Archaeology and Ancient History

Key information sources for archaeology and ancient history, including Ancient Greek and Latin languages.

ArchaeologyWelcome to the My Subject page for Archaeology and Ancient History. This page highlights the most important information resources available to you.


Key Resources


Ancient History

  • Annee Philologique (APh)
    Index and abstract of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilisation.
  • Brepolis Latin Complete
    Collection of full-text Latin literature including Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature, Aristoteles Latinus, Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Library of Latin Texts, Series A + B.
  • Brepols Periodica Online
    12,500 full-text journal articles from key classical studies and medieval history titles.
  • Loeb Classical Library Online
    520+ volumes of ancient Greek and Latin texts alongside their modern English translations.
  • New Pauly Online
    English language edition of Der Neue Pauly, an encyclopaedia of the ancient world.


Books and eBooks

Archaeology books are generally located in the 930s (3 - Blue); but may also be found within the Arts (700s), Social Sciences (300s), and Technology (600s) sections of the Library.

  • Oxford Art Online
    Online art dictionaries and encyclopaedias including the Grove Art Online.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online - Archaeology
    Collection of scholarly research articles providing an introduction to the field, a review of current scholarship, and identification of new research areas and debates.

Ancient History
Books and eBooks

Ancient History books are generally located in the 930s (3 - Blue); Latin and Ancient Greek language is in the 470s-480s (1 - Blue), and literature is in the 870s-880s (3 - Orange) sections of the Library.

Other Resources

  • Art Full Text
    Index and abstract of journal articles and other research papers from art, history of art and museum studies.
  • Digimap
    Including current Ordnance Survey maps of Great Britain, and Historic Digimap including the County Series maps published from 1843.
  • Heritage Gateway
    Search for information on England's historic sites and buildings, including images of listed buildings.
  • Map Images
    Collection of online maps (1560-1964) from the National Library of Scotland. Maps primarily relate to Scotland, but also cover England, Wales and beyond.
  • Old Maps Online
    Index and online collections of 400,000+ historic maps from libraries and archives around the world.

Ancient History
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