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Classics - Oakland Campus: Books

A Greek Author

Image of a bust of Homer

Homer, British Museum

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Library Call Numbers

Classical studies includes all subjects relating to the ancient world.  For browsing the library's shelves it is helpful to know the call numbers for books.  A list is provided below:

  • B108 - 708 = Ancient philosophy
  • BL700 - 820 = Classical religion and mythology
  • BR160 - 240 = Early history of Christianity
  • CE21 - 46 = Ancient chronography (Greek and Roman calendars)
  • CJ201 - 1400 = Ancient numismatics
  • CN1 - 100 = Ancient epigraphy
  • DE = The Greco-Roman world
  • DF1 - 500 = Ancient Greece
  • DG1 - 399 = Ancient Italy
  • G82 - 88 = Ancient geography
  • GT530 - 580 = Ancient dress and costume
  • GV17 - 35, 573 = Ancient sports and games
  • HC 31 - 39 = Ancient economic history
  • HD4844 = Labor in the ancient world
  • HF355 - 381 = History of ancient trade and commerce
  • HN9 - 10 = Ancient social history
  • HQ13 = Ancient sexuality
  • HQ506 - 512 = The family in antiquity
  • HQ1127 - 1139 = Women in the ancient world
  • HT863 = Ancient slavery
  • JC51 - 93 = Ancient political institutions and theory
  • KJA = Roman law
  • ML162 - 160 = Ancient music (in the Music Library on the Oakland campus)
  • N = Art, subdivided by artistic medium (in the Frick Fine Arts Library on the Oakland campus)
  • P901 - 1099 = Extinct Asian and European languages
  • PA = Classical philology
  • R126 - 127 = Ancient medical works
  • R135 = History of ancient medicine
  • T16 = Ancient technology
  • U29 - 35 = Warfare in antiquity
  • Z105 - 115 = Paleography

A Latin Author

Image: Bust of Vergil from his tomb in Naples

Bust of Vergil from his tomb in Naples

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