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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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Topics: Abbreviations, Latin, Abbreviations, Italian, Paleography, Latin, Paleography, Italian
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- Homerus. pre20; Norgate, Thomas Starling 1807-1893, transl. pre20
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Topic: Inscriptions, Latin
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"Appendix [bibliography]": p. 261-263
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- Schömann, Georg Friedrich, 1793-1879; Hardy, Ernest George, 1852-1925, tr; Mann, James Saumarez, tr
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Publisher's notice on verso of half-title announces that v. 2 (I. The Greek states in their relations to one another. II. The religious system of Greece) is in preparation. It was not published
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- Casson, Stanley (DE-601)644733837 (DE-588)143321684; Archaiologikon Museion tes Akropoleos Athen (DE-601)121098419 (DE-588)2125241-5
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- Sparta Museum; Tod, Marcus Niebuhr, 1878-1974; Wace, A. J. B. (Alan John Bayard), 1879-1957
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Musée archéologique (Sparte, Grèce), Sculpture, Ancient, Inscriptions, Sparte (Grèce), musée,...
"A list of the more recent dissertations on Cassius Dio": v. 1, p. 43-47
"A list of the more recent dissertations on Cassius Dio": v. 1, p. 43-47
"A list of the more recent dissertations on Cassius Dio": v. 1, p. 43-47
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- Schömann, Georg Friedrich, 1793-1879
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Topic: Julian, Emperor of Rome, 331-363
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- Miller, William, 1864-1945
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Balkan Peninsula, Greece History, Greece History 323-1453, Latin Orient
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- Livingstone, Richard Winn, Sir, 1880-1960
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Topic: Greek literature
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- Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931; Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957
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Topics: Historians, Historiography, Apollo (Greek deity)
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- Miller, William, 1864-1945
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Greek publications consulted: p. v
Thesis (D. LITT.)--University of London
Topics: Dwellings, Architecture, Greek, Classical antiquities, Dwellings, Architecture grecque, Antiquités
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- Thomson, J. A. K. (James Alexander Kerr), 1879-1959
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Topics: Hellenism, National characteristics, Greek (Ancient), Comparative literature, Comparative literature
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- Mahaffy, J. P. (John Pentland), 1839-1919
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Topics: Polybe, Plutarque
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- Butcher, S. H. (Samuel Henry), 1850-1910
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"A kind of companion volume to Some aspects of the Greek genius (third edition, Macmillan and co., 1904)"--Pref
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- Bury, J. B. (John Bagnell), 1861-1927
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- Glover, T. R. (Terrot Reaveley), 1869-1943
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Ammianus Marcellinus.--Julian.--Quintus of Smyrna. --Ausonius.--Women pilgrims.--Symmachus.--Macrobius.--St. Augustine's Confessions.--Claudian.--Prudentius.--Sulpicius Severus.--Palladas.--Synesius.--Greek and early Christian novels
Topics: Ammianus Marcellinus, Julian, Emperor of Rome, 331-363, Quintus, Smyrnaeus, Ausonius, Decimus...
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- Vaughan, Agnes Carr
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Thesis (PH. D.)--University of Michigan, 1917
Topics: Insanity (Law), Psychische stoornissen, Maatschappij, Griekse oudheid
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- Ballou, Susan Helen, 1868-
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Topics: Scriptores historiae Augustae, Historia Augusta (anoniem), Handschriften
Topics: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824, Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
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- Frazer, James George, 1854-1941
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Topic: Griekse oudheid
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- Whibley, Leonard, 1862 or 3-1941
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"List of the chief modern works quoted and consulted": 1 page preceding p.1
"First published under title 'Pausanias and other Greek sketches,' 1900."
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Topics: Plataea, Battle of, Plataiai, Greece, 479 B.C, Leuctra, Battle of, Greece, 371 B.C, Plataea
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Topic: Cultus, Greek
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- Lindsay, W. M. (Wallace Martin), 1858-1937
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vol. 1. The letters in early Latin minuscule, by W.M. Lindsay; Some early scripts of the Corbie Scriptorium, by P. Liebaert.- Vol. 2. Collectanea Varia, by W.M. Lindsay; Ein Basler Fragment des Nordfranzösischen as-Typus, von Paul Lehmann.- Berne 207, by W.M. Lindsay; The Lyons Scriptorium, by S. Tafel; Bibliographie der lateinischen Buchschrift, (bis 1050) 1911-1922, von Wilhelm Weinberger.- Vol. 3. The (Early) Lorsch Scriptorium, by W.M. Lindsay; The Farfa type, by W.M. Lindsay; Cenni...
Topic: Palaeography, Latin
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- Gevaert, F. A. (François Auguste), 1828-1908
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Topics: Music, Greek and Roman, Music
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Topic: Bible
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- Cavaignac, E. (Eugène), b. 1876
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Vols. 2-3 published by Fontemoing
Topic: History, Ancient
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Imprint varies
Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Inscriptions, Greek
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Topic: Herodotus
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- Gardner, Percy, 1846-1937
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- Paul, Oskar, 1836-1898
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"Die thetischen und dynamischen benennungen der klänge innerhalb der tonarten nach Claudius Ptolemaeus übersichtlich in tabellen ... zusammengestellt": xxviii p
Topic: Music, Greek and Roman
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- Forbiger, Albert, 1798-1878
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Vol. 1. Historische Einleitung, Mathematische und Physische Geographie.- Vol. 2. Asia und Africa.- Vol. 3. Europa
Topic: Geography, ancient
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- Maspero, Sir Gaston Camille Charles, 1846-1916
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Maspero, Sir Gaston Camille Charles, 1846-1916
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Grousset, René, 1885-1952
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Vol. 1. L'Orient. L'Ancien Orient, l'Orient Hellénistique, l'Islam, L'Orient Latin et les Croisades.- Vol. 2. L'Inde et la Chine. L'Inde ancienne, la Chine jusqu'à la conquête mongole, Les civilisations de l'Indo-Chine.- Vol. 3. Le Monde Mongol. Les Empires Mongols, l'Iran, l'Inde et la Chine depuis la période Mongole Le Japon
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- Schubart, Wilhelm, 1873-; Schmidt, Carl, 1868-1938
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Topics: Christian literature, Early (Collections), Fathers of the church, Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri)
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Topic: Estienne, family of printers
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- Karabacek, Josef, Ritter von, 1845-1918
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Topic: Manuscripts (Papyri)
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- Böttiger, Karl August, 1760-1835; Winckler, Théophile Frédéric, 1771-1807
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Topics: Furies, Greek literature, Art, Ancient
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Detached from K.K. Staatsgymnasium in Marburg a. D. Jahresbericht über das Schuljahr 1913-1914
Topics: Helen of Troy, Mythology, Greek, Greek literature
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Topics: Mythology, Mythology, classical, Religions
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Topics: Mythology, Mythology, classical, Religions
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Topics: Mythology, Mythology, classical, Religions
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- Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340
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Vo. 8- : Hrsg. im Auftrage der Kommission für Spätantike Religionsgeschichte der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin
Topics: Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337, Christian literature, Early
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- Gardthausen, V. (Viktor Emil), 1843-1925
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Each volume has also special t.-p
Topics: Paleography, Greek, Books
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- Sboronos, Ioannes N, 1863-1923; Hultsch, Fridericus (Friedrich Otto), 1833-1906
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Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Greek
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- Newell, Edward Theodore, 1886-1941
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Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Greek
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- Sboronos, Ioannes N, 1863-1923; Hultsch, Fridericus (Friedrich Otto), 1833-1906
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Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Greek
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- Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903
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Bibliography: p. [xxi]-xxvi
Topics: Numismatics, Finance
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- Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Topics: Scythia, Classical literature
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- Kromayer, Johannes, 1859-1934; Veith, Georg, 1875-1925; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna
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Title from added t.p. of v. 3. Vols. 1-2 were published under title: Antike schlachtfelder in Griechenland ... Vol. 3 has, besides the general t.-p., a special t.-p.: Antike schlachtfelder in Italien und Africa. Mit unterstützung der Kaiserlichen akademie in Wien herausgegeben von J. Kromayer und G. Veith
Topics: Battles, genealogy
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- Kromayer, Johannes, 1859-1934; Veith, Georg, 1875-1925; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna
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Title from added t.p. of v. 3. Vols. 1-2 were published under title: Antike schlachtfelder in Griechenland ... Vol. 3 has, besides the general t.-p., a special t.-p.: Antike schlachtfelder in Italien und Africa. Mit unterstützung der Kaiserlichen akademie in Wien herausgegeben von J. Kromayer und G. Veith
Topics: Battles, genealogy
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- Kromayer, Johannes, 1859-1934; Veith, Georg, 1875-1925; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna
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Title from added t.p. of v. 3. Vols. 1-2 were published under title: Antike schlachtfelder in Griechenland ... Vol. 3 has, besides the general t.-p., a special t.-p.: Antike schlachtfelder in Italien und Africa. Mit unterstützung der Kaiserlichen akademie in Wien herausgegeben von J. Kromayer und G. Veith
Topics: Battles, genealogy
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- Kromayer, Johannes, 1859-1934; Veith, Georg, 1875-1925; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna
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Topics: Battles, genealogy
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- Kromayer, Johannes, 1859-1934; Veith, Georg, 1875-1925; Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna
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Title from added t.p. of v. 3. Vols. 1-2 were published under title: Antike schlachtfelder in Griechenland ... Vol. 3 has, besides the general t.-p., a special t.-p.: Antike schlachtfelder in Italien und Africa. Mit unterstützung der Kaiserlichen akademie in Wien herausgegeben von J. Kromayer und G. Veith
Topics: Battles, genealogy
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- Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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- Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
"Développement d'un mémoire couronné par l'Institut (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres)"
Topics: Inscriptions, Christian, Inscriptions, Latin, Epitaphs
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- Cook, Arthur Bernard, 1868-1952
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Zeus (Greek deity), Cults, Sun worship, Classical antiquities, Folk literature
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- Cook, Arthur Bernard, 1868-1952
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Zeus (Greek deity), Cults, Sun worship, Classical antiquities, Folk literature