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HISTORY OF ANCIENT WORLD- - SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library   Revised November 10, 2000

See also related topic guides:
  • Ancient Rome
  • Ancient Greece
  • Mythology, Legends
  • Middle Ages
  • Architecture
  • Bible
  • Ancient, Medieval Philosophy
  • Greek Language
  • Greek Literature
  • Latin Language
  • Latin Literature
  • Poetry (See Epic)
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT ANCIENT HISTORY

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.14 and v.7
    Mertz, Barbara."Ancient Civilization" v.1  Daniels, Robert V. et. al "History" v. 14 
    McNeill, William H. "Civilization" .v. 7

    HISTORY OF ANCIENT WORLD TO CA. 499-- BROWSING GUIDE 930'S
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    930's     History of the Ancient World
    931's     China to 420
    932's     Egypt  to 640
    933's     Palestine to 70 AD
    934's     India to 647
    935's     Mesopotamia and Iranian Plateau to 637
    936's     Europe North and West of Italy to ca. 499
    937's     Italy and Adjacent Territories to 476
    938's     Greece to 823
    939's     Other parts of Ancient World to ca.640 
    Also in Atlas Area 911's,  912's   913's  Also in Biography Area 920's 
    Also  in  Mythology Area  292's Also in Costume Area 391's 

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    History, Ancient. 
    Architecture, Ancient Pyramids
    Seven Wonders of the World 
    Science, Ancient
    Civilization, Ancient--History 
    Geography, Ancient--Maps Art, Ancient 
    Troy (Extinct city)  Education, Greek 
    History, Ancient--Dictionaries
    History, Ancient
    Bible 
    Classical dictionaries 
    First century, A.D. 
    Numismatics 
    Classical literature
    Art, Primitive 
    Pompeii (Extinct city) 
    Theater--Greece 
    Civilization, Ancient 
    Civilization, Classical 
    Cities and towns, Ancient 
    Art, Ancient--Middle East 
    Philosophy, Ancient 
    Atomism 
    Rhetoric, Ancient 
    Classical antiquities 
    Olympic games (Ancient
    Egypt--Religion 
    Cosmology, Ancient 
    Neoplatonism  Platonists 
    Skeptics (Greek philosophy) 
    Sophists (Greekphilosophy) 
    Stoics
    Cities and towns, Ancient 
    Classical geography 
    Medicine, Ancient 
    Medicine, Greek and Roman
    Costume--History--To 500 

    HISTORY OF ANCIENT WORLD TO CA. 499-- SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject. Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Ancient History
    Bibliographic Guides These resources  lead you to other resources.
    Great Events from History-Ancient and Medieval Series Ref. 909.09812 M194
    Ancient History 
    Dictionaries 
    Guide to the Ancient World - 
    Everyman's Classical Dictionary
    Ref. 913.8003 G762 1986
    Ref. 913.3803 W295. 
    Ancient History Primary Sources See Microfilm in Reference Area ..
    Ancient History Chronologies Atlas of Early Man
    Timelines of the Ancient World
    Atlas of Ancient Worlds
    Ref. 930 H392 1976
    Ref. 930.0202 S664
    Ref. 930 M645
    Ancient History 
    Atlases 
    Atlas of Archaeology 
    Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Evolution of Man
    Atlas of Ancient Archaeology
    Atlas of Classical Archaeology
    Atlas of World History fromthe Beginning to Alexander the Great
    Atlas of the Classical World
    Atlas of Ancient History  1700 BC to 565 AD
    Atlas of Ancient Civilizations
    Peoples and Places of the Past
    Ref. 930.1 A857 1998
    Ref. 930.1 J48
    Ref. 930.1 H392
    Ref. 930.1 A881
    Ref. 911.3 M142f

    Ref. 911.3 M142c
    Ref. 911.3 G162
    Ref. 911.3 B821
    ATLAS CASE
    Ref. 909.07 p419

    Ancient History
    Handbooks 
    These  specialize in one area 
    The ancient world; 1200 BC to AD 500,
    Ancient Civilizations-Almanac
    Encyclopediaof Ancient Egypt
    Handbook to Life inAncient Greece 
    Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire

    Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome

    New Century Classical Handbook,
    Illustrated Dictionary of Mythology
    Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites
    Encyclopedia of Mummies
    Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes

    Ref.930 P228
    Ref. 930 k69 2000
    Ref. 938 A236 1997
    Ref. 932.003 B942 1991
    Ref. 937.0603 B942 1994
    Ref. 932 A236 1994

    Ref. 913.38 N532
    Ref. 291.1303 W687
    Ref. 291.3509 W747
    Ref. 393.3B853 1998
    Ref. 391.009 R121

    Ancient History Encyclopedias
    Contents vary. 
    Civilizations of the Ancient Near East 
    Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean
    Ancient Greece and Rome
    History of the Ancient and Medieval World
    Wonders of the Past
    Ref. 939.4 C582 1995
    Ref. 938 C582 1988
    Ref. 938 A541 1990
    Ref. 930 H673 1996
    Ref. 930 H224 1933
    Ancient History  Article Reprints Annual Edictions  Archaeology
    SIRS History
    Ref. 930.105 A615
    Ref.Desk 
    Ancient History 
    Biographies
    Ancient Civilizations-Biographies 
    Dictionary of World Biography Volume I The Ancient World
    Ref. 930 K69B1 2000
    Ref. 920.02 D554 WB v. 1

    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. See the World Hi
    Tutankhamun & the Discovery of the Tomb Money--Denarius to Decimal China - a Cultural Heritage
    Development of Writing Man and Towns Vikings

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    WEB SITES

    Mr. Donn's Ancient History Links
     
    The History Channel
    Historical Maps Worldwide
    World History: Rome The Ancient Greek World
    Ancient Civilizations of the Middle East Texts and Documents: Hanover Project
    Internet Ancient History Sourcebook  Ancient Civilization Theme Page
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