General Classics Resources


  • E. S. MacCartney, Warfare by Land and Sea, Our Debt to Greece and Rome (Boston, 1923; repr. 2009) [limited preview]
  • B. L. Ullmann, Ancient Writing and Its Influence, Our Debt to Greece and Rome (repr. 1980) [limited preview]

  • E. S. Ellis, A Classical Dictionary: containing brief and accurate accounts of the proper names mentioned in Classical literature (Philadelphia, 1900) [link]
  • H. T. Peck, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities (New York, 1897) [link]

  • The Cambridge Ancient History, new ed.
    • 1.1: Prolegomena and Prehistory (Cambridge, 1970) [limited preview] [alt. link]
    • 1.2: Early History of the Middle East (Cambridge, 1971) [limited preview] - date wrong in "About this Book"
    • 2.1: The Middle East and the Aegean Region c. 1800-1380 B.C. (Cambridge, 1973) [limited preview]
    • 2.2: The Middle East and the Aegean Region c. 1380-1000 B.C. (Cambridge, 1975) [limited preview]
    • 3.2: The Assyrian and Babylonian Empires and Other States of the Near East, from the Eighth to the Sixth Centuries B.C. (Cambridge, 1991) [limited preview]
    • 3.3: The Expansion of the Greek World, Eighth to Sixth Centuries B.C. (Cambridge, 1982) [limited preview] - wrong cover on "About this Book"
    • 4: Persia, Greece and the Western Mediterranean, c. 525-479 B.C. (Cambridge, 1988) [limited preview] - wrong cover on "About this Book"
    • 5: The Fifth Century B.C. (Cambridge, 1992) [limited preview]
    • 6: The Fourth Century B.C. (Cambridge, 2000) [limited preview]
    • 7.1: The Hellenistic World (Cambridge, 1984) [limited preview]
    • 7.2: The Rise of Rome to 220 B.C. (Cambridge, 1989) [limited preview] - wrong cover on "About this Book"
    • 8: Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C. (Cambridge, 1989) [limited preview]
    • 9: The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 B.C. (Cambridge, 1994) [limited preview] - wrong cover on "About this Book"
    • 10: The Augustan Empire, 43 B.C.-A.D. 69 (Cambridge, 1996) [limited preview]
    • 11: The High Empire, A.D. 70-192 (Cambridge, 2000) [limited preview]
    • 12: The Crisis of Empire, A.D. 193-337 (Cambridge, 2005) [limited preview]
    • 13: The Late Empire, A.D. 337-425 (Cambridge, 1998) [limited preview]
    • 14: Late Antiquity: Empire and Successors, A.D. 425-600 (Cambridge, 2000) [limited preview]

  • Cambridge Ancient History, older editions:
    • vol. 1, 2nd ed.: Egypt and Babylonia to 1580 B.C. (Cambridge, 1928) [archive.org]
    • vol. 2: The Egyptian and Hittite Empires to c. 1000 B.C. (Cambridge, 1931) [archive.org]
    • vol. 6: Macedon, 401-301 B.C. (Cambridge, 1933) [archive.org]
    • vol. 8: Rome and the Mediterranean, 218-133 B.C. (Cambridge, 1930) [archive.org]
    • vol. 9: The Roman Republic, 133-44 B.C. (Cambridge, 1932) [archive.org] [archive.org]
    • vol. 11: The Imperial Peace, A.D. 70-192 (Cambridge, 1936) [archive.org] [archive.org alt. link]
    • vol. 12: The Imperial Crisis and Recovery, A.D. 193-324 (Cambridge, 1939) [archive.org-djvu]
    • Volume of Plates II (Cambridge, 1928) [archive.org]; Volume of Plates III (Cambridge, 1930) [archive.org]; Volume of Plates V (Cambridge, 1939) [archive.org]


  • W. Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, vol. 1 [Abaeus - Dysponteus] (London, 1880) [link ]; (London, 1873) [link ]; (Boston, 1849) [link ]; vol. 2 [Earinus - Nyx] (London, 1876) [link ]; (London, 1873) [link ]; (London, 1849) [link ]; vol. 3 [Oarses - Zygia/us; chronological tables] (London, 1867) [link broken]; (Boston, 1859) [link]
  • W. Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, 3rd ed., vol. 2 (London, 1891) [link ]; (London, 1878) [link ]; 2nd ed. (Boston, 1870) [link broken]; 2nd ed. (Boston, 1859) [link ]; [1st ed.] (London, 1842) [link]
    • See this work (1870 ed.) in facsimile also at the Ancient Library
    • NB also A Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, ed. by F. Warre Cornish [based on Smith] (London, 1898) [link]; Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, 3rd American ed., rev. by C. Anthon (New York, 1870) [link]; A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, ed. C. Anthon [abridged from Smith] (New York, 1851) [link]
  • W. Smith, A Smaller Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, Mythology, and Geography (New York, 1889) [link]; A New Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, Mythology, and Geography, rev. C. Anthon (New York, 1888) [link]

  • Daremberg & Saglio, Dictionnaire des antiquites grecques et romaines [online version]

  • A. Rich, Dictionary of Roman and Greek Antiquities with Nearly 2000 Engravings on Wood from Ancient Originals, 3rd ed. (New York, 1874) [link]
  • J. and T. Dymock, Bibliotheca Classica, or, A Classical Dictionary (London, 1833) [link]
  • J. Lempriere, Bibliotheca Classica, or, A Classical Dictionary, 4th ed. (London, 1801) [link]

Quotations
  • T. B. Harbottle, A Dictionary of Quotations (Classical) [with references!], 3rd ed. (London, 1906) [link]
  • H. P. Jones, A Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Classical Quotations, rev. ed. (Edinburgh, 1908) [link]
  • H. T. Riley, Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims, and Mottos, Classical and Mediaeval...with a Selection of Greek Quotations (London, 1866) [link]