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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: Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596, Great Britain -- History Tudors, 1485-1603, Great Britain --...
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Tr. of: Die Entdeckung des Geistes
Topics: Greek literature -- History and criticism, Civilization, Greek and Roman
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Topics: Greek literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.), Greek literature, English literature, Manuscripts,...
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1924 Aristotle; Hengstenberg, E. W. (Ernst Wilhelm), 1802-1869; Brandis, Christian August, 1790-1867
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Topic: genealogy
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1923 Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany); Volbach, Wolfgang Fritz, 1892-1988
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Topics: Ivories -- Catalogs, Sculpture -- Berlin Catalogs, genealogy
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1923 Wright, F. A. (Frederick Adam), 1869-1946
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Topics: Feminism -- Greece, Greek literature -- History and criticism, Women in literature, Women -- Greece
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Topics: Greek literature, Hellenistic -- History and criticism, Hellenism, Greece -- Civilization,...
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1923 Cornford, Francis Macdonald, 1874-1943
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: English literature -- Translations from Greek, Philosophy, Ancient, Greek literature --...
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1923 Simon, John Smith, 1843-1933
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Topics: Wesley, John, 1703-1791, Methodism, England -- Ecclesiastical history, genealogy
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Topics: Syriac literature -- History and criticism, genealogy
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1922 Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, Greek literature (Collections), Greek language
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1. Teil. Allgemeine Einleitung. Vorsokratische Philosophie. 1. Hälfte. Mit Unterstützung von Franz Lortzing. Hrsg. von Wilhelm Nestle. 7. Aufl. Obraldruck der 6. Aufl. 1923.- 2. Teil, 1. Abt. Sokrates und die Sokratiker. Plato und die alte Akademie. 5. Aufl. (Obraldruck). Mit einem Anhang von Ernst Hoffmann: Der gegenwärtige Stand der Platonforschung. 1922.- 3. Teil, 1. Abt. Die nacharistotelische Philosophie, 1. Hälfte. 5. Aufl., Manuldruck der 4. Aufl. Aufl. Hrsg. von Eduard Wellmann....
Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, genealogy
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1922 Premerstein, Anton, Ritter von, 1869-1935
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Sonderabdruck aus der Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte [43, Rom. Abt., 1922] p. 45-152
Topics: Caesar, Julius, Roman law, genealogy
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1922 Bezold, Friedrich von, 1848-1928
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Middle Ages, Christianity and other religions, Mythology, Classical, Humanism, genealogy
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1922 Viereck, Paul, 1865-1944
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Topics: Ostraka, genealogy
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1922 Diels, Hermann, 1848-1922
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Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, Greek literature (Collections), Greek language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
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Topics: Lucian, of Samosata, Love in literature, genealogy
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1921 Salin, Edgar, 1892-1974
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Vorwort; Platons Politeia; Platons Nomoi; Aristoteles' Politika; Zenons Politeia; Xenophons Kyropädie; Theopompos' Meropis; Hekataios' Aegyptiaka; Euhemeros' heilige Inschrift; Jambulos' Sonneninsel; Die griechische Utopie im römischen Reich: Ciceros "De re publica"
Topics: Plato, Greek literature, Utopias
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1921 Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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1. Bd. Die Evangelien.--2. Bd. Die Entwicklung des Judentums und Jesus von Nazaret.--3. Bd. Die Apostelgeschichte und die Anfänge des Christentums
Topics: Bible, Bible, Church history, Jews, genealogy
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1921 Stählin, Otto, 1868-; Christ, Wilhelm von, 1831-1906
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"Sonder-Abdruck aus W. v. Christs Griechischer Litteraturgeschichte, Zweiter Teil, Erste Hälfte, sechste Auflage," p. 535
Topics: Old Testament, Greek literature
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1921 Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930
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1. Bd. Die Evangelien.--2. Bd. Die Entwicklung des Judentums und Jesus von Nazaret.--3. Bd. Die Apostelgeschichte und die Anfänge des Christentums
Topics: Bible, Bible, Church history, Jews, genealogy
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Topics: Ionia, Asia Minor, genealogy
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1920 Keusen, Friedrich, 1892-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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1919 Jacobsohn, Hermann, 1879-
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Topics: Inscriptions, Italic, genealogy
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1919 Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany); Wiegand, Theodor, 1864-1936; Deutsches Archäologisches Institut. Milet
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Vol. 4, pt. 1 accompanied by an atlas
Topic: genealogy
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1919 Langer, Carl Rudolf, 1893-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Topics: Great Britain -- History To 1066, genealogy
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1918 Slotty, Friedrich, 1881-
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Topics: Latin language, Vulgar -- Readers, genealogy
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1917 Klein, Arthur Jay, 1884-
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Topics: Church and state -- Great Britain, Religious liberty -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- History...
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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 Gardiner, Samuel Rawson, 1829-1902
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v. 1. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, B.C. 55-A.D. 1509.--v. 2. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, A.D. 1509-1689.--v. 3. From the earliest times to the conclusion of the Great War, A.D. 1689-1919
Topics: Great Britain -- History Compends, genealogy
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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1916 Gardiner, Samuel Rawson, 1829-1902
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v. 1. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, B.C. 55-A.D. 1509.--v. 2. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, A.D. 1509-1689.--v. 3. From the earliest times to the conclusion of the Great War, A.D. 1689-1919
Topics: Great Britain -- History Compends, genealogy
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Topics: Hohenzollern, House of, Brandenburg (Germany) -- Politics and government, Brandenburg (Germany) --...
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1916 Pernot, Hubert Octave, 1870-1946
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Topics: Greek literature, Modern -- History and criticism, Byzantine literature -- History and criticism
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1916 Rostagni, Augusto, 1892-1961
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Topic: Greek literature, Hellenistic
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1916 Gardiner, Samuel Rawson, 1829-1902
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v. 1. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, B.C. 55-A.D. 1509.--v. 2. From the earliest times to the death of King Edward VII, A.D. 1509-1689.--v. 3. From the earliest times to the conclusion of the Great War, A.D. 1689-1919
Topics: Great Britain -- History Compends, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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1915 Petersen, Eugen, 1836-1919
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Topics: Greek drama, genealogy
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1915 Thomson, J. A. K. (James Alexander Kerr), 1879-1959
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Topics: Greek literature -- History and criticism, Greece -- Civilization
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Bibliography: p. 3
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, Orpheus, genealogy
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1914 Voglár, Franz
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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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1914 Sudhaus, Siegfried, 1863-1914
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Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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1914 Menander, of Athens; Sudhaus, Siegfried, 1863-1914
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Introduction; Women of Homer: Helen, Andromache, Penelope, Circe, Calypso, Nausicaa; Women of Attic tragedy: Aeschylus - Clytemnestra, Electra, Cassandra, Io. Sophocles - Jocasta, Antigone. Euripides - Alcestis, Medea, Phaedra, Iphigenia; A woman of Virgil: Dido
Topics: Greek literature -- History and criticism, Women in literature and art
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1914 Schröder, Bruno, 1878-1934; Antiquarium (Berlin, Germany)
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Topics: Bronzes, Greek, genealogy
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1914 Saekel, Arthur, 1888-
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Thesis - Berlin
Topics: Terence, genealogy
Topics: Greek literature (Collections), Philosophy, Ancient
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Topics: Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337, genealogy
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1913 Nachmanson, Ernst, 1877-1943
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Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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Topics: Greek orations, Rhetoric, Ancient, genealogy
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1913 Euripides; Arnim, Hans Friedrich August von, 1859-1931
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Topic: genealogy
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, genealogy
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1913 Kiaulehn, Wilhelm
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Reprinted from Dissertationes philologicae Halenses, Vol. 23 pt. 2
Topics: Cicero, Marcus Tullius, Lucian, Plato, Plutarch, Greek literature
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1913 Sandars, Mary Frances, 1864-
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Bibliography: p. xvii-xviii
Topics: Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694, Great Britain -- History William and Mary, 1689-1702,...
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1913 Haile, Charles Henry
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Topic: Greek literature
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1912 Vetschera, Rudolf
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Topics: Paraenesis, Greek literature
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1912 Stemplinger, Eduard, 1870-
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Topic: Greek literature -- History and criticism
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Topics: Homer, Homer, genealogy
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1912 Christ, Wilhelm von, 1831-1906; Schmid, Wilhelm, 1859-; Stählin, Otto, 1868-1949
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Topic: Greek literature -- History and criticism
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1912 Wigand, Karl
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Greek literature, Greek literature
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1912 Delbrück, Richard, 1875-
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Topics: Portraits, Ancient, Art, Egyptian, Art, Greco-Roman, genealogy
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1912 Christ, Wilhelm von, 1831-1906; Schmid, Wilhelm, 1859-; Stählin, Otto, 1868-1949
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Topic: Greek literature -- History and criticism
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1912 Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
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Topics: Greek literature -- History and criticism, Latin literature -- History and criticism, Greek...
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1912 Diodorus, Siculus; Drachmann, Anders Bjorn, 1860-1935
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Topic: genealogy
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1912 Livingstone, Richard Winn, Sir, 1880-1960
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Topic: Greek literature
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1911 Richter, Franz
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, genealogy
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1911 Schubart, Wilhelm, 1873-; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri), genealogy
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1911 Aristophanes; Süss, Wilhelm, 1882-
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Topic: genealogy
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1911 Diehl, Ernst, 1874-1947
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"Litteratvr ": p. [2]-3
Topics: Virgil, genealogy
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1911 Gosling, William Gilbert, 1863-1930
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Includes index
Topics: Gilbert, Humphrey, Sir, 1539?-1583, Great Britain -- History Elizabeth, 1558-1603, Newfoundland,...
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1911 Apollonius, Dyscolus, 2nd cent; Maas, Paul, 1880-
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Topics: Greek language, genealogy
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