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Aegean Bronze Age ("Classical") Art - CLST 205 Shea: Getting Started

Rubenstein Riches

Duke's Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library has untold unique resources.  Because of the nature of its collections, its riches are not as discernable through the Duke catalog.  In addition to doing a search limited to Rubenstein Library, email or query a special collections librarian for a consult on what may be of interest.  RUBENSTEIN SEARCH

Other Guides

Art History - the general page for art-historical studies

Provenance - the page about technics in provenance research

See the whole list at:

Research Guides page at Duke


Reference Sources - scope out an area, provide brief, better bibliography and key words (author's names, nomenclature) for more extensive searching.

Groveart (Oxford Online) -  Scholarly art encyclopedia.  Entires on classical, also use for terms and other art topics related (Asia Minor, etc.)

Brill's New Pauly - combined classical-subject reference works, the most important of which is the Pauly (English).

Oxford Reference Online: Classics - Oxford University Press online titles on classical studies



Lexis -  full-text newspaper index going back +10 years.  Great for seeing classical context in modern times

Dukecatalog example, for sculpture in the classical world, use the subject heading,  Sculpture--Greece



Perseus Project - Classical studies website maintained by Tufts University.  Compendium of texts and images.

Claros - The World of Art on the Semantic Web - Oxford University's classical art website (images)


AWOL - Ancient World On Line - serious blog for the study of the Ancient world.

Subject Guide

Lee Sorensen
Box 90727
Lilly Library
Website / Blog Page

Also Recommended

Ancient Greece study guide, Greta Boers, classical studies librarian