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Classical Studies: Reference Sources

Research Resources for Classical Studies Majors and Topics

Purpose of Reference Sources

  • Quick Look-Up
  • Background/ Overview of a Topic
  • Definitions of Specialized Terminology
  • Verification of Historical Facts
  • Biographical Information
  • Identification of References to Other Sources

Browsing the Print Reference Collection

Below is a brief outline of Classical Studies call numbers to assist you with browsing our print Reference collection.

For a more detailed outline, consult the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

B 69-99             Philosophy (General). General works
     B 108-708         Ancient Philosophy
     BL                     Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
     CB 3-482           History of Civilization
CE 21-46           Technical Chronology. Calendar. Ancient
D 1-24.5            History (General)
D 51-90             Ancient History
DE                     History of the Greco-Roman World
    DF 10-289         History of Ancient Greece.
DG 11-365         History of Ancient Italy. Rome to 476
    G 1033              Atlases of World History and Ancient History
G 2000              Atlases of the Greek World
G 2205-2239     Atlases of the Middle East and the Bible.
PA                     Classical Philology, Greek, Roman, Classical Literature

Classical Studies Reference Books