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CLST 143 Great Books of Greece and Rome : Home

A guide to assist students taking CLST 143 with research and identifying resources

The Great Books of Greece and Rome

The Andromeda Galaxy from NASA Hubble Telescope
The Andromeda Galaxy from Nasa's Hubble Telescope 

Get a comprehensive view of your particular area of interest through these scholarly handbooks and guides

These resources can help you come up with dates, names, additional vocabulary and variant spellings for your research. They can also help you develop a better understanding of your topic or give you ideas for comparisons and contrasts.

A Selection of Primary Texts

Other resources

Use keywords or subject terms to search article databases

These databases will also uncover book chapters along with articles in journals


Dido Queen of Carthage Public DomainCarthage Public Domain
Portrait medal of Dido, Queen of Carthage (obverse); A View of Carthage (reverse)
ca. 1550 (Pubilc Domain) From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Digital Loeb

The Odyssey

Penelope and Odysseus
Penelope and Odysseus by Ugo da Capri from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Penn Libraries

Penn Libraries are currently closed, please contact Rebecca Stuhr for assistance in finding relevant material online, or for assistance in using books by mail or pickup@penn. Please see our Phased Service availability for the most recent updates on access to the libraries.

Research Assistance

Rebecca Stuhr is the librarian specialists for Classical Studies. 
You can arrange  individual appointments or ask questions by email by contacting Rebecca at stuhrreb @ upenn.edu or click the button just below to find a time that works for you:

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A sampling from the catalog