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This is a research guide for the subject of ancient Rome.
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Introduction

The Vancouver Public Library has many books and other resources about Ancient Rome. This guide draws mainly on the Fine Arts and History collections but also includes materials found in other subject divisions.

The Temple of Athena at the Graeco-Roman archaeological site of Paestum in Italy

 

Recommended Books

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A History of Rome - Le Glay, Marcel
Call Number: 937 L51h
ISBN: 9781405183277
Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the most recent scholarly research on literary sources and new interpretations of archaeological evidence.

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Ancient Greece and Rome An Encyclopedia for Students
Call Number: EBook
ISBN: 9780684805078
Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

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Annals ; Histories ; Agricola ; Germania - Tacitus, Cornelius
Call Number: 878 T11an3
ISBN: 9780307267504
The complete historical works of the greatest chronicler of the Roman Empire in a wholly revised and updated translation.

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Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World - Bagnall, Roger S. and Richard J.A. Talbert
Call Number: 911.37 B27t Ref. Atlas Stand 5
ISBN: 069103169X
In 99 full-color maps spread over 175 pages, the Barrington Atlas recreates the entire world of the Greeks and Romans from the British Isles to the Indian subcontinent and deep into North Africa. It spans the territory of more than 75 modern countries.

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The Cambridge Ancient History
Call Number: 930 C17a2
ISBN: 0521070511
Fourteen volume set, written by a team of experts in their fields, covers Europe and the Middle East from prehistoric times to the fall of the Roman Empire.

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Call Number: 880.3 O98c1 Ref
ISBN: 0198606419
The authoritative one-volume guide to all aspects of the ancient world

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations - Haywood, John
Call Number: 911.3 H42p
ISBN: 0141014482
For information on Ancient Rome see chapters : - Italy Before the Romans - Early Rome

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