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A. Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (CT)

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1. In the West (CT)

Already in Late Antiquity, the public and private libraries that still existed in Rome were supplemented by newly emerging ecclesiastical libraries. In addition to books needed for divine worship, Christian …

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Reitz, Christiane (Rostock), “Library”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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