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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: Greek poetry, Medieval, Greek language, Medieval and late
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1932 Dio, Chrysostom; Cohoon, James Wilfred, 1879-; Crosby, Henry Lamar, 1880-
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1932 Dio, Chrysostom; Cohoon, James Wilfred, 1879-; Crosby, Henry Lamar, 1880-
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1932 Dio, Chrysostom; Cohoon, James Wilfred, 1879-; Crosby, Henry Lamar, 1880-
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1921 Bizoukides, Perikles K
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Bibliography: p. [309]-334
Topic: Socrates
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1917 Keramopoullos, Antnios Dmtriou, 1870-1961
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1916 Euripides; Muff, Christian Fürchtegott, 1841-1911
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1916 Euripides; Muff, Christian Fürchtegott, 1841-1911
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1914 Aeschylus; Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
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1914 Aeschylus; Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
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1911 Euripides; Powell, J. U. (John Undershell), 1865-
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1911 Apollonius, Dyscolus, 2nd cent; Maas, Paul, 1880-
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Topics: Greek language, genealogy
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1910 Aristophanes; Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
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1910 Aristophanes; Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
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1910 Aristophanes; Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
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1910 Papabasileiou, Georgios A
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Topics: Art objects, Greek, Tombs, Pottery, Greek
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1910 Aristophanes; Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
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Topic: Greek poetry (Collections)
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1909 Theophrastus; Jebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905; Sandys, John Edwin, Sir, 1844-1922
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Topics: Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800, Poetry -- Early works to 1800
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1908 Bikelas, D. (Dmtrios), 1835-1908
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Facsimile reprint of: En Athnais : Katastma tou Syllogou pros Diadosin phelimn Vivlin, 1908
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1908 Xenophon; Keller, Otto, 1838-1927
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Topic: Tucker, T. G. (Thomas George), 1859-1946
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1906 Herodotus; Macaulay, George Campbell, 1852-1915
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1905 Verstovek, Karl
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Topic: Semonides, of Amorgos
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1905 Lampros, Spyridn Paulou, 1851-1919
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1904 Sboronos, Ioannes N, 1863-1923; Hultsch, Fridericus (Friedrich Otto), 1833-1906
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Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Greek
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1904 Ptolemaeus Gnosticus; Harnack, Adolf von, 1851-1930
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Text in Greek; introduction in German
Topics: Valentinians, Gnosticism, genealogy
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1904 Sboronos, Ioannes N, 1863-1923; Hultsch, Fridericus (Friedrich Otto), 1833-1906
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Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Greek
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1904 Aeschylus; Verrall, A. W. (Arthur Woollgar), 1851-1912
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Topic: Indo-European philology
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1903 Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; Gifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905
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t. 1. Libri I-IX.--t. 2. Libri X-XV.--t. 3, pars 1. Libri I-IX anglice redditi.--t. 3, pars 2. Libri X-XV anglice redditi.--t. 4. Notes
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1903 Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; Gifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905
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t. 1. Libri I-IX.--t. 2. Libri X-XV.--t. 3, pars 1. Libri I-IX anglice redditi.--t. 3, pars 2. Libri X-XV anglice redditi.--t. 4. Notes
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1903 Sbornos, Ianns N., 1863-1922
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Topics: Athens, Greece. Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion, Sculpture, Greek
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1903 Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; Gifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905
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t. 1. Libri I-IX.--t. 2. Libri X-XV.--t. 3, pars 1. Libri I-IX anglice redditi.--t. 3, pars 2. Libri X-XV anglice redditi.--t. 4. Notes
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1903 Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; Gifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905
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t. 1. Libri I-IX.--t. 2. Libri X-XV.--t. 3, pars 1. Libri I-IX anglice redditi.--t. 3, pars 2. Libri X-XV anglice redditi.--t. 4. Notes
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1903 Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; Gifford, Edwin Hamilton, 1820-1905
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t. 1. Libri I-IX.--t. 2. Libri X-XV.--t. 3, pars 1. Libri I-IX anglice redditi.--t. 3, pars 2. Libri X-XV anglice redditi.--t. 4. Notes
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1903 Pausânias (Pseudonym); Spiro, Friedrich
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1903 Sbornos, Ianns N., 1863-1922
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Topics: Athens, Greece. Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion, Sculpture, Greek
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1903 Sbornos, Ianns N., 1863-1922
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Topics: Athens, Greece. Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion, Sculpture, Greek
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1903 Sbornos, Ianns N., 1863-1922
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Topics: Athens, Greece. Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion, Sculpture, Greek
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1902 Appianus, of Alexandria; Strachan-Davidson, James Leigh, 1844-1916
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1901 Euripides; Heberden, Charles Buller, 1849-1921
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1901 Aristophanes; Neil, Robert Alexander
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1901 Knstantinids, Anests, 1846-1901
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Romanized record
Topic: Greek language
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1901 Knstantinids, Anests, 1846-1901
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Topic: Greek language
Original Greek text and Latin translation by Rufinus on opposite pages; editorial matter in German
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1900 Homer; Ephtalits, Argyrs, 1849-1924
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Topic: Greek language, Modern
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Topic: Greek language, Modern
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Topic: Rome
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1900 Psathas, Dmtrios, 1907-
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1900 Solmos, Dionysios, 1798-1857; Polylas, Iakvos, 1826-1898; Palamas, Ksts, 1859-1943
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Topic: Rome
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1900 Kabbadias, Panagiotis
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Topic: Archaiologik Hetaireia
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Topic: Rome
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Topic: Rome
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1900 Kalonaros, Petros P
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Topic: Achaea (Principality)
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Topic: Rome
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1899 Epigraphikon Mouseion (Athens, Greece); Lolling, H. (Habbo), 1848-1894
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Topic: Inscriptions, Greek
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1899 Demosthenes; Abbott, Evelyn, 1843-1901; Matheson, P. E. (Percy Ewing), 1859-1946
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1899 Herodotus; Butler, Agnata F
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1898 Head, Barclay Vincent, 1844-1914; Sborónos, Ióannés N., 1863-1923
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Topic: Numismatics, Greek
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1898 Aristotle; Blass, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1843-1907
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1897 Demosthenes
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Topic: Psychology -- Early works to 1850