History: Ancient Rome
There are an overwhelming number of resources on Ancient Rome. This page provides sources and links to begin your research.
Good Places to Start
- Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome.
Large number of primary sources and online texts arranged by subject and time period.
Example: War with Carthage, Life of Augustus, etc.
- Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Example: Fall of Rome and the German Impact
- LacusCurtius: a Gateway into Ancient Rome.
Includes Roman gazetteer, inscriptions, and more
- ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Extensive encyclopedia of late antiquity includes numerous primary sources.
- Perseus Digital Library.
Numerous texts and secondary sources.
- Society for Late Antiquity.
Extensive number of links to sites on all aspects of Ancient Rome.
- Internet Classics Archive
441 works of classic literature
- Roman Laws: 753 BC to AD 533 from the Avalon Project
(Yale Law School)
Greek and Latin authors on the web, from 320-50 B.C. listed by year
- Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum
(Harvard) Digital libary of Latin literature
Reference Materials & Guides
- Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World: Antiquity - Ref DE5 .N47413 2002 (15 volumes)
- Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World: Classical Tradition - Ref DE5 .P33213 2006 (5 volumes)
- Brill's New Pauly: Chronologies of the Ancient World: Names, Dates and Dynasties - Ref DE5 .N47413 2007 Suppl.
- The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Greece and Rome - Ref DE5 .O95 2010
- Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire - Ref DG270 .B86 2002
- Oxford Classical Dictionary - Ref DE5 .O9 2003
- Classical Studies: a Guide to the Reference Literature - Ref Z7016 .J4 2006
- Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Greek and Roman Women - Ref HQ1136 L54 2000
- Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World - Ref HQ1127 S25 2001
- Encyclopedia of Early Christianity - Ref BR162.2 E53 1997
- Ancient Writers: Greece and Rome - Ref PA3002 .A5 1982
- Subject Guide: Ancient Literature of Rome guide created by UCR Librarians
- JSTOR Journal Archive - Full-text articles from dozens of journals, many from the beginning of their publication. Current articles from 2004-2008 are not included.
*Use ADVANCED SEARCH.
*Consider limiting to article title or abstract.
*Use quotation marks to search for a phrase.
*Scroll down to "SELECT DISCIPLINES OR JOURNALS"
*Select Classical Studies History Religion
- L'Année Philologique (APh) - Multi-language index to articles, books and book chapters on classics.
*To limit to English only, search using Other Criteria--Language. Use the Boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT to combine the two sets. Example : Q1 and Q2
*Ancient Authors are listed under the Latin form of the name.
Click on to see if the article is available online or in the library.
- AHCI - Interdisciplinary Index to works in the humanities, plus citation searching for articles that cite known authors or works, 1975-present.
- Gnomon Online - International index to books, journal articles and series in classics, ancient history and archaeology, 1997-present. For advanced students - no links to holdings!
- ATLA Index to articles, book reviews, book chapters on religion, 1949-present. Do not limit to journal articles!
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Last modified: 12/22/2011 4:57 PM by N. Juarez