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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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1916 Sülzen, Hubert Hermann Jacob, 1870-
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Inaug.-Diss. - Bonn
Topics: Aristotle, Heaven, genealogy
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1916 Preisigke, Friedrich, 1856-1924
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Topic: Manuscripts (Papyri)
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1916 Plautus, Titus Maccius; Nixon, Paul, 1882-
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1916 Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
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Topic: Homer
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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1916 Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Sjögren, Håkan, 1870-1934
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1916 Cassius Dio Cocceianus; Duckworth, H. T. F. (Henry Thomas Forbes), 1868-
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Topic: Rome -- History Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D
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1916 Philodemus, ca. 110-ca. 40 B.C; Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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Book II of this work has never been published. Extracts from Abhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jahrg. 1915, Nr. 7, 1916, Nr. 4 [and] 6, Phil.-Hist. Klasse
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1916 Paleikat, Georg
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Diss. - Königsberg
Topics: Arcesilaus, Skeptics (Greek philosophy)
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Topics: Vases, Greek, Pottery, Greek
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1916 Messer, August, 1867-1937
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Includes index
Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, Philosophy, Medieval
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1916 Euripides; Muff, Christian Fürchtegott, 1841-1911
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Inaug.-Diss. - Leipzig
Topics: Plato, Greek prose literature
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1916 Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, 1st cent; Blomfield, Henry George
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1916 Pernot, Hubert Octave, 1870-1946
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Greek literature, Modern -- History and criticism, Byzantine literature -- History and criticism
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1916 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Ehwald, Rudolf, 1847-1927; Levy, Friedrich Walthar; Merkel, Rudolf, 1811-1885
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Vol. 1. Amores; Epistulae; Medic. fac. fem.; Ars amat.; Remedia amoris.- Vol. 2. Metamorphoses.- Vol. 3. Pt. 1. Tristia; Ibis; Ex Ponto.- Vol. 3. Pt. 2. Fastorum libri VI; Fragmenta
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1916 Bonfante, Pietro, 1864-1932
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Topics: Civil law, Roman law
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1916 Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Sjögren, Håkan, 1870-1934
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1916 Philodemus, ca. 110-ca. 40 B.C; Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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[Vol. 1] Erstes Buch, griechischer Text und Erläuterung.- [Vol. 2 pt. 1] Drittes Buch, griechischer Text.- [Vol. 2 pt. 2] Drittes Buch, Erläuterung des Textes
Vol. 1. Vorwort und Einleitung zur Gesamtausgabe von Otto Apelt; Protagoras; Laches und Euthyphron; Apologie und Kriton; Gorgias.- Vol. 2. Menon; Kratylos; Phaidon; Phaidros.- Vol. 3. Euthydemos; Hippias I/II und Ion, Alkibiades I/II; Gastmahl; Charmides; Lysis, Menexenos.- Vol. 4. Theätet; Parmenides; Philebos.- Vol. 5. Der Staat.- Vol. 6. Timaios und Kritias; Sophistes; Politikos; Briefe.- Vol. 7. Register der Gesamtausgabe
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1916 Hartman, Jacobus Johannes, 1851-1924
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Topic: Plutarch
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1916 Cooper, Lane, 1875-1959
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Topic: Horace
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Thesis - Leyden
Topic: Menander, of Athens
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1916 Müller, Albert, 1831-
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Topic: Theaters
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1916 Plautus, Titus Maccius; Nixon, Paul, 1882-
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1916 Sophocles
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Bd. 1. König Oidipus--Oidipus auf Kolonos--Antigone--Laios
Vol. 1. Vorwort und Einleitung zur Gesamtausgabe von Otto Apelt; Protagoras; Laches und Euthyphron; Apologie und Kriton; Gorgias.- Vol. 2. Menon; Kratylos; Phaidon; Phaidros.- Vol. 3. Euthydemos; Hippias I/II und Ion, Alkibiades I/II; Gastmahl; Charmides; Lysis, Menexenos.- Vol. 4. Theätet; Parmenides; Philebos.- Vol. 5. Der Staat.- Vol. 6. Timaios und Kritias; Sophistes; Politikos; Briefe.- Vol. 7. Register der Gesamtausgabe
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Topic: Greece
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1916 American Society for the Excavation of Sardis; Bell, H. W; Buckler, W. H. (William Hepburn), 1867-1952; Butler, Howard Crosby, 1872-1922; Curtis, Charles Densmore; Littmann, Enno, 1875-1958; Shear, Theodore Leslie, 1880-1945; Morley, Charles Rufus, 1877-
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Vol. 1. Butler, H.C. The excavations, Pt. 1. 1910-1914.- Vol. 2, pt. 1. Architecture - The Temple of Artemis: Atlas of plates.- Vol. 5. Roman and Christian sculpture. Pt. 1. The Sarcophagus of Claudia Antonia Sabina and the Asiatic Sarcophagi, by Charles Rufus Morey.- Vol. 6, pt. 1. Lydian Inscriptions, by Enno Littmann.- Vol. 6 pt. 2. Lydian Inscriptions, by W.H. Buckler.- Vol. 7, pt. 1. Greek and Latin inscriptions, by W.H. Buckler and David M. Robinson.- Vol. 10, pt. 1. Terra-cottas. Pt. 1....
Topic: Sardis (Extinct city)
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Vol. 1. Einleitung; Das urkundliche Material, Chronologie und Geschichte.- Vol. 2. Texte; Die Inschriften Assurbanipals und der letzten assyrischen Könige.- Vol. 3. Register, Glossar, Verzeichnis der Eigennamen, Schlussnachträge und kleinere Berichtigungen
Topics: Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, fl. 668-627 B.C, Assyria -- History and antiquities
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1916 Loeb, James, 1867-1933; Sieveking, Johannes, 1869-
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Topics: Terra-cotta sculpture, Greek, Art objects -- Private collections
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1916 Lucretius Carus, Titus; Ernout, A. (Alfred), b. 1879
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At head of title: T. Lucretius Cari De rerum natura
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1916 Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941
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Topics: Woodpeckers, Animal worship, Zeus (Greek deity)
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1916 Philodemus, ca. 110-ca. 40 B.C; Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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Book II of this work has never been published. Extracts from Abhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jahrg. 1915, Nr. 7, 1916, Nr. 4 [and] 6, Phil.-Hist. Klasse
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1916 Constans, Léopold Albert, 1891-1936
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1916 Philodemus, ca. 110-ca. 40 B.C; Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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Book II of this work has never been published. Extracts from Abhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jahrg. 1915, Nr. 7, 1916, Nr. 4 [and] 6, Phil.-Hist. Klasse
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Topics: Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translations from Greek
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1916 Moore, Clifford Herschel, 1866-1931
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"Bibliography": p. 361-369
Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, Religious thought, Greece -- Religion
Thesis (D. LITT.)--University of London
Topics: Dwellings, Architecture, Greek, Classical antiquities, Dwellings, Architecture grecque, Antiquités
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1916 Elisei, Raffaele; Phillimore, John Swinnerton, 1873-1926
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Topic: Propertius, Sextus
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1916 MacDonald, George, 1862-1940
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Bibliography: p. 141-142
Topic: Coins -- History
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1916 Rostagni, Augusto, 1892-1961
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Topic: Greek literature, Hellenistic
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1916 Kuiper, Koenraad, 1854-1922
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Topic: Callimachus
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1916 Dornseiff, Franz, 1888-1960
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Thesis - Heidelberg
Topics: Alphabet, Magic, Symbolism
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1916 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Miller, Frank Justus
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1916 Euripides; Muff, Christian Fürchtegott, 1841-1911
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1916 Krug, Erich
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Inaug.-diss.--Schlesische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität zu Breslau, 1916
Topics: Ambassadors -- Rome, Rome -- Foreign relations 510-30 B.C
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1916 Loeb, James, 1867-1933; Sieveking, Johannes, 1869-
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Topics: Terra-cotta sculpture, Greek, Art objects -- Private collections
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1916 Schulz, Fritz, 1879-
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Topics: Roman law -- Study and teaching, Roman law -- Interpretation and construction
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1916 Maurenbrecher, Bertold, 1868-
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Die dativbildung der pronomina is und idem.- Der dativ und der genetiv von res, spes und fides.- Der dativ von hic und von quis, qui.- Zwei lautgeschichtliche exkurse
Topics: Thesaurus linguae latinae, 1900-, Latin language, Latin language
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1916 Smyth, Herbert Weir, 1857-1937
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Topic: Greek language
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Topics: Nechepso, Petosiris
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Topic: Greek language
Vol. 1. Vorwort und Einleitung zur Gesamtausgabe von Otto Apelt; Protagoras; Laches und Euthyphron; Apologie und Kriton; Gorgias.- Vol. 2. Menon; Kratylos; Phaidon; Phaidros.- Vol. 3. Euthydemos; Hippias I/II und Ion, Alkibiades I/II; Gastmahl; Charmides; Lysis, Menexenos.- Vol. 4. Theätet; Parmenides; Philebos.- Vol. 5. Der Staat.- Vol. 6. Timaios und Kritias; Sophistes; Politikos; Briefe.- Vol. 7. Register der Gesamtausgabe
Vol. 1. Vorwort und Einleitung zur Gesamtausgabe von Otto Apelt; Protagoras; Laches und Euthyphron; Apologie und Kriton; Gorgias.- Vol. 2. Menon; Kratylos; Phaidon; Phaidros.- Vol. 3. Euthydemos; Hippias I/II und Ion, Alkibiades I/II; Gastmahl; Charmides; Lysis, Menexenos.- Vol. 4. Theätet; Parmenides; Philebos.- Vol. 5. Der Staat.- Vol. 6. Timaios und Kritias; Sophistes; Politikos; Briefe.- Vol. 7. Register der Gesamtausgabe
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1916 Euripides; Porter, William Holt
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1916 Geffcken, Johannes, 1861-1935
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Topic: Epigrams, Greek
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Topics: Sophocles, Sophocles
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1916 Meyer, Paul M. (Paul Martin), b. 1865; Berlin. Universität. Theologisches Seminar. Neutestamentliche Abteilung; Deissmann, Adolf, 1866-1937
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri), Ostraka, Manuscripts -- Germany
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1916 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Ehwald, Rudolf, 1847-1927; Levy, Friedrich Walthar; Merkel, Rudolf, 1811-1885
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Vol. 1. Amores; Epistulae; Medic. fac. fem.; Ars amat.; Remedia amoris.- Vol. 2. Metamorphoses.- Vol. 3. Pt. 1. Tristia; Ibis; Ex Ponto.- Vol. 3. Pt. 2. Fastorum libri VI; Fragmenta
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1916 Reeh, Rudolfus
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Topics: Varro, M. Terentius, Suetonius, ca. 69-ca. 122
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1916 Plautus, Titus Maccius; Drake, Joseph Horace, 1860-
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1916 Minucius Felix, Marcus; Valmaggi, Luigi, 1863-1925
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Topics: Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translations from Greek
Vol. 1. Vorwort und Einleitung zur Gesamtausgabe von Otto Apelt; Protagoras; Laches und Euthyphron; Apologie und Kriton; Gorgias.- Vol. 2. Menon; Kratylos; Phaidon; Phaidros.- Vol. 3. Euthydemos; Hippias I/II und Ion, Alkibiades I/II; Gastmahl; Charmides; Lysis, Menexenos.- Vol. 4. Theätet; Parmenides; Philebos.- Vol. 5. Der Staat.- Vol. 6. Timaios und Kritias; Sophistes; Politikos; Briefe.- Vol. 7. Register der Gesamtausgabe
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Jan 1, 1970 Virgil; Fairclough, H. Rushton (Henry Rushton), b. 1862
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Jan 1, 1970
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Topics: Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translations from Greek
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Jan 1, 1970
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Topics: Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translations from Greek
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Jan 1, 1970
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Topics: Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translations from Greek