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E-Reference Items for Classical Studies (14)

Name Description
Brill's New Pauly Supports research in "classical antiquity and the classical tradition." The English edition of Der Neue Pauly. Click Brill Online to access the German version. [RR]
Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature Gives accounts of the lives of many classical authors and character entries and plot summaries for their works. General entries trace the development of literary forms such as comedy and tragedy. There is also wide coverage of the historical, political, social, and artistic background. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online (EAGLL)

Brings together "the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of ancient Greek." Useful for studies in Greek, linguistics and Biblical literature.

Encyclopedia of Ancient History Covers “the entire Mediterranean world, including the Near East and Egypt, and spans from the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology

Presents the myths and legends in A-Z format, complete with a "topic finder" enabling the reader to locate specific entries. Provides cross-references with each entry, and an extensive bibliography. (This entry is in Primo; the access in the library is by WATCARD login.)

LSJ: The Online Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek-English Lexicon "A new online version of Liddell-Scott-Jones (LSJ), the premier lexicon for classical Greek."
Oxford Classical Dictionary The Oxford Classical Dictionary. Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth. Third edition. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. [RR]
Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium A standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Provides coverage from the 4th century to the 15th. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt Besides archaeology, coverage includes the knowledge of social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome "Offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE." [RR]
Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (English-Latin) [RR]
Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (Latin-English) [RR]
Routledge handbook of Greek mythology Based on H.J. Rose's Handbook of Greek Mythology, updated, re-written and including extended coverage. [RR]
Who’s Who in the Classical World A dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art. [RR]

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