• History,  Language,  Literature,  Research

    Loeb Classical Library – 1 year in.

    Last year the library began its subscription to the Loeb Classical Library.   Over this past year the Loeb eBooks have been opened 1411 times in this inaugural year, (with 715 of those being in the month of October 2015).   A measure of Classics students diligent research? 🙂   Our Loeb sales associate also shares these good things to look forward to:   “Upcoming additions to the Library include Galen’s On the Constitution of the Art of Medicine, The Art of Medicine, and A Method of Medicine to Glaucon, and new editions of works by Appian, Augustine, Caesar, and Livy.” Digital Loeb Classical Library – Now Online. Prod. Harvard University…

  • History,  Humanities,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Society and Culture in the Ancient World

    Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World edited by Peter Bogucki, Facts on File, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 930 B63S This four-volume set contains sixty-nine entries, fourteen of which cover more in-depth topics,  discussing society and culture of the Ancient World through the fall of Rome, 476 C.E.  Topics include western and non-western societies and cultures.  Each entry discusses the article topic from the viewpoint of the following geographic areas: Africa Egypt The Middle East Asia and the Pacific Europe Greece Rome The Americas Illustrations, maps and a collection of primary sources are dotted throughout. Examples include: Adornment, Family, Money and Coinage, Natural Disasters, Textiles…