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Late Antique-Medieval Studies (LAMS)

Reference Resources in Classics

Greek English Lexicon  Part of The Perseus Digital Library.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

The Oxford Classical Dictionary Online


Civilizations of the Ancient Near East  Hon Ref/ DS 57 C55 1995 (volumes 1-4)

The Oxford Encylopedia of the Ancient Near East  Hon Ref/DS 56 o9 1997 (volumes 1-5)

Brill's New Pauly Encylopedia of the Ancient World: Antiquity (Hon Ref/ DE5 N4813 2002, volumes 1-14) and Brill's New Pauly Enyclopedia of the Ancient World: Classical Traidtion (Hon Ref/ DE5 P33213 2006, volumes 1-4) are the English editions of one of the most important reference works in Ancient History  The German version, Der Neue Pauly Enzyklopadie der Antike, can be found at Non Ref/ DE5 N48 1996 (volumes 1-16).

In addition to the many chronolgies that can be found on the internet, one might consult Brill's New Pauly Chronolgies of the Ancient World: Names, Dates and Dynasties, Hon Ref/DE5 N48136 2007, and the Chronology of the Ancient World by E.J. Bickerman, Hon Ref/ D 54.5 B5 1980.

There are also many historical atlases including The Atlas of the Greek and Roman World in Antiquity, Hon Ref/ G 1033 A84 1981, and The Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, Hon Fef/DS 69.5 R63 1990.