Bibliographies for Roman Studies

The following have been added to the Zotero Group for Ancient World Open Bibliographies and the Ancient World Open Bibliographies Wiki, under various topic headings.

Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies
http://cnx.org/content/col11220/latest/
Currently edited by Sander M. Goldberg, UCLA; begun, as a print bibliography, by Lowell Edmunds.
Updated March 2011.
Individual bibliographies are described below; not yet in existence, but planned, are History of Roman Literature, Inscriptions, Latin Linguistics and Etymology, and
Roman Social Life and Customs.

I am especially pleased to note that the entire collection is licensed under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY 3.0), and is listed as an Open Educational Resource (OER).

Concordances and Indices Verborum (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m36626/latest/
Roberta Stewart, Dartmouth College.
Updated May 12, 2011.
A list of concordances to the works of ancient authors writing in Latin in the Roman world. These are arranged alphabetically by the author’s common name.

Encyclopedias (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m35080/latest/
Joseph Solodow, Yale University
Updated July 18, 2011.
This short bibliography describes encyclopedic resources valuable for Roman Studies.

Fragmentary Authors (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m37219/latest/
John Dugan, SUNY Buffalo
Updated March 21, 2011.
Sections include General, and Epistolary, Grammatical, Historical, and Poetic Fragments, including listing editions of major fragmentary authors.

Latin Meter (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m37218/latest/
Kenneth Haynes, Brown University
Updated March 21, 2011.
This select bibliography focuses on works from the past 50 years, of general interest, not focused on specific poets. Sections include Overviews, Prosody, Word Order, Types of Verse, History of Metric Studies, and more comprehensive Bibliographies.

Modern Grammarians and Ancient Grammars (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m35081/latest/
Anthony Corbeill, University of Kansas
Updated August 10, 2010.
This select bibliography is annotated and includes modern grammars, primary sources, and secondary sources on specific topics (i.e. syntax, the subjunctive.)

Roman Religion (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m35229/latest/
Clifford Ando, University of Chicago
Updated August 22. 2010.
This “basic” bibliography is designed “for those seeking guidance to recent (and a few older) publications in Roman religion, with an emphasis on Anglophone material and books.” Topics include Calendar, Divination, Priesthood, Temples, War and Politics, and more.

Topography of Rome (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m36624/latest/
Mary Jaeger, University of Oregon
Updated May 12, 2011.
This select bibliography focuses on English sources and includes Archaeological Guides, Topographical Dictionaries, and web sites about Roman topography.

Specialized Vocabularies (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m35083/latest/
Stephen Wheeler, Pennsylvania State University
Updated August 10, 2010.
The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author and includes works in multiple languages. It covers eclectic topics as diverse as ornithological and legal language in latin.

Textual Criticism and Textual Transmission (Tools of the Trade: Bibliographies for Roman Studies)
http://cnx.org/content/m35176/latest/
James Zetzel, Columbia University
Updated August 16, 2010.
This bibliography, described by its author as “both opinionated and by no means exhaustive,” covers the topics of Textual Criticism (Theory and Practice), History of Texts (Recension), and Great Editions and Works of Practical Criticism. It includes works in multiple languages.

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