Ancient History: Topic Exploration
- The Oxford Classical DictionaryWritten by distinguished scholars from around the world, it covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology.
- The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization (2 ed.)Provides an authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects, including articles on diverse fields such as, history and politics; ethics and morals; law and punishment; social and family life; language, literature, and art; religion and mythology; technology, science, and medicine.
- The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)Complete and authoritative reference guide to the classical world and its literary heritage. Includes facts about the authors, tales, and characters from ancient myth and literature, and places these details in the wider contexts of the history and society of the Greek and Roman worlds.
- Grove Art OnlineEncompasses the Grove Dictionary of Art, and features entries on artists, architects, craftsmen, patrons, movements, locations, and periods, as well as bibliographies for further research and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations.
- The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical SitesHere are over 1,000 pages of authoritative information on the archaeology of Greek and Roman civilization. The sites discussed in the more than 2,800 entries are scattered from Britain to India and from the shores of the Black Sea to the coast of North Africa and up the Nile. They are located on sixteen area maps, keyed to the entries.
- Who's Who in the Classical WorldFocusing exclusively on real people, this is a dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art.
- Brill's New Pauly Encyclopedia of the Ancient WorldIncludes a section devoted to Greco-Roman antiquity ranging from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe, and a section on the Classical Tradition concerned with the long and influential aftermath of antiquity and the process of continuous reinterpretation and revaluation of the ancient heritage, including the history of classical scholarship. Look through encyclopedia entries at https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/browse/brill-s-new-pauly
- World History EncyclopediaEncyclopedia of world history created by a non-profit organization supported by Oxford University. Formerly Ancient History Encyclopedia.