Classical Studies

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World

Alternative Titles
Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World Online
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

This online version of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences. An invaluable resource for both the advanced scholar and the graduate student.

Includes both large survey chapters organized by subject (Macropaedia) and 146 smaller entries ordered alphabetically (Micropaedia). 

Topics covered in the Macropaedia include:

Language and Education

Latin and Printing

Latin and the Vernacular

Neo-Latin Literature

Latin and the Arts

Latin and Philosophy

Latin and the Sciences

Latin and the Church

Latin and Law

Latin and the New World

Neo-Latin: The Twilight Years

History of Neo-Latin Studies

 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33400
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Jewish Heritage Collection

Description

The University Library and the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies were the joint beneficiaries of a generous gift from Constance and (the late) Theodore Harris of Beverly Hills, California, who in 2003-04 gave an extraordinary collection of some 2,000 items to the University of Michigan. The Jewish Heritage Collection was formed to reflect Jewish life, and it does so in an unusual assemblage of artwork, books, printed ephemera such as pamphlets and postcards, and objects of everyday and religious significance.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33335
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Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

Alternative Titles
EAGLL
Description

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. All entries are authored and include bibliographies. As a reference tool, it is especially useful for students and scholars of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical Literature.

This resource is available on a trial basis, until December 21, 2013. Please send feedback to Beau Case: bdcase@umich.edu.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30924
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Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Online I

Description

Collection of 25 reference e-books on classical topics, including:

  • A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius, 2nd edition
  • A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets
  • A Companion to the Study of Virgil
  • A New Companion to Homer
  • Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century BC
  • Brill’s Companion to Aphrodite
  • Brill’s Companion to Hesiod
  • Brill’s Companion to Silius Italicus
  • Brill’s Companion to Alexander the Great
  • Brill’s Companion to Ancient Macedon
  • Brill’s Companion to Callimachus
  • Brill’s Companion to Cicero
  • Brill’s Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral
  • Brill’s Companion to Hellenistic Epigram
  • Brill’s Companion to Herodotus
  • Brill’s Companion to Lucan
  • Brill’s Companion to Ovid
  • Brill’s Companion to Propertius
  • Brill’s Companion to the Study of Greek Comedy
  • Brill’s Companion to Thucydides
  • Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • Flavian Rome
  • Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity
  • The Novel in the Ancient World
  • Writing Politics in Imperial Rome

 

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29426
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Egyptian Amulets, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Alternative Titles
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Egyptian Amulets
Description

The Egyptian Amulet catalog is a collaborative project between the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and UM's Digital Library Production Service. It was created between January and May of 1998. It was initially developed on a fairly small scale (roughly 360 items) and the catalog's purpose was to demonstrate the feasibility and value of transfering the Kelsey catalog of artifacts from a proprietary database system to an SGML-based system providing ubiquitous web access. Images of the Egyptian Amulets exist for each record in the database (and are also listed in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Artifacts Database).

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11875
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Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Textiles Database

Alternative Titles
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Textiles
Description

The Kelsey Museum Textiles Database is one part of an online version of the Kelsey museum catalogue intended to aid researchers when researching and finding textile objects. A large majority of these records have online images of the objects attached.

Type
Catalog
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11873
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Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies (5th Edition)

Alternative Titles
Harner
MLA Literary Research Guide
Description
Published by the MLA, James L. Harner's Literary Research Guide offers information about reference sources for doing research in all areas of literary studies. The electronic edition of the Guide, based on the fifth print edition, allows you to look up materials in WorldCat, Google Books, and your library’s online catalog. Use the personalization feature to save searches and individual entries and to write notes about them for later reference. Since the initial release of the electronic edition in 2009, the author has revised the Guide twice a year. The online Guide, which will continue to be updated and revised regularly, now includes over 1,000 entries; refers to nearly 1,700 additional books, articles, and electronic resources in annotations; and cites more than 700 reviews.
Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11849
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Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists

Alternative Titles
BASP
Description

The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists has been the official journal of the American Society of Papyrologists since the publication of Volume 1, issue 1 in 1963 and is the only North American journal devoted to papyrology and related disciplines. This website makes all issues of BASP available electronically one year after publication in print. Information about subscribing to the print version and ordering individual issues is available online.

BASP publishes a wide variety of articles and reviews of relevance to papyrology and related disciplines. From text editions to important synthetic articles, BASP has published studies on papyri, ostraca, and inscriptions in Greek, Latin, and Coptic. In the future, BASP will broaden its coverage to include Hieratic, Demotic, Aramaic, and Arabic texts.

The ISSN for this publication is 0003-1186 (Print); 1938-6958 (Online).

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11831
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Coptic Gnostic Library Online

Description

Online version of the fourteen-volume printed work, edited by James M. Robinson.

The Coptic Gnostic Library continues where the Dead Sea Scrolls left off. Our main sources of information for the Gnostic religion are the so-called Nag Hammadi codices, written in Coptic. These were unearthed in 1945 near the town of Nag Hammadi in Upper Egypt. The texts literally begin where the Dead Sea Scrolls end. Their discovery is considered equally significant as the Dead Sea Scrolls themselves, bringing to light a long-hidden wealth of information and insights into early Judaism and the roots of Christianity. Furthermore, these writings clearly show that the Gnostic religion was not only a force that interacted with early Christianity and Judaism in their formative periods, but also a significant religious movement in its own right. 

The Coptic Gnostic Library contains all the texts of the Nag Hammadi codices, both in the original Coptic and in translation. Each text has its own introduction, and full indexes are provided. The Coptic Gnostic Library is the starting point for all research into ancient Gnosticism. It is the result of decades of dedicated research by the most distinguished international scholars in this field.

The Coptic Gnostic Library is the only authoritative edition of many of the Coptic writings of the Gnostics from the first centuries AD. It was originally published by Brill in fourteen hardback volumes as part of the Nag Hammadi (and Manichaean) Studies series between 1975 and 1995.

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Database
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
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