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A Dictionary of Pictorial Subjects from Classical Literature: A Guide to Their Identification in Works of Art. 1983.
HumRef  N 7760 .P68 1983

Enciclopedia dell'arte antica, classica e orientale. 1958. 7 vols. HumRef N 31 .E48

Guide to Research in Classical Art and Mythology. 1991. HumRef N 7760 .V3 1991

Der Kleine Pauly: Lexikon der Antike. 5 vols. Ancient Studies DE 5 .K5 (Non-circulating)

Mythological and Classical World Art Index: A Locator of Paintings, Sculptures, Frescoes, Manuscript Illuminations, Sketches, Woodcuts and Engravings Executed 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1900, with a Directory of the Institutions Holding Them. 1991.
HumRef N 7760 .R63 1991

The Oxford Classical Dictionary. 1996. HumRef DE 5 .O9 1996

The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. 1993. 2 vols. HumRef NX 650 .M9 R45 1993

Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Rome. 2 vols. 1968. HumRef NA 310 .N28 1968

Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites. 1976. SocSciRef DE 59 .P7
Covers over 3,000 sites of remains of cities, towns, and settlements of classical era. Includes history, maps, listings of present remains, and bibliographies.


Classical Iconography Sources


Roscher. Ausfuhrliches Lexikon der griechischen und romischen Mythologie. 10 vols. Ancient Studies BL 17 .R7 1965

Berard.  A City of Images: Iconography and Society in Ancient Greece. 1989. DF 275.C3613 1989

Goodenough.  Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period. 1953.13 vols. DS 111 .G65 1953

Grimal.  The Dictionary of Classical Mythology. 1996. HumRef BL 715 .G713 1996

Hamilton.  Choes and anthesteria: Athenian Iconography and Ritual. 1992. BL 795 .A56 H36 1992

Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae (LIMC). 12 vols. Ancient Studies N 7760 .L49 1981

Moon.  Ancient Greek Art and Iconography. 1992. N 5633 .A53 1983

Prag.  The Oresteia: Iconograpic and Narrative Traditions.1985. Quarto NK 1230.P73x 1985

Rombos.  The Iconography of Attic Late Geometric II Pottery. 1988. NK 4647.R65x 1988

Stoneman.  Greek Mythology: An Encyclopedia of Myth and Legend. 1991. HumRef BL 782 .S76x 1991

Stapleton.  The Illustrated Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology. 1986. HumRef BL 715 .S7 1986b