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Classical and medieval literature criticism
Call Number: CASE Ref. PN610 .C53
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Excerpts from criticism of the works of world authors from classical antiquity through the fourteenth century, from first appraisals to current evaluations. Gale Research Co., c1988-

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Literature Resource Center Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Covers biographies, literary criticism and journals in fields of literature, language, linguistics and folklore for all modern languages.

Academic Search Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)


Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Aims at collecting, recording, documenting, presenting and promoting the historical data that testify to the presence of Hellenic culture throughout time and space. Includes entries that concern geographical-cultural areas lying beyond the borders of the Hellenic nation-state including Asia Minor, the Blac Sea region, and Constantinople

Facts On File companion to classical drama
Call Number: CASE Ref. PA3024 .T48 2005
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This covers ancient Greek and Roman drama from the 500s B.C.E. through 100 C.E. Approximately 400 alphabetical entries, ranging in length from one sentence to several pages, delve into plays, authors, characters, settings, genres, themes, theatrical terms, historical events, etc. Appendixes include a chronology plus lists of all surviving and fragmentary plays; there is a detailed bibliography as well as bibliographical references within entries. It is useful tool for students reading and researching ancient plays. It is thorough, and nothing similar is in print. Facts On File, c2005

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2010 ed.   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. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries.

Literature Resource Center Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Covers biographies, literary criticism and journals in fields of literature, language, linguistics and folklore for all modern languages.

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture On campus use only Some full text available Resource contains images
2007 ed. A current and comprehensive reference resource for the visual arts of the Classical period.

Primary Sources

Patrologia Latina Database Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: 200 A.D. - 1216 A.D. This database contains the complete Patrologia Latina which comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. It also includes all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes.
Note: text is in latin

Perseus Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the humanities. It is funded to perform research on developing tools to provide users with improved access to various types of materials. Past work has focused on building and linking together collections. Current work considers ways of developing and refining tools for presentation of the materials in the Perseus DL.

Thesaurus Linguae graecae (TLG Online) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: 8th Century B.C. to 1453 A.D. The TLG Project collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era. (text displayed in Greek - specialized fonts may need to be installed)

Handbooks & Guides

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 2. Part 1, History of the Middle East and the Aegean region, c. 1800-1380 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes chapters on Greece, Cyprus, and the Aegean Islands in the Bronze Age,  and Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 2. Part 2, History of the Middle East and the Aegean region, c. 1380-1000 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes chapters on Troy; the expansion, recession, and end of Mycenaean civilization, Greek settlement in the eastern Aegean and Asia Minor; the prehistory of the Greek language; the Homeric poems as history; and the religion and mythology of the Greeks

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 3. Part 1, Prehistory of the Balkans and the Middle East and the Aegean world, tenth to eighth centuries B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes chapters on the tenth to the eigth centuries B. C. in Greece and the Aegean, exploring the gradual regeneration from the Dark Age and the emergence of a society in which can be seen the beginnings of the city-state.

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 3. Part 3, Expansion of the Greek world, eighth to sixth centuries B.C. Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Explores the period of expansion and colonization which saw the establishment of Greek city-states from the Western Mediterranean to the Black Sea

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 4, Persia, Greece and the western Mediterranean, c. 525 to 479 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes 12 chapters on the civilizations of the Greek city-states

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 5, Fifth century B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the growth of the Athenian empire and the development of Athenian democracy and the Peloponnesian War which brought them down. Also includes a series of studies in which the artistic and literary achievements of the fifth century are described

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 6, Fourth century B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Begins with Sparta attempting to consolidate its leadership of mainland Greece and ends with the death of Alexander the Great after he had conquered the Persian Empire and marched far into India. Also examines the politics and economyof old Greece, development of Classical Greek art , literature, and philosophy

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 7. Part 1, Hellenistic world Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the period from the death of Alexander in 323 BC to 217 BC when Rome began to play an important role in Greek affairs. Includes chapters on Ptolemaic Egypt, Seleucid Asia and Macedonia as well as mainland Greece, Sicily and the smaller states including Pergamum. Includes chapters on the main cultural, social and economic aspects of the Hellenistic world and on the development of Hellenistic science, especially in relation to its application in peace and war

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 7. Part 2, Rise of Rome to 220 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Traces the history of Rome from its origins to the eve of the Second Punic War. Covers the history of the early Republic and its relationships with other parts of Italy and Carthage, the First Punic War, and the beginings of the overseas empire

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 8, Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the comparatively short period in which Rome acquired effective political mastery of the Mediterranean lands. From the Carthaginians in Spain, the Second Punic War and the first Roman involvement across the Adriatic, the advance of Roman power is traced through the conquests in Cisalpine Gaul, Spain and Africa in the west and through the conflicts in the east with Macedonia, the Seleucid empire, and the Greeks

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 9, Last age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 B.C. Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the end of the Roman Republic (to the death of Cicero) and analyzes Roman society, institutions, and ideas during the period, including private and public law, the beginnings of imperial administration, economy of Rome and Italy, and intellectual life and religion

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 10, Augustan empire, 43 B.C.-A.D. 69 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Begins in the year after the death of Julius Caesar and ends in the year after the fall of Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, concentrating on the transformation of thepolitical configuration of the state and the establishment of the Roman Empire. Also includes social and cultural developments

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 11, High Empire, A.D. 70-192 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the history of the Roman empire in the period from AD70 to 192, from Vespasian to the Antonines. It provides a political and military history of the period and examines developments in the structure of the empire

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 12, The crisis of empire, A.D. 193-337 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the history of the Roman Empire from the accession of Septimius Severnus in AD 193 to the death of Constantine in AD 337

The Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 13, Late empire, A.D. 337-425 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers the history and political institutions of the Roman Empire from the death of Constantine to the reign of Theodosius II. Includes chapters on the economy and society, foreign relations and the barbarian world, and the importance of Christianity

Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 14, Late antiquity : Empire and successors, AD 425-600 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covering a period of considerable military and political disruption, but also of vibrant intellectual and cultural activity, explores the government and institutions, economy and society, and religion and culture of the late Empire, as well as the rising political and cultural entities in the provinces and the non-Roman world

Cambridge history of classical literature. 1, Greek literature Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Studies the revolutionary movement represented by the more creative of the Hellenistic poets, and the very rich range of authors surviving from the imperial period, with rhetoric and the novel contributing a distinctive flavour to the culture of the time

Cambridge history of classical literature. 2, Latin literature Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Provides a comprehensive, critical survey of the literature of Greece and Rome from Homer till the Fall of Rome

Cambridge history of Greek and Roman political thought Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Presents a comprehensive treatment of the political thought of ancient Greece and Rome. In studying Plato, Aristotle and others, the authors also discuss the ancient context of their ideas and their influence on modern concerns

Cambridge history of Greek and Roman warfare. Vol. 1, Greece, the Hellenistic world and the rise of Rome Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
First volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of warfare from Archaic Greece to Republican Rome

Cambridge history of Greek and Roman warfare. Vol. 2, Rome from the late Republic to the late Empire Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Second volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of Roman warfare from the Late Republic to Justinian periods

Cambridge history of Hellenistic philosophy Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Organised by subject, offers a comprehensive account of the philosophy of the Greek and Roman worlds from the last days of Aristotle (c. 320 BC) to 100 BC

Cambridge history of later Greek and early medieval philosophy Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Surveys philosophy from the neo-Platonists to St. Anselm, showing how Greek philosophy took the form in which it was known to its cultural inheritors and how they interpreted it

Chicago Manual of Style Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
15th ed. The complete contents of the Chicago Manual of Style.

Web Sites

Diotima Unrestricted Resource
A collection of materials related to the study of women & gender in the ancient world. It includes: syllabi of courses on women in antiquity; bibliographies; links to on-line articles, electronic reviews, and images.

Reviews

L'Année Philologique Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Coverage: 1924-present. The most important and comprehensive bibliography in the field of classical languages and literature, history, archeology, epigraphy, and numismatics. Published annually, it includes citations (in all languages) to books, articles, collections of essays and reviews. It is divided into two parts. Part I covers classical authors and textual criticism (arranged alphabetically by ancient author). Part 2 is divided into subjects (philosophy, linguistics, history), subdivided chronologically then alphabetically, by the author of the book or article. An index of ancient authors and an index of authors of books and articles are included.

Book Review Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Coverage: 1965-present.
Indexes reviews in magazines and scholarly journals.

Book Review Digest
Call Number: Case Ref Z1219.C95
On campus use only
Coverage: 1905-2004/05. 
Indexes and excerpts reviews of books written in English and published in the U.S. and Canada. More selective than Book Review Index. Arranged alphabetically by author; subject and title indexes. Search year of publication and the year following publication.

Academic Search Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)




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