HONS 1810W - Ancient Landscapes - Robinson


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Ramona Romero
Central Library, 800FC


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Yvonne Boyer
Central Library, 800FD

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Subjects:Art, French, Italian

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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 - Palestrina

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 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 Topographicum Urbis Romae

​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.

  • A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome

Central Library, Stacks:  DG68 .R5 1992

  • Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Athens

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

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