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The Guide to Ancient Greek Art is intended to help identify sources needed for a research paper in AR301.
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Scholarly Journal Articles

Scholarly journal articles can be found through the use of a bibliography published as a book, a bibliography included as  references in a book or journal article, or an index.  To locate journal articles about Ancient Greek Art, try the following from both electronic and print sources.

Online Databases located on the Library webpage (

   JSTOR---full text scholarly journals in the Humanities

   Project Muse--full text scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins, including Arethusa

Print Indexes located in the Library

Art Index

An Annotated Bibliography of Greek and Roman Art, Architecture, and Archaeology--located N3 (north wing, third floor of the library)  Call number N5605 .A05 C68



Books and EBooks

Books and Ebooks about ancient Greek art can be found by using the library catalog (  A search using the Words or Phrase box works like a boolean keyword search.  A subject search works according to the subject headings assigned by the Library of Congress.  Take a minute to look at the detailed record of the book to gain more appropriate subject headings for a particular search.

Examples below are just a few of the many books available from the UAH Library!  Go to the catalog and find more!

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Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy - Ada Cohen; Jeremy B. Rutter
Call Number: DE61 .C4 C66 2007
ISBN: 9780876615416
Publication Date: 2007-12-01

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Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece - Daniel H. Garrison
Call Number: HQ18 .G8 G37 2000
ISBN: 080613237X
Publication Date: 2001-01-01
Location in Library N2

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Vase Painting, Gender, and Social Identity in Archaic Athens - Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell
Call Number: NK4645 .S73 2006
ISBN: 0521853184
Publication Date: 2006-03-01
Location in Library N2

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Word and image in ancient Greece - Rutter, N. K.
Call Number: PA227 .W67 2000 EBOOK
Electronic book located online through the library catalog.

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Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC) - Artemis Publisher
Call Number: N7760 .L49 1981
ISBN: 3760887511
Publication Date: 1981-01-01
Located in the Reference section on S1 (south wing, first floor) of the Library

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Web Sites

Classical Myth:  ancient texts (images).

Perseus: The Perseus Classics collection is an integrated collection of materials, textual and visual, on the Archaic and Classical Greek world.

Maecenas: searchable site of photographs of Greece and Rome (images).

Beazley Archive: Sir John Beazley, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, created a personal archive of material relating to the study of classical archaeology and art, and is now held in the Ashmolean Musuem.  The photographs of Athenian vases are the largest archive of this class in the world and were the basis of Beazley's life work.

Diotima:  Serving as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean, Diotima includes a searchable bibliography and many journal articles.

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