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Key Resources

  • L'Année philologique
    The primary database of record for scholarly work on ancient Greece and Rome, from 1924 to the present. Note that on the main search page there is a link to the list of journal title abbreviations used by this database.
  • Humanities Abstracts  
    Covers broadly major English-language journals in the humanities, including classics, back to 1984. Useful for those wanting to find a few major articles on their topic.
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary
    The full text of the fourth edition of this classic work, published in 2012.
  • New Pauly Online: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World
    This new version of Pauly's monumental encyclopedia of classical studies was originally published in German; the English translation is in progress. The online version provides access to both the English and German versions.
  • Perseus
    This free Website provides a wide variety of searchable Greek and Latin literary texts, reference works, images, and other resources, often from older materials in the public domains.

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