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Resource Guide:
Latin

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
CiceroPA 6278-6303
HoracePA 6393
OvidPA 6519
Vergilius Maro, Publius (Virgil)PA 6825
Latin Philology and Language, Grammars and Elementary ExercisesPA 2087
Latin Philology and Language, AlphabetPA 2125
Roman LiteraturePA 6047
Roman Literature, PoetryPA 6121

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius
  • Latin language
  • Latin language -- Composition and exercises
  • Latin language -- Grammar
  • Latin literature
  • Latin poetry
  • Latin philology

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Wheelock’s LatinPA 2087.5 .W44 2011
Why Vergil?: a collection of interpretationsPA 6825 .W46 1999
The Cambridge Companion to VirgilPA 6825 .C35 1997
Cassell’s Latin DictionaryPA 2365 .E5 C3 1959
The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical LiteraturePA 31 .H69 1993
Cicero’s First Catilinarian OrationPA 6279 .C31 1997
The Aeneid (trans. Robert Fagles)PA 6807 .A5 F25 2008

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Latin Language and Latin Culture: From Ancient to Modern Times
  • Latin for Beginners
  • Latin: Story of a World Language
  • College Latin
  • The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy
  • Latin Grammar: A QuickStudy Language Reference Guide
  • Understanding Language: A Guide for Beginning Students of Greek and Latin
  • Latin Verbs: QuickStudy Reference Guide

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.