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Classics: Subject Guide: Background Information

Find information and resources for research in the Classics.

Reference Books

In interdisciplinary fields such as Classics, resources in many different subject areas will be useful. To find printed reference material relevant to your topic, start with WorldCat Local online catalog.

To find reference materials, search using keywords to describe your topic along with types of reference works (i.e. "classics handbook"). You can also check the library's Web pages for subject guides for specific topics to find other suggested sources.

Below are a few titles to get you started. To check call number and location information, search the WorldCat Local online catalog.

Image of 'Aphrodite, called Venus de Milo' courtesy of ARTstor

Online Reference Sources