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In this chapter an overview of important electronic and printed historical sources for Ancient History is presented. The University Library of Groningen owns a collection of printed sources held in the closed stacks or on the open shelves in the reading rooms. Another part of the collection of historical sources is available online.

Sources published in print

For example: a small selection of important classical authors held in the University Library.

Make a selection yourself by doing an advanced search in SmartCat, using the name of a classical author (i.e. "au:marcus tullius cicero") and combining this with the University of Groningen Library in the menu on the left.

Inscriptions and papyri published in print

You can find papyri and inscriptions published in print in the Arts collection in category 15 Oude geschiedenis (Ancient history)

  • 15.HW3 Greek epigraphy
  • 15.HW4 Latin epigraphy
  • 15.HW5 Papyri and ostracons

For example:

Electronic source collections

An informative site about epigraphy, with many links. Supported by Onno van Nijf.



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Subjects: Faculty of Arts