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Warner has access to a number of electronic book databases! The following links take you to them where you can search on a topic of your choice.
Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1, 13th Century-1893
Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 is an archive of religious and theological literature from the late 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The collection covers diverse religious topics and includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek and Hebrew.
Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2, 1894-1922
Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 is an archive of religious and theological literature from 1894 through 1922. It showcases the changing landscape of religion in America at the turn of the century, including the growing interest in non-Western religions.
Access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject.
eBook collection in EBSCOhost
Search and view the full text of eBooks in EBSCOhost.
Ebrary (now called Ebook Central)
An ebook database with access to 150,000+ fulltext titles.
"A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. "--gale.com
History Reference Center
"The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers; full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals; nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 37,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video."--EBSCOhost
This database contains thousands of book chapters in PDF—along with centuries of classic and historical works—published by APA and other distinguished publishers.
Try searching WorldCat to locate books & additional resources at libraries near Eastern (Cabrini College, Villanova U., Haverford College, Bryn Mawr, etc.).
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A brief list of books about Greek studies located in the library. To find further resources, try searching the library's catalog.
Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean by
Call Number: DE59 .C55 1988 V.1-3
Publication Date: 1988-01-01
A three-volume reference work of 97 original essays on the people, customs, government, religion, and arts of the ancient world, from 2000 B.C. to the fall of Rome in A.D.476. Structured to present a comparative rather than chronological study of Greek and Roman institutions and life. The essays are
A Traveller's History of Greece by
Call Number: DF757.B63
Provides an authoritative general history of Greece from its earliest beginning down to the present day.
Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge by
Call Number: DF78.S2813
Editors Brunschwig and Lloyd have compiled a collection of more than 60 essays that takes an untraditional approach to the study of Greek thought. Rather than analyzing Greek philosophy, politics, and science and discussing their influence on contemporary Western society, the authors have instead chosen to look at how the ancient Greeks perceived themselves and the world around them as well as how they reacted to that world.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology by
Call Number: BL725.G74
Publication Date: 2002-01-31
The timeless heroes, gods, and stories of the ancient Greek and Roman myths have become an integral and indispensable part of the fabric of Western civilization, pervading its folklore, literature, art, and music in innumerable ways; and they remain vibrantly alive to fascinate each new generation. Classical historian Don Nardo has compiled the most comprehensive overview of classical mythology presently available for young readers.
Ancient Writers by
Call Number: PA3002 .A5 1982 v.1-2
Publication Date: 1982-09-01
This two-volume survey of Western literature in the classical period contains 47 chronologically arranged essays.
Living in Ancient Greece by
Call Number: DF78.L49
This title examines the social aspects of life, such as education, slavery, medicine, and the arts, highlighting how the citizens' sense of responsibility and pride resulted in the success of the city-state.
Ancient Greek Religion by
Call Number: BL783 .M55 2005
Publication Date: 2004-08-02
Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs and practices and the major deities of Greek religion. Accessible introduction to Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period. Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult. Includes vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced. Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought and discussion. Abundant illustrations help readers visualize the rich and varied religious life of ancient Greece.
Films & Videos
You can find these films on the Upper Level of Warner Library.
Library of Congress Classification: DE & DF
Books about Greece & the Greco-Roman world are located in the stacks under DE & DF. For details about specific call numbers (sub-classified by period, criticism, collections, individual authors, etc.) see the document below.
Listed below are search terms for you to use when searching for resources about Greece.
- "Ancient Greece"
- "Greece" or "Greeks"
- "Alexander the Great"
- "Hellenic Republic"
- "Classical Period"
- "Archaic Period"
- "Athenians" or Athens
- "Greco-Persian Wars"
- "Peloponnesian War"