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GREK 102: Introduction to Greek Poetry: Homer (HC)

Greek 102: Introduction to Greek Poetry: Homer (Whitcomb) Spring 2022

Iliad in Art

Achilles bandaging Patroclus, Sosias Potter (?), Athenian, 550-475 BCE, Berlin, Altes Museum (Source: Wikimedia Commons, public domain).

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Connect from Haverford College  Connect from Swarthmore College  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches 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.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (rather than subjects) will pick up results from chapter titles.

    war  psycholog*  homer   [Keyword search]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College     Icon     Icon

    homer* [Subject] AND  odyssey  AND (travel OR geograph* OR land*)  [Keyword]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College     Icon     Icon

     homer criticism and interpretation   [Subject search]  (Newest titles listed first)   Connect from Bryn Mawr College     Icon     Icon   

    (women* OR gender* OR feminis*)  [Title] AND (homer OR homeric) [Keyword]  NOT (homer IN Author)  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your subject interest.

Beyond the Tri-College Collections

WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million records for titles owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.

Finding Criticism in Journals

Finding Book Reviews