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PIT CLAS 164 - Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius - Prof Lieberman - FA 2017

Classical/Ancient Sources

Classical scholars and reference works (like Brill's New Pauly) all use the same format when referring to classical/ancient texts: Author names and titles are abbreviated and there are no page numbers, only book/section and/or line numbers:

For Example: Tac. Ann. 15,22,2   =  Tacitus Annals 15,22,2

Use this reference to decipher abbreviations:

Once you have deciphered a citation, use one of these resources to find a copy of the text:

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