Hard copy Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and other overviews

Oxford Classical Dictionary DE 5 O9 Ref (PCL, CLA), or online through the Library catalog

Cambridge history of classical literature 1: Greek PA 3052 G73 1985 (CLA Ref)

Cambridge history of classical literature 2: Latin PA 6003 L3 1985 (CLA Ref)

The Classical world bibliography of Roman drama and poetry and ancient fiction PA 6003 C528 (CLA Ref)

Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism PN 610 C537 V.113 (PCL Ref)

Ancient writers: Greece and Rome PA 3002 A5 1982 V.1 & 2 (CLA Ref)

Additional encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks may be found through the Library catalog using subject or keyword searches, for example:

Roman Literature Dictionaries
Literature Greek Encyclopedia
Latin Literature Dictionaries
Classical literature Biography
Ancient Drama
Classical Poetry

Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and other overviews

Gale Virtual Reference  search for author, title subject

Oxford Reference Online  search for author, title subject

Literature Resource Center  search for author, title subject

Finding Literature Sources

Tufts University’s Perseus Project and MIT’s The Tech Classics Archive both have full-text English translations of selected works.

Printed translations of both Greek and Latin works are available in a set of volumes called the Loeb Classical Library. You will find these volumes in PCL and CLA using a keyword search. Enter keywords: [name of author] Loeb.  (For example: Ovid loeb or Homer loeb)

Finding Articles On Literature

Academic OneFile   search for title, author, subject

Academic Search Complete  search for title, author, subject

L’Annee Philologique   search keyword for title, author, subject in “full text”; limit to English language articles under “Other Criteria."

Web of Science  general, advanced and cited searches

Encyclopedia of Ancient History  search by advanced search, subject, keyword etc 

Subject Specialist

Claudia Fuentes

Classics Library - Library Specialist

Email: c.fuentes@austin.utexas.edu

Call: (512) 495 4690


Shiela Winchester

Classics Library - Head Librarian

Email: winchester@austin.utexas.edu

Call: (512) 495 4254