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Classical Studies

Research guide for sources in ancient history and classical literature

Classical Studies

Welcome to the subject guide for Classical Studies! To navigate this guide, select one of the tabs on the left.

The guide includes:

  • Get Started: Sources for background information to get started
  • Dictionaries: Dictionaries to assist in working with Greek and Latin texts
  • Find Primary Sources: To help find primary sources for ancient history courses
  • Classical Texts and Translations: Works of classical literature in original and translated languages
  • Find Scholarly Books: Methods of searching for scholarly books
  • Find Articles: Key secondary source databases
  • Find Archaeological Resources: Methods and places to search for archaeological site reports and data
  • At McGill: Special resources at McGill

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