problem of persuasion (Kastely, James L., 1947-, author.) Frost Library; JC71 .K37 2015

    Justice and reciprocity in Aristotle's political philosophy (Inamura, Kazutaka.) Frost Library; JC71.A7 I53 2015

    Res Publica : Plato's Republic in classical German philosophy (Zöller, Günter, 1954-, author.) Frost Library; JC71.P6 Z65 2015

    Oscan in southern Italy and Sicily : evaluating language contact in a fragmentary corpus (McDonald, Katherine, 1987-, author.) Frost Library; PA2452 .M37 2015

    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

    The theater of war : what ancient Greek tragedies can teach us today (Doerries, Bryan, author.) Frost Library; PA3136 .D65 2015

    Athenian comedy in the Roman Empire Frost Library; PA3161 .A86 2016

    Vies de philosophes et de sophistes (Eunapius, approximately 345-approximately 420.) Frost Library; PA3972.E93 A7514 2009

    Herodotus's Scythians and Ptolemy's Central Asia : semasiological and onomasiological studies (Humbach, Helmut, 1921-) Frost Library; PA4004 .H96 2012

    Herodotea : studies on the text of Herodotus (Wilson, N. G. (Nigel Guy), 1935-, author.) Frost Library; PA4004 .W55 2015

    Hesiod's Theogony : from Near Eastern creation myths to Paradise lost (Scully, Stephen, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; PA4009.T5 S39 2015

    Etymological dictionary of Greek (Beekes, R. S. P. (Robert Stephen Paul)) Frost Library; PA422 .B44 2010

    The Brill dictionary of ancient Greek (Montanari, Franco, compiler.) Frost Library; PA445.E5 M66 2015

    The last temptation of Christ (Kazantzakis, Nikos, 1883-1957.) Frost Library; PA5610.K39 T413 1960

    Texts and transmission : a survey of the Latin classics Frost Library; PA6003 .T4

    The closure of space in Roman poetics : empire's inward turn (Rimell, Victoria, author.) Frost Library; PA6047 .R64 2015

    Brill's companion to Roman tragedy Frost Library; PA6068 .B75 2015

    Translation as muse : poetic translation in Catullus's Rome (Young, Elizabeth Marie, author.) Frost Library; PA6276 .Y68 2015

    Epigrams (Martial, author.) Frost Library; PA6502 .N48 2015

    Antiquarian voices : the Roman Academy and the commentary tradition on Ovid's Fasti (Fritsen, Angela, author.) Frost Library; PA6519.F9 F75 2015

    Pliny the book-maker : betting on posterity in the Epistles Frost Library; PA6640 .P58 2015

    The sublime Seneca : ethics, literature, metaphysics (Gunderson, Erik, author.) Frost Library; PA6661.E8 G9 2015

    The Germania and Agricola of Caius Cornelius Tacitus : with notes for colleges (Tacitus, Cornelius.) Archives and Special Collections; PA6706 .G4 1878

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

    Advances in the study of Greek : new insights for reading the New Testament (Campbell, Constantine R., author.) Frost Library; PA851 .C36 2015

    Der Jedermann im 16. Jahrhundert : die Hecastus-Dramen von Georgius Macropedius und Hans Sachs (Dammer, Raphael.) Frost Library; PA8547.M2 Z73 2007