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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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by Keusen, Friedrich, 1892-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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by Krause, Ernst Friedrich, 1880-
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Thesis - Berlin
Topics: Apollodorus Comicus, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Langer, Carl Rudolf, 1893-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
Thesis - bonn
Topics: Aristophanes, genealogy
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Topics: Anaximander, Philosophy, Ancient, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Thomas, Emil, 1858-1923
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Thesis - Berlin, 1880
Topics: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D, genealogy
Diss. - Bonn
Topics: Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Giese, Friedrich, 1882-1958; Pius X, Pope, 1835-1914; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Popes, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Leo, Friedrich, 1851-1914
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Aristophanes, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Petrus Siculus, Photius I, Saint, Patriarch of Constantinople, ca. 820-ca. 891, genealogy
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Topics: Lucian, of Samosata, genealogy
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by Aistermann, Josef, 1879-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Probus, Marcus Valerius, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
Topics: Roman law, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Selvers, Friedrich, 1886-
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Thesis - Münster
Topics: Greek language, Greek language, genealogy
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Bibliography: p. 3
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, Orpheus, genealogy
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by Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
Topics: Roman law, genealogy
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Topics: Arethas, c.860-940, Photius I, Saint, Patriarch of Constantinople, ca. 820-ca. 891, genealogy
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Topics: Moravian Church, genealogy
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Topics: Pindar, Locri Opuntii, genealogy
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Topics: Greek orations, Rhetoric, Ancient, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Böcking, Eduard, 1802-1870
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Vol. 1. - Gaii institutionum comment. quat.; Upliani fragmenta; Paulli De jure fisci, Fragmentum S. Pomponii et H. Modestini, item Graduum agnationis vetus descriptio; Maeciani Assis distributio et Balbi Mensoris De asse; Quae ex Dosithei Magistri ad jus pertinent Adriani Sententiae et epistolae et tractatus forensis max. de manumissionibus; Frag. Vaticane; Lex Dei sive incerti scriptoris Mosaicarum et Romanorum legum collatio; Consultatio sive consultationes veteris cujusdam jurisconsulti;...
Topics: Roman law, genealogy
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Thesis - Berlin
Topics: Terence, genealogy
The "Irrisio" has Greek and Latin on opposite pages
Topic: genealogy
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by Bruno, of Magdeburg, fl. 1084; Wattenbach, Wilhelm, 1819-1897
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Topics: Germany -- History Henry IV, 1056-1106 Sources, Saxony (Germany) -- History To 1423 Sources,...
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by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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"Edidit Societas Aperiendis Fontibus Rerum Germanicarum Medi Aevi."
Topic: genealogy
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by Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Durand, A., professor at Louis le Grand
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: England -- History 1154-1399 Plantagenet, England -- History 1066-1154 Norman, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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by Altenberg, Peter, 1859-1919
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Topic: genealogy
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by Pluscarden Priory (Elgin, Scotland); Buchanan, Maurice, 15th cent; Skene, Felix James Henry
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Scotland -- History To 1603, genealogy
Has been ascribed to Nathaniel Fiennes. Cf. Dict. nat. biog
Topics: Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rimbert, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen, ca. 830-888; Monacis, Laurentius de, 1348?-1429. Monaci Lörincz krónikája Kis Károlyról; Domanovszky, Sándor, 1877-1950
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Ansgar, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen, ca. 801-865, Rimbert, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg...
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Topics: Lower Saxony (Germany) -- History Sources, Braunschweig (Germany : State) -- History Sources,...
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by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Regnier, Jacques Auguste Adolphe, 1804-1884
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Topic: genealogy
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by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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"Edidit Societas Aperiendis Fontibus Rerum Germanicarum Medi Aevi."
Topic: genealogy
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by Schubart, Wilhelm, 1873-; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri), genealogy
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by Curtius Rufus, Quintus; Freinsheim, Johann, 1608-1660; Huguet, Henri François Auguste
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Topic: genealogy
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by Franchi de' Cavalieri, Pius, 1869-1960; Lietzmann, Hans, 1875-1942; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek, Palaeography, Greek, genealogy
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by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Catholic Church. Diocese of Exeter. Bishop (1370-1394 : Brantyngham); Hingeston, F. C. (Francis Charles), 1833-1910
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Topics: Catholic Church, Visitations, Ecclesiastical -- England, England -- Church history Sources,...
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by Pluscarden Priory (Elgin, Scotland); Buchanan, Maurice, 15th cent; Skene, Felix James Henry
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Topics: Scotland -- History To 1603, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Catholic Church. Diocese of Exeter. Bishop (1370-1394 : Brantyngham); Hingeston, F. C. (Francis Charles), 1833-1910
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Topics: Catholic Church, Visitations, Ecclesiastical -- England, England -- Church history Sources,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Tisserant, Eugène, 1884-1972
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Topics: Manuscripts, Oriental, Ethiopic language, Arabic literature, Coptic language, Hebrew literature,...
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
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by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
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by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
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by Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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Vol. 1-2. a Meidanio collectorum proverbiorum.- Vol. 3. Proverbia sententiaeque proverbiales; Dies inter Arabes pugnis celebres; Facete ingenioseque dieta.- Vol. 4. Commentatio de proverbiis Arabieis a Meidanio collectis et explicatis; Indices tres; Addenda et corrigenda
Topics: Arabic literature, Proverbs, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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Topics: Lower Saxony (Germany) -- History Sources, Braunschweig (Germany : State) -- History Sources,...
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Topics: Christian saints -- Ireland, Ireland -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Kings and rulers
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Topics: Lower Saxony (Germany) -- History Sources, Braunschweig (Germany : State) -- History Sources,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Arnold, of Lübeck, d. 1212; Lappenberg, J. M. (Johann Martin), 1794-1865; Pertz, Georg Heinrich, 1795-1876
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Topics: Henry, Duke of Saxony, 1129-1195, Crusades, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, Denmark -- History...
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Vol. 1-2. a Meidanio collectorum proverbiorum.- Vol. 3. Proverbia sententiaeque proverbiales; Dies inter Arabes pugnis celebres; Facete ingenioseque dieta.- Vol. 4. Commentatio de proverbiis Arabieis a Meidanio collectis et explicatis; Indices tres; Addenda et corrigenda
Topics: Arabic literature, Proverbs, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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by Giraldus, Cambrensis, 1146?-1223?; Brewer, J. S. (John Sherren), 1810-1879
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Topics: Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189, Education of princes, Great Britain -- History Angevin...
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Pompeii (Extinct city), Pompeii (Extinct city), genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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Topics: Germany -- History To 1517 Sources, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Thietmar, von Merseburg, Bishop of Merseburg, 975-1018; Kurze, Friedrich, 1863-; Lappenberg, Johann Martin, 1794-1865
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Topics: Merseburg (Germany) -- History Sources, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, genealogy
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by Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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by Diehl, Ernst, 1874-1947
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Latin language, Vulgar, genealogy
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by Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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by Einhard, ca. 770-840; Rudolf, of Fulda, d. 865; Meginhardus, of Fulda, d. 888; Kurze, Friedrich, 1863-1915; Pertz, Georg Heinrich, 1795-1876
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Topics: Germany -- History To 843 Sources, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, France -- History...