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Classical Studies

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Paulys Real-encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (Bd 1 and Supplement online via HathiTrust)  August Friedrich von Pauly, Georg Wissowa, Wilhelm Kroll, K. Witte. 1894-19--.  Indexes in vols. XI, XV, XXIV.

  •  Index to the Supplements and Supplementary Volumes of Pauly-Wissowa’s RE, by John Murphy, 2nd ed, 1980. Mugar Library DE 5 E94.
  • Register der Nachtrage und Supplemente, by Hans Gartner, 1980 Mugar Library DE 5 F94 Register. 

Oxford Reference Online: Classics. Can be searched together or separately.

  • Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture (2007)
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary (3rd ed rev,2005)
  • Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization (2nd ed, 2014)
  • Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3rd ed, 2011)
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World (2009)
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2010)
  • Who's Who in the Classical World (2003). 

Aufstieg und Niedergang der Romischen West: Geschichte und Kultur Roms im Speigel der Neueren Forschung (ANRW), eds. Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase, 1972–. Recent scholarly research on Roman civilization including the history of the reception and influence of the Roman culture up to the present time.  Mugar Library DG 209 .T36.

Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome, ed. Michael Grant, 3 vols.  Thematically arranged. Each section includes an extensive bibliography. Separate map section. Index. Mugar Library DE 59 C55 1988.

Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, ed. Alexander Kazhdan, 3 vols. Byzantine Empire from the 4th to the 15th century. History, liturgy, philology, and art.  Mugar Reference XDF 521 O93 1991.

Oxford Handbook of Bronze Age Greece. Mugar Reference XDF 521 O93 1991.

Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies. ed. A. Barchiesi and W. Scheidel. Five Parts: Tools, Approaches, Genres, History, Ideas. Mugar Reference XDG 209 209 O94 2010.

Roman World. John Wacher, 2 vols. History, army, cities-towns-villages, government-law, economy, society, religion-burial, rural life. Chronological table, glossary, maps, architectural and site plans, drawings, photographs, bibliographies. Mugar DG 77 R6715 1987.

Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, ed. J.P. Mallory. Major Indo-European language stocks and their origins with some consideration of archaeological cultures and major issues of Indo- European cultural studies. Mugar Reference XCB 201 E53 1997.

Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature. Bruce Merry. Mugar Reference X PA 5210 M44 2004.

Enciclopedia Virgiliana, ed. Mario Geymonat. 5 vols. All aspects of Virgil, his life, writing, times, tradition in later art and literature. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white. Mugar Library PA 6825 A3 1984.

Greek and Roman Sport: A Dictionary of Athletes and Events from the Eighth Century B.C. to the Third Century A.D. David Matz. Mugar Library GV 17 M38 1991.

Science in the Ancient World: an Encyclopedia. Russell Lawson. Science/Engineering Library Reference Q124. 95 .L39 2004.