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Call number ranges for Classical Studies:

Classical Philology

  • PA51–85 History, study & teaching
  • PA111–199 Greek & Latin Language
  • PA201–1179 Greek Philology & Language
    • PA600–691 Hellenistic (κοινή) Greek
    • PA700–791 Biblical Greek
    • PA1001–1179 Medieval & Modern Greek
  • PA2001–2995 Latin Philology & Language
  • PA3000–3049 Classical Literature (In General)
  • PA3050–5868 Greek Literature
    • PA3300–3371 Papyri
  • PA6000– Latin Literature


  • D51–90 Ancient History (General)
  • DA145–147 Roman Britian
  • DC62–63 Roman Gaul
  • DE The Greco-Roman World
    • DE1–15 General
    • DE27–31 Geography
    • DE46–73 Culture and Civilization
    • DE80–98 History
  • DF1-500 Ancient Greece (to c. 323 A.D.)
    • DF10–16 General
      • DF10 Periodicals
      • DF12 Sources & Documents
    • DF75–135 Civilization & Culture
    • DF207–241 History
      • DF207–218 General
      • DF220–241 By Period
      • DF251–289 Local History
  • DG1–399 Ancient Italy, Rome to 476 A.D.
    • DG11–16 General
      • DG11 Periodicals
      • DG13 Sourcebooks
    • DG42–70 Local and Regional History
      • DG61–69 City of Rome
    • DG75–190 Civilization & Culture
    • DG201–365 History
      • DG221–365 History by Period
  • DS54.3 Ancient Cyprus
  • DS71–75 Ancient Iraq to 638 A.D.
  • DS81 Phoenicia
  • DS96 Ancient Syria, including the Seleucids
  • DS111–123 Ancient Israel
  • DS275–287 Iran to 651 AD
  • DT57–93 Ancient Egypt, including the Ptolemies (DT92)

Other Call Number Ranges for Classical Studies

B108–708 Ancient Philosophy

BL700–820 Classical Religion and Mythology

BR160–240 Early History of Christianity

CE21–46 Ancient Chronography

CE42–46 Greek & Roman Calendars

CJ201–1400 Ancient Numismatics

CN1–1100 Ancient Epigraphy

G82–88 Ancient Geography

G1033 Atlases of the Ancient World

GT530–580 Ancient dress and costume

GV17–35, 573 Ancient Sports and Games

HC31–39 Ancient Economic History

HD132–137 Ancient Economic History (Land)

HD4844 Labor in the Ancient World

HF355–381 History of Ancient Trade and Commerce

HN9–10 Ancient Social History

HQ13 Ancient Sexuality

HQ505–12 The Family in Antiquity

HQ1127–1139 Women in the Ancient World

HT863 Ancient Slavery

JC51–93 Ancient Political Institutions & Theory

KJA Roman Law

ML162-169 Ancient Music

N5320-5899 Fine Arts in Antiquity

NA210–340 Ancient Architecture

NA69–169 Ancient Sculpture

ND60–135 Ancient Painting

NK610–685 Ancient Decorative Arts

NK1180–1250 Ancient Decoration and Ornament

NK4645–4654 Greek & Roman Vases

P901–1099 Extinct Asian and European Languages

R126–127 Ancient Medical Works

R135 History of Ancient Medicine

T16 Ancient Technology

U29–35 Warfare in Antiquity

Z105–115 Paleography, Z7016–7030 Bibliography of Classical Languages and Literature

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