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Classics Resources

Browse the Shelves

Sometimes the best way to find a book is to browse the shelves. Below are a list of some of the most popular Classics topics and where each section can be located in the library.

Remember these number ranges are the same whether searching reference books, located on the 1st floor, or circulating books located on the 2nd (A-M) and 3rd (N-Z) floors.



Language and Literature:

PA1-6961: Greek/Roman Language & Literature



D51-90: Ancient history                                    

DE1-100: History of the Greco Roman World

DF1-550: Ancient Greece to c. 323 A.D.

DG1-399: Ancient Italy, Rome to 476 A.D.



B108-708: Ancient Philosophy



BL700-820: Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)



JC51-93: Political Theory of the Ancient State

K140-165: History of Law

KJA2-3660: Roman law

KKE1-4999: Greece



R126–127: Ancient Medical Works

R135: History of Ancient Medicine

Finding Books in CONSORT

What is CONSORT?

CONSORT is an online catalog that you search to find books, journals, magazines, maps, music, web sites and more in the Ohio Wesleyan Libraries. Searching on CONSORT will also show you what our sister schools (Denison, Kenyon, and Wooster) have in their libraries. To only see what is available at OWU, limit your search by library location.


Summon allows you to search almost everything that the library owns. Searching Summon will show you results from Consort, article databases, and more. For more information about Summon, click here.


OhioLINK contains books from 120 academic libraries in Ohio. OhioLINK is a good place to check when you're not finding what you need in Consort or Summon. For more information about OhioLINK, click here.

*If your item isn't available via OhioLINK request it through Interlibrary Loan.