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Classical Civilizations: Books

A guide for finding resources and information for the study of classical languages and civilizations.

LC Classification

The following call number ranges will be useful for you when looking for books in particular subject areas.

BL 700-820 History of Religion (Classical [Etruscan, Greek, Roman])

DF 10-289 Ancient Greece

DG 11-365 Anceint Italy. Rome to 476.

DE 1-100 History of the Greco-Roman World

PA 2030-4505 Greek Literature

PA 6000-6971 Roman Literature

PA 8001-8595 Medieval to Modern Latin Literature

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Core Resources

The following are texts that we have in the library and as ebooks that may be of use to you:

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Beyond Foley

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