Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

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@SU 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@SU online catalog.

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

Online Reference Sources