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Resources to support biographical research of leaders in Ancient Greece and Rome.
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World History--Ancient and Medieval Eras

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  For additional books on reserve consult this List:  Roman Leadership.

Cary, M, and Scullard, H. H.  A History of Rome Down to the Reign of Constantine. 3rd Edition. New York:  Palgrace Macmillan, 1975.

DG 210 C3


The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome.  Michael Gagarin, Ed. New York:  Oxford University Press, 2010.  Available as an e-text as well.

REF DE5 .O95 2010



The Oxford Classical Dictionary.  Simon Hornblower and Anthony Spawforth, Eds.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

REF DE 5 O9 1996

Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean:  Greece and Rome.  Michael Grant and Rachel Kitzinger, Eds. 3 Vols.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988.

DE 59 C55 1988

The Cambridge Ancient History.  14 Vols.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2005 [1970]Use Cambridge Histories Online to access the e-text of this set.

REF D57 C252 2005

Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents:  The Ancient World. David Matz, Ed. Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 2009.

REF CB69 D35 2009

The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization. Simon Hornblower and Anthony Spawforth, Eds.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1998.

REF DE 5 O94 1998

The Oxford History of the Classical World.    John D. Boardman, Jasper Griggin, and Oswyn Murray, Eds.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1986.

REF DE59 O94 1986


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