Start with some historical background info:
Oxford Reference Online
- Excellent & authoritative encyclopedia articles on historical events, places, and people.
Biography Reference Bank - Bios on people from antiquity to the present, with images, and access to articles about them.
Historical Timelines (from Oxford Reference):
Most of the writings and scholarly research on historical topics in Classical studies are published in books:
Search the Bouwhuis Library Catalog
*See also the general Classics Books page
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