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CLAS 120: The Legacy of Rome (Matlock): Atlases

A guide to doing research on ancient Rome, its culture, and its legacy in shaping Western civilization

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Atlases of the Ancient World




The following atlases include many intriguing thematic maps that put the geography of the times into context.  They are also beautifully illustrated and serve as excellent introductions to the history and culture of their times.


The following atlases are also useful.


The following books are not significant sources of maps.  However, their textual articles are extremely helpful for learning more about regions, cities, and archaeological sites of the ancient Greco-Roman world.

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