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LATN 201: Advanced Latin Literature: Vergil (HC)

LATIN 201: Advanced Latin Literature: Vergil (Roberts) Fall 2020

Criticism in Oxford Bibliographies Online

Criticism in Journals

Journal articles and other periodical publications provide scholarly information on specific aspects of classical literature and history.  Since articles are generally published on a shorter schedule than books, they can be more-up-to-date.  The following indexes are the best ways for you to identify journal articles.

Identifying Relevant Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Icon    Icon     to look for relevant titles in the tricolleges.  

The following subject searches using the Books+Media channel are a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.

        virgil criticism   [Subject Search], newest titles first   Icon    Icon   

epic poetry latin  [Subject Search]   Icon    Icon   

epic poetry classical  [Subject Search]   Icon    Icon   

literature and society rome  [Subject Search], newest titles first    Icon    Icon   


        Also note these collections of articles which assemble a selected group of criticism from leading scholars:

              Oxford Readings in Vergil's Aeneid.  Edited by S. J. Harrison.  Oxford University Press, 1990.  Icon    Icon   

              Vergil's Eclogues.  Edited by Katharina Volk.  Oxford University Press, 2008.  Icon    Icon   

              Vergil's Georgics.  Edited by Katharina Volk.  Oxford University Press, 2008. Icon    Icon   


Books from the Tricolleges and Interlibrary Loan

Tripod - For people studying on campus, sign into Tripod and use the "Request"  button to have titles delivered within the Trico.  They will usually usually arrive in one or two days. 

For Haverford people studying remotely, use these request links: Articles or Book Chapters  and   Books or DVDs to have books and book chapters sent to you digitally. These links can also be found on the Support during Covid-19 page.

Worldcat  Icon    Icon    - An important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 1 billion titles owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.