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Late Antiquity Resources: Finding Books

Vanderbilt Universities Library Catalog

Vanderbilt University Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to search the holdings of ALL 8 Vanderbilt Libraries.   

You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Periodicals
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

Search Tips


  • Use AND to combine terms & narrow your search
    • example: Theodosius AND Rome
  • Use OR to search for related terms & expand your search
    • example; poetry OR epic
  • Use * to truncate a word & return all possible endings
    • example: sculptur* (will return sculpture, sculptures, sculptural, etc.)
  • Use ALL CAPS for AND and OR


Browsing for Books

Another option is to browse the STACKS for books.  The following call # areas might be of interest to you:

B 108-708  Philosophy - Ancient

Central 5th floor


Divinity 1st floor


BL 700-820  Religions - Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)
BR60-BR67  Early Christian Literature
BR130-BR133.5  Christian Antiquities, Archaeology
BR160-BR275  Christianity: Early and Medieval History
BS  The Bible
BX100-BX799  Eastern Churches, Oriental Churches, Orthodox Eastern Church
BX800-BX4700  Catholic Church
CC  Archaeology

Central 3rd floor

CJ 301-763  Numismatics - Greek Coins
CJ 801-1139  Numismatics - Roman Coins
CN 120-760  Inscriptions, Epigraphy
DE 1-100  History of the Greco-Roman World

Central  8th floor

DF 1-649  History of Greece (Ancient and Medieval)
DG 1-538  History of Italy (Roman Civilization, Culture)
DS 1-289  History of Asia (Near East)

Central  6th floor

DT 1-383  History of Africa (Egypt and North Africa)
KJA 2-3660      Roman Law

Central 5th floor

N 5300-7418  History of Art - Classical Art

Central  8th floor

NA 270-712  Classical Architecture
NX 503  Classical Tradition in Arts
PA  Greek Language & Literature. Latin Language & Literature

Central  7th floor

PA 3517-3564  Greek Literature - Criticism & Interpretation
PA  3601-3681  Greek Literature - Translations
PA 3818-4500  Greek Literature - Individual Authors
PA 6141-6144  Latin Literature - Criticism & Interpretation
PA 6155-6191  Latin Literature - Translations
PA 6207-6971  Latin Literature -  Individual Authors




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