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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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Jan 31, 2013 Cavaignac, E. (Eugène), b. 1876
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Vols. 2-3 published by Fontemoing
Topic: History, Ancient
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Jan 4, 2013 Maspero, Sir Gaston Camille Charles, 1846-1916
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Jan 3, 2013 Maspero, Sir Gaston Camille Charles, 1846-1916
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 28, 2012 Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 28, 2012 Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 28, 2012 Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 28, 2012 Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 28, 2012 Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 27, 2012 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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Nov 27, 2012 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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Nov 27, 2012 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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Nov 27, 2012 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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Nov 27, 2012 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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Nov 7, 2012 Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Nov 7, 2012 Herodotus; Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902
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Topic: History, Ancient
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Topics: Homer, Greek poetry
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Oct 25, 2012 Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb, 1784-1868; Lüders, Otto
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Each volume has also special title page
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, Medicine, Greek and Roman, Mythology, Classical, Greek literature, genealogy
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Jun 30, 2011 Keusen, Friedrich, 1892-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Jun 30, 2011 Langer, Carl Rudolf, 1893-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Jun 30, 2011 Sudhaus, Siegfried, 1863-1914
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Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Jun 30, 2011 Menander, of Athens; Sudhaus, Siegfried, 1863-1914
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Topic: genealogy
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Jun 27, 2011 Herodotus
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"In hac editione textum Historiae ad mentem Joannis Christ. Fel. Bähr (Lips., 1830-35) recudimus"
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Herodotus
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"In hac editione textum Historiae ad mentem Joannis Christ. Fel. Bähr (Lips., 1830-35) recudimus"
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Romani, Fedele, 1855-1910
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Rothe, Carl
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Onorato, Raffaele
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Topic: Homer
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Topic: Homer
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Apollonius Sophista; Ansse de Villoison, Jean Baptiste Gaspard d', 1750-1805
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Greek title precedes Latin title
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Apollonius Sophista; Ansse de Villoison, Jean Baptiste Gaspard d', 1750-1805
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Greek title precedes Latin title
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Devarius, Matthaeus, d. ca. 1570; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861; Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum, uniform with his editions of Eustathius, Archbp. of Thessalonica, Commentarii ad Homeri Iliadem, 4 vol. Leipz., Weigel, 1827-30; and, Commentarii ad Homeri Odysseam, 2 vol. Leipz., Weigel, 1825-26, by the same author
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Spohn, Friedrich August Wilhelm, 1792-1824; Ernesti, Johann Christian Gottlieb. Epistola ..; Meineke, August. Curae criticae ..
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Bound with 2 others
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Seber, Wolfgang, 1573-1634
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Ricci, Angiol Maria; Born, Friedrich Gottlob
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Nägelsbach, Karl Friedrich von, 1806-1859; Autenrieth, Georg
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Meister, Karl, 1880-
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Kayser, Carl Ludwig, 1808-1872; Usener, Hermann, 1834-1905
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"Übersicht über C.L. Kaysers schriftstellerische Thätigkeit" pp. xxxiv-xlviii
Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Leeuwen, Jan van, 1850-
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Lehrs, Karl, 1802-1878
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Topics: Aristarchus, of Samothrace, ca. 217-145 B.C, Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Collins, William Lucas, 1817-1887
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Friedlaender, Udalricus, 1873-
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Vita: p. [87]
Topics: Homer, Zoilus
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Jun 27, 2011 Heyne, Christian Gottlob, 1729-1812; Hermann, Gottfried, 1772-1848
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Helbig, Wolfgang, 1839-1915
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Helbig, Wolfgang, 1839-1915
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Topic: Homer
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Topics: Homer, Wolf, Friedrich August, 1759-1824
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Jun 27, 2011 Cauer, Paul, 1854-1921
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Blass, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1843-1907
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Topic: Homer
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Rothe, Carl
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Sitzler, Jakob, 1851-
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Topic: Homer
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Jun 27, 2011 Bérard, Victor, 1864-1931
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Continued in his Les navigations dUlysse 4 v. 1927-29
Topics: Homer, Geography, Ancient
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Jun 27, 2011 Bérard, Victor, 1864-1931
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Continued in his Les navigations dUlysse 4 v. 1927-29
Topics: Homer, Geography, Ancient
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May 17, 2011 Gercke, Alfred, 1860-1922
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Topic: Homer
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May 16, 2011 Nachmanson, Ernst, 1877-1943
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Greek text
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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May 16, 2011 Diehl, Ernst, 1874-
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, genealogy
Rohden. Die Panzerstatuen mit Reliefverzierung; Duhn. Bemerkungen zur Etrusker frage; Kalkmann. Eirene Barberini; Bruns-Lucians Bilder; Fabricius. Ueber die Abfassungszeit der griechischen Städtebilder des Herakleides; Duemmler. Beiträge zur Vasenkunde; Wolters. Zum Alter des Nikeltempels; Koepp. Nonniana zur Gigantomachie; Marx. Ueber die Venus des Lucrez; Boehlau. Butes und Koronis; Gercke. Eine Marmorbüste der herkulanischen Villa; Winter. Iakchos; Six-Drei Lekythen; Bölte. Plations...
Topics: Classical antiquities, genealogy
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May 12, 2011 Diehl, Ernst, 1874-
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Bibliography: p. 55-57
Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, genealogy
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May 11, 2011 Sanctis, Gaetano de, 1870-1957
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: History, Ancient, History, Ancient
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May 11, 2011 Bleckmann, Friedrich, 1883-
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Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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May 9, 2011 Parthey, Gustav Friedrich Constantin, 1798-1872
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"Aus den Abhandlungen der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1858", p. [509]-537
Topic: genealogy
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May 9, 2011 Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903
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Topic: genealogy
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May 9, 2011 Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903
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Topic: genealogy
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May 4, 2011 Polak, Hermann Josef
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Topics: Homer, Homer
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Apr 7, 2011 Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903
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Topics: Constitutional law, genealogy
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Apr 1, 2011 Dyroff, Adolf, 1866-1943
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Programm - Bonn
Topics: Lucretius Carus, Titus, genealogy
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Mar 31, 2011 Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica, d. ca. 1194; Stallbaum, Gottfried, 1793-1861
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Edited by Gottfried Stallbaum
Topic: Homer
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Topics: Greek language, genealogy
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Mar 22, 2011 Heeren, A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig), 1760-1842
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Topics: History, Ancient, Commerce