Coverage by subjects

The monograph collection is divided into three main sections: Classical philology, Ancient history, Archaeology and History of ancient art.

The main topics explored by the collection are: Studies on the languages of the ancient Near East, Papyrology, History of classical philology, Heritage of the ancient world, Greek and Latin Linguistics, History of Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Latin authors, studies on classical historiography, Ancient History, Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Ancient numismatics, History of ancient law, History of ancient religions, Military history of antiquity, Ancient topography and geography, General archaeology, Classical archaeology and art, Archaeology and art of the ancient Near East, Aegean, Greek, Magna Graecian, Etruscan and Italic, Roman and provincial Roman archaeology and art, Archaeology of non-European peoples, Prehistorical archaeology.


Authors' libraries relevant to Classics and the main topics represented

Arnaldo Momigliano, fundamental for ancient history and religions, and for Judaism, with a section on the texts of the Old Testament
Giorgio Pasquali for classical philology and Greek and Latin literature
Goffredo Bendinelli for Archaeology
Giovanni Becatti for Archaeology
Paul Oskar Kristeller for the classical tradition in Humanism
Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli or the Teubner, Oxford and Loeb series of Greek and Latin authors
Sebastiano Timpanaro for classical philology



The periodical literature includes an open shelf print collection and a collection of e-journals.



The collection of open shelf monographs is located in Pisa at the Orologio-Carovana site on the third, fourth and fifth floors of the Palazzo dell'Orologio.

For the location of the authors' libraries, please refer to the specific sheet in the section Personal collections and Authors’ libraries.

The periodicals of Classics are part of the humanities periodicals sector located at the Orologio-Carovana site (Palazzo della Carovana, on the ground floor and first floor).


New acquisitions

The list of new acquisitions of Classics and that of new acquisitions of Archaeology are published in the SEARCH catalogue and give an account of the titles acquired in the last 2 months.



Classical studies | Ancient history | Ancient Greek language and literature | Latin language and literature | Other ancient languages and literatures | Ancient philosophy | Archaeology and history of ancient art .


Classics web resources.