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Resources for researching the art of ancient Rome

General Reference

Online Resources for Journal Articles and Citations

Art and art-related sources

Online Resources for Journal Articles and Citations

General Sources

Web Resources

Art of Making in Antiquity: Stoneworking in the Roman World

       An innovative digital project designed for the study of Roman stoneworking

Decoding the source abbreviations frequently used: Click here

Visualizing Statues in the Late Antique Roman Forum

 This visualization project contextualizes the now-dispersed statues and their inscribed bases in the public space of the late antique Forum.

Important Reference Books

Boardman, J. Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae (LIMC) (Art Library Reference NX650 .M9 L48)

Claridge, A.  Rome:  An Oxford Archaeological Guide (Art Library Reserve DG62 .C53 1998 )

Nash, E.  Pictorial dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO NA310 .N28 1968 )

Platner, S.B. A topographical dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve DG16 .P685 1965 )

Richardson, L.  A new topographical dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO DG68 .R5 1992 )

Haselberger, L.  Mapping Augustan Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO GA895.R65 M37 2002 )

Steinby, E.  Lexicon topographicum urbis Romae (Main Library Reference Collection FOLIO DG63 .L49 1993 )

Important Journals

American Journal of Archaeology
Library: The years 1897-1999 are shelved off site at the Library Annex.  The years 2000-2011 are shelved alphabetically among the journals on the 3rd floor of the Main Library.
Online access: JSTOR (1897-2005)

Journal of Roman Studies
Library: Main Library Folio DG 11 .J7 (1911-2009)
Online access: JSTOR (1911-2007)

Journal of Roman Archaeology
Library: Main Library DG 11 .J68 (1988-2010)

 

Evaluating Information

Evaluate Information Online: The CRAAP Test

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Evaluating your sources

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Subject Guide

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