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Classics: Books

Resources for Classical Studies

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

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Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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Browsing by Call Number

Most books pertaining to Classics fall within the PA call number range located on Ramsey Library’s upper level:

PA1-PA199 --Classical philology 

PA201-PA899 --Greek philology and language 

PA2001-PA2915 --Latin philology and language

PA3050-PA4505--Greek literature  

PA6001-PA8595--Latin literature

PA6001-PA6971 --Ancient Roman 
Other relevant areas include:

B108-B708 --Ancient Philosophy 

BL300-BL325 --The myth. Comparative mythology 

D51-D90 --Ancient history 

DE1-DE100 --History of the Greco-Roman world 

DF10-DF289 --Ancient Greece

DG11-DG365 --Ancient Italy. Rome to 476 


Series titles in Classics

Monographic Series offer a more detailed list of books in our General Collection. Often the individual titles under the main series title are catalogued with separate Library of Congress call numbers. Two beneficial series are:

Loeb Classical Library. Greek Authors.

Loeb Classical Library. Latin Authors.

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