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Latin 21: Cicero

Resources for research on Cicero's life and Roman culture.

How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the Tisch Library guide to resources for Latin 21: Cicero. Use the resources in this guide to find definitions, topic overviews, books, articles, and more that will help you with your research. 

If you don't find what you are looking for or need help navigating this guide or any of the resources it contains, don't hesitate to contact the author of this guide or Ask Us.

Finding Books: Two Basic Searches

Use these resources to locate books on your topic--both in print and online, at Tufts and in other local and worldwide libraries.


  • Search Tufts' collection, including print and online materials
  • use for exploratory ("what's out there?") searches

Libaries Worldwide

  • Use it to locate books, videos, and more owned by partner libraries and libraries around the world
  • click a button to have a book delivered to Tufts
  • use when you're not sure if we have a book, or if you know we don't

Dictionaries and Thesauri

Use these resources to find definitions, synonyms, and more about specific terms and their meaning.

Background & Context

Use these resources to find find background information on your topic. Sources like these provide overviews of topics and descriptions of concepts and ideas.

Articles: The Scholarly Conversation

Use these resources to locate scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on topics in Classics.