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The Maughan Library

Print books and journals for Classics can be found at the Maughan Library

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Collections Guide for Classics

Welcome to the Collections Guide for Classics

This guide provides tailored information on library collections and links to some of our key resources. 

Key resource for Classics

Find reference material & companions online for Classics

Find journals for Classics & Modern Greek

Keep up to date with your subject. Use Library Search to access an extensive collection of print and ejournals. Titles include:

Arts & Humanities print journals are on the ground floor of the Maughan Library in rooms G.54-G.59GM.54-GM.59G.66-G.67. Our collection of Modern Greek journals is in room G.67. See our Floorplans.

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Hellenic Studies collections

Our collections on the history, literature, culture and society of post-classical Greece and Cyprus are an area of collection strength and are considered to be of national and international importance. Our holdings, are especially strong in Byzantine studies, Greek political history 1870-1945, the Greek islands, 20th century Greek poetry and the Greek Orthodox Church. 

Find books for Classics

Find print copies of the Loeb Classical Library and Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics at the Maughan Library.


See also the online version of Loeb Classical Library:

Key classmarks:

  • CC - archaeology
  • DE - the history of the Greco-Roman world.
  • DF - the history of ancient Greece.
  • DG - the history of ancient Italy
  • N - fine arts
  • PA - Greek language and literature & Roman language and literature. 

Print dictionaries / lexicons can be found in the Round Reading Room at the Maughan Library and also on the shelves with the relevant collection.Round Reading Room Maughan Library Covid QR code

Titles include:

  • Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC)
  • Thesaurus Lingua Graecae
  • Thesaurus Lingua Latinae.


Find literature online for Classics

The following eresources are useful for finding and studying texts online:

The following eresources are useful bibliographies and critical works:

External libraries for Classics

If you need resources beyond King's, you may want to visit other libraries with Classics collections: 

Please check for access restrictions before visiting.

Senate House Library

Senate House Library is a large humanities research library in Bloomsbury. 

King’s staff and students are entitled to free membership which provides
borrowing rights to print books and remote access to most eresources.

See Membership for information on signing up.