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Medieval West - Reference Sources: Encyclopedias and Dictionaries - Classics and Late Antiquity

This is a guide to reference sources on the medieval West: guides to the literature, periodical indexes, encyclopedias/dictionaries, atlases/maps, biography, book length bibliographies.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries - Classics and Late Antiquity

Oxford Classical Dictionary, Main DE 5 .O9 2003

Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization, Main DE 5 .O92 1998

Late Antiquity, a Guide to the Postclassical World, Main DE 5 .L29 1999. Has chapters on religious communities, the good life, habitat, among others. This is followed by a dictionary portion with both topical and biographical entries. Late antiquity is the period roughly 250-850 A.D.

Ancient Europe 8000 B.C. - 1000 A.D.: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World, Reference D 62 .A52 2004 v. 1-2

V. 1 covers Mesolithic to Copper Ages, c8000-2000 B.C.  V. 2 covers Bronze Age to Early Middle Ages, c3000-A.D. 1000.


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