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Classical Rome -- History 204: Home

A Sign of the Times

Portrait of Septimus Severus, Julia Domna, Caracalla and Geta..., c. AD 200
From Oxford Art Online

Welcome

Welcome to the Class of 1945 Library. This guide will help you research your History 204 project. Click on a tab above to see all of the relevant sources that are available in the Library. If you have any questions, please ask the Librarian at the reference desk for help!

Research Strategy for Ancient History

This guide is organized to help you in the research process, which usually proceeds from general sources to more specific ones.

STEP 1:  Begin with Reference Sources (print and online) for background information

STEP 2:  Find Books (overviews and monographs)

STEP 3:  Look for articles in Magazines & Journals 

STEP 4:  Search for primary-source documents (such as maps) created at the time of your topic. Try Ancient and Medieval History Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online for primary sources; also check the Websites tab.  

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