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These dictionaries, grammars and writers' guides constitute a basic library for the study of Greek and Roman literature, history, art and archaeology and philosophy.


The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 3rd edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
Gibaldi, J., and Achtert, W.S. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations. NY: MLA, 1982 repr.
Hacker, D. A Writer's Reference. 4th ed. Boston: Bedford Books, St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Skidmore College Department of English. The Skidmore Guide to Writing. Saratoga Springs, NY: Skidmore, 1999.


Liddell, H.G. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott's Greek English Lexicon. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1990.
Smyth, H.W. Greek Grammar. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1976.
Marinone, N., and Guala, F. Complete Handbook of Greek Verbs. Cambridge, MA: Schoenhof's Foreign Books, 1968.


Lewis, C.T. Elementary Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1991.
Greenough, J.B., et al. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar. New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1988.


Hornblower, S., and Spawforth, A., eds. The Oxford Classical Dictionary. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1996.
Howatson, M.C., ed. The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1989.


Morford, M.P.O., and Lenardon, R.J. Classical Mythology. 5th ed. London: Longman, 1994.
Boardman, J., et al. The Oxford History of the Classical World. Vol. I: Greece and the Hellenistic World. Vol. II: The Roman World. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988.
Pedley, J.G. Greek Art and Archaeology. NY: Prentice Hall, 1993.
Ramage, N., and Ramage, A. Roman Art. NY: Prentice Hall, 1991.

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