Welcome to the Central Library. This guide will introduce you to some of the resources available to you at the Vanderbilt Libraries.
Please let us know if you need any help at any point in your research process.
Ramona & Yvonne
Nile Mosaic (Barberini Mosaic)
ca. 1st century BCE - 3rd century CE
Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Palestrina, Italy)
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 in Print
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.
Central Library, Oversize 3rd-flr: DG63 .L49 1993
Encyclopedia covering the physical fabric of ancient Rome, both as it survives in archaeological remains and as it can be deduced from literary, numismatic, epigraphical, and other sources. Organized alphabetically.
Central Library, Stacks: DG68 .R5 1992
Central Library, Arts-Oversize 8th-flr: NA280 .T68 1971