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Dewey Numbers for Literature

This is a guide to our local practices regarding Dewey numbers for literature
Tags: Cataloging literature, Copy cataloging, Dewey, DRDS, Edmon Low Library, Resource Management

Ancient literary authors:

 

            Homer:          use 883.1

            Sophocles:     use 882.2

            Euripides:      use 882.3

            Aeschylus:     use 882.1

            Virgil:             use 873.1

                        …and so on.

For most Greek and Latin authors, see what we have used in the past.  For those which are new to us, or for which we have few, use the current Dewey numbers and correct the old ones.