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Classical Studies: Databases, Indexes & Thesauri

The study of the languages, literature, philosophy, history, art, and culture of the ancient Mediterranean world (Bronze Age ca. BC 3000 – Late Antiquity ca. AD 300–600); especially Greece and Rome during Classical Antiquity (ca. BC 600 – AD 600).

Databases and Electronic Full Text

Full Text Thesauri and Indexes

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) 

Contains the full-text of virtually all ancient Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600, and a large number of texts deriving from the period between A.D. 600 and 1453. The online version is updated regularly with new texts as they become available.

Berkowitz, Luci.  Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Canon of Greek Authors and Works. 3d ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

print: (RH) Ref PA3051.B47

In Principio – Incipit Index of Latin.  Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes (France). [Turnhout]: Brepols, 2000.  

Index to Latin texts from pre-classical age to Renaissance.  Electronic access provided via CD-ROM held at the Reference Desk: (RH - Ref Desk) W DATA CD 145

Packard Humanities Institute (PHI) CD-ROM Collection: Latin Texts, Bible Versions.   

Full texts of Latin literature, bible versions, and selected works. Electronic access provided via CD-ROM held at the Reference Desk: (RH - Ref Desk) W DATA CD SER 23 # 7, # 5.3.

Selected Electronic Journals

Below are selected electronic journals in the field.   The library may own one journal in multiple formats (electronic, print, and microform).  For a more comprehensive list of our journal holdings, please consult the catalog.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar indexes the full text of a wide array of scholarly literature across many disciplines.  Use Advanced Search for more refined results.

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