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WRPR 191 Constructions of Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World (HC): History and Criticism

Writing Program 191 Constructions of Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World (Evans) Spring 2019

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog Connect from Bryn Mawr College   This link opens in a new windowConnect from Haverford College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Swarthmore College  to look for relevant books owned by Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore.

The following subject searches are a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic, try doing a title search in the Tripod Catalog to find some relevant material and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.    

        (foreign* OR ethnic* OR barbari*) [Title]  AND (greece OR greek OR roman OR rome)  [Subject]  - (Newest titles listed first)     Icon 

         rome  identity   [Subject search]     Icon 

        (rome OR greece) AND (ethnology OR racial OR racis*) [Subject search]   Icon       


Tripod often lists a translation under the author's name + translations + English:   

  • herodotus  [Advanced search on Authors] + Language: English  +  Newest titles sorted first
  • juvenal  [Advanced search on Authors]  + Language: English + Standard sorting by relevance

Also note that some works have been translated multiple times, so that a Tripod search may lead to choices in terms of style and intended audience.


Representations of the Foreign

Darius, fleeing from battle, looks back toward Alexander, mosaic, House of the Faun, 

Pompei, now in the museum in Naples  (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Finding Scholarly Studies in Journals

Finding Book Reviews