Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

History: Ancient History

Click Me! Books and Databases!

Start here

Find the Right Books in the Library Catalog!

Library Call Numbers

  • Ancient Art and Architecture: N5312-6250, NA 5620, NB 115-164
  • Ancient Cities: HT 111-115
  • Ancient Greece DF10-289
  • Ancient history  D51-90
  • Ancient Italy. Rome to 476            DG11-365
  • Ancient Judaism: DS 121-123
  • Ancient Religion: BL 680-980
  • Ancient state politics       JC51-93
  • Archaeology       CC1-960
  • Biblical and New Testament Studies: BS 500-2900
  • Bronze Age, Minoan, and Mycenaean ages           DF220-221
  • Classical literature           PA3000-3049
  • Coins: CJ 75-1001
  • Greek literature PA3050-4505
  • History of Civilization      CB3-482
  • History of the Greco-Roman world           DE1-100
  • Jewish law. Halakah        KBM1-4855
  • Medieval and modern history, 476­          D101-110.5
  • Medieval history              D111-203
  • Medieval state  JC109-121
  • Preservation, restoration, and conservation of antiquities              CC135-137
  • Primitive and Early Christianity: BR 60s, 128-250
  • Roman Antiquities. Civilization. Culture. Ethnography      DG75-190
  • Roman History & Archaeology: DG 1-330. 
  • Roman Literature: PA 6003-6945

Can't find it?

Let's order it: Make a recommendation for Murray Library to purchase. Fill out the form.

Interlibrary loan via WorldCat: Request books (5+ days) and articles (48+ hrs)

Perseus Digital Library Project  Offers an extensive collection of ancient history sources including ancient texts and images of art objects, sites, and buildings.

Propylaeum, the Virtual Library Classical Studies Internet portal providing subject information across the entire spectrum of Classical Studies. A separate selection is offered for each of the following disciplines: Egyptology, Ancient History, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Byzantine Studies, Classical Archaeology, Classical Philology, Medieval and Neo-Latin Philology and Pre- and Early History.

The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls The Israel Museum welcomes you to the Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project, allowing users to examine and explore these most ancient manuscripts from Second Temple times at a level of detail never before possible.

Ancient History Sourcebook- a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.

EuroDocs - Primary sources listed by location

Collection of early Christian texts - Making classic Christian literature widely available online

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies - Resources for Late Antiquity, A.D. 284-632

Late Antiquity Bibliography and Resources

Early Church Fathers - 38 volume collection of Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers

Early Church Fathers - Additional Texts - additional pagan and Christian texts

Library Periodicals  (Located above DVD/Music section)

  • Biblical Archaeology Review (1976-Present)
  • Journal of Early Christian Studies (1993-2001)
  • Journal of Ecclesiastical History (1969-1996)
  • Journal of Roman Archaeology (2009 - 2014)
  • Theological Studies (1949-2013)

Go to Journal Titles A to Z to access these titles:

  • International Journal of Historical Archaeology (1997 - to present)
  • Journal of Ecclesiastical History (1997-2006)
  • Journal of Roman Archaeology (2013-Present)
  • Journal of Theological Studies (1996-present)
  • Journal of Late Antiquity (2008 – present)

 

Images

Maps

Ebooks can be found within the catalog or within these databases:

Your friendly librarian

Profile Photo
Sarah Myers
Contact:
Murray Library, Behind Circulation
Suite 3002
717.766.2511 x. 3590
Contact: LinkedIn Page

Can't find what you need?

Let's order it: Make a recommendation for Murray Library to purchase. Fill out the form.

Interlibrary loan via WorldCat: Request books (5+ days) and articles (48+ hrs)

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

WorldCat

Search for an item in libraries near you:
WorldCat.org >>