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Loyola University Chicago Libraries

Classical Studies

Locate core research resources in Classical Studies: Classical civilization as well as ancient Greek and Latin

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In classical studies, a primary source is an original work while secondary source is an analysis, contextualization, critique, or reflection on that work.

Please scroll down to find primary source text and document collections organized by type as follows:

Text and Document Collections
Image Collections
Papyri and Inscriptions
Coins
Other Online Collections

Primary Sources: Text and Document Collections

Primary Sources: Image Collections

Primary Sources: Papyri and Inscriptions

Primary Sources: Coins

Primary Sources: Other Online Collections