HART 2220 - Greek Art & Architecture - Lee


Ramona Romero's picture
Ramona Romero
Central Library, 800FC


Yvonne Boyer's picture
Yvonne Boyer
Central Library, 800FD

(615) 322-6284
Subjects:Art, French, Italian

Welcome to the World of Library Research!

Welcome to the Central Library!  

Today's library session is a basic introduction to resources for research in Greek Art and Architecture. 

All of the resources we'll be looking at today are linked from this course guide.  Please let us know if you need any help at any point in your research process.

Ramona & Yvonne

Optical Tricks of the Parthenon

Books from the Catalog

Knowing where to start isn't always easy, especially when you're dealing with an unfamiliar subject.  Sometimes the best place to start is a subject specific dictionary or encyclopedia. Below is a selected list of print and online reference resources.

Available Online

Available in Print

  • Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

Central Library, Reference 6th-flr:  ATLAS G1033 .B3 2000

In 99 full-color maps, the atlas recreates the entire world of the Greeks and Romans from the British Isles to the Indian subcontinent and deep into North Africa.

  • Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC)

Central Library, Reference 4th-flr:  NX650 .M9 L494

LIMC tries to present what we know of the iconography of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman mythology as well as of the neighbouring Mediterranean cultures.  Each of the illustrated figures of Greek, Etruscan and Roman mythology is discussed in alphabetic order, usually in an individual article of a uniform structure.

  • Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Athens

Central Library, Arts-Oversize 8th-flr:  NA280 .T68 1971

  • The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (PECS)

Central Library, Reference 4th-flr:  DE59 .P7

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