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Resources

A number of resources are available to broaden students’ knowledge in their study of classics.

Ancient World Gallery
The Ancient World Gallery was founded in 1979 by Stuart Wheeler as a teaching collection within the department, with antiquities that had previously been displayed in the museum of Richmond College, before the move to the present campus in 1914. These antiquities included the mummy and coffin of Ti Ameny Net and other Egyptian items brought to Richmond by Dr. J.L.M. Curry in 1876.

Classics-Philosophy Study and Library

With its den-quality furnishings, the Classics-Philosophy Study and Library (North Court 210) is a place where you will feel at home reading, preparing for class or talking with classmates and teachers. The collection of texts, translations, and scholarly books and wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling oak shelves have been funded by the generous donations of classical studies alumni.

Library Research Guide

Subject librarians at the University of Richmond Libraries maintain discipline-specific research guides for every academic course of study offered through the School of Arts & Sciences. Students in the Department of Classical Studies can contact the subject librarian directly, view top recommended resources and conduct discipline-specific searches of databases and Web sites. In addition, subject librarians frequently highlight new titles related to the academic field.

Photo Library

The department's online photo library contains a large store of images of ancient historical sites and artifacts that have mainly been taken by students.

Professional Organizations

Classical Association of Virginia

Mediterranean Society of America

Archaeological Institute of America

Classical Association of the Middle West and South