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ARTH 1158: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii (Spring 2017): Primary Sources

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Classics Citation Abbreviations

In Classics scholarship,  titles of journals as well as Classical texts are often highly abbreviated.

A list of commonly used journal title abbreviations:

A list of common abbreviations for Classical authors and their texts:

The American Journal of Archaeology's guide to abbreviations:

Collections of Classical Texts Online

Sources printed as books

A selection of books which are either collections of excerpts of primary sources or books about primary sources on Roman civilization:

Catalog search results

Here's a list of super useful books (not online) which are collections of translated excerpts in the library:

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