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Classical Studies: Primary Sources

Using Primary Sources

The study of Classics requires the use of Primary Source Material.  In the classical context, primary source material refers to any material from the ancient world itself, including ancient texts, inscriptions, coins, archaeological materials, and so forth.  This section of the guide will help you navigate the myriad available primary sources.

Epigraphic Sources

Archaeological Sources

Papyrological Sources

Textual Sources

Source Books

Sourcebooks collect ancient sources relevant to a specific topic, and will often provide commentary thereon.  

Art Sources

Numismatic Sources