Selected Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Companions
Cambridge Ancient HistoryA comprehensive survey of ancient history in fourteen volumes spanning prehistory to late antiquity. Available online.Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics
Online and in print. The Companions to Classical Civilization
examine key periods and aspects of the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. The collection includes companions to Pericles, Homer, ancient Greek law, ancient Greek political thought, archaic Greece, Greek lyric, Greek mythology, the Greek and Roman novel, Greek and Roman philosophy, Greek and Roman theatre, and Greek and Roman tragedy.Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Online and in print. This series includes companions to the ancient Greek language, religion, and rhetoric, companions to women in the ancient world and families in the Greek and Roman worlds as well as companions to individual Greek authors.Falvey Library Catalog
The Library has numerous scholarly worksabout ancient Greek authors in its collection. Use the online catalog to discover books by and about an author. A subject search for Plutarch
will retrieve mostly secondary critical literature while an author search for Plutarch
will result in primary sources.
Loeb Classical Library (Harvard University Press)
Offers online access to the Loeb Classical Library series of Greek and Latin texts. English translations appear on facing pages, following the format of the print editions. The collection is searchable in English and in the original language. Also available in print
.Past Masters (InteLex)
Full-text of scholarly editions of Aristotle's and Plato's works.Falvey Library Catalog
Use the Library's catalog to find available texts by ancient Greek authors.
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