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The Encyclopedia of Ancient History by
Call Number: Main Ref D54 .E53 2013
Publication Date: 2012-12-03
With over 5,000 entries ranging from 250 to 5,000 words, this 13-volume reference work covers the entire Mediterranean world – including the Near East and Egypt – and spans the late Bronze Age through the seventh century ce. The text is enhanced by hundreds of photographs, figures, and maps.
The Cambridge Ancient History
Call Number: D57 .C178
Publication Date: 2000-10-12
Item Locations: Main Library 4th Floor D57 .C178 (2nd ed.) and D57 .C252 (3rd ed.) and Alexander Room.
This multi-volume set of comprehensive historical essays, with bibliography, can be dated (check your publication date - volumes vary significantly). That said, it's still the best thing going for a starting place on many topics. Includes the Ancient Near East and covers down to Justinian.
Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World by
Call Number: Main Library Reference (Atlas Section) G1033 .B3 2000
Publication Date: 2000-09-18
The most detailed and comprehensive maps of the ancient Greco-Roman world. The Barrington Atlas includes areas touched by Greek and Roman culture ranging from the British Isles to North Africa, Afghanistan, and western China.