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HONR 291: Race and Ethnicity in Ancient Greece and Rome: Finding Books

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Books with a Topical Interest

Locating Books

Where are the books on ancient Greece and Rome and classical studies located?

Below is a list of call number ranges for books which might be useful for this course.

PA 3050-4505 - Greek literature

PA 6000-6971 - Roman literature

DE 1-100 - History of the Greco-Roman World

DF 1-500 - History of ancient Greece

DG 1-399 - History of ancient Italy, Rome

N5320-5899 - Art in Antiquity

NA69–169 - Ancient Sculpture

ND60–135 - Ancient Painting

NK610–685 - Ancient Decorative Arts

NK4645–4654 - Greek & Roman Vases