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Melvil Decimal System: 938

Wording: Biography and History > Ancient World > Greece to 323

Dewmoji: 🗿 > 📜 > ?

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,463
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
90
History
27,831
🔙
91
Geography, Voyages And Travel
121,226
⚓
92
Biography
59,735
👩🏾
93
Ancient World
27,144
📜
94
Europe
141,258
🏰
95
Asia
39,191
🗻
96
Africa
12,407
🌍
97
North America
139,927
🌽
98
South America
9,361
🍠
99
Pacific
14,288
🗿
930
Ancient History
6,786
931
Ancient China to 420
466
932
Ancient Egypt to 640
3,082
933
Ancient Judea to 70
1,387
934
Ancient South Asia to 647
310
935
Mesopotamia and Iranian Plateau to 637
849
936
Europe north and west of Italian Peninsula to ca. 499
3,569
937
Italian Peninsula to 476 and adjacent territories to 476
5,207
938
Greece to 323
3,613
939
Ancient history in other areas
1,875
938.0
1,106
938.1
Macedonia
170
938.2
Thessaly; Epirus
41
938.3
Acarnania; Aetolia; Locris; Doris; Phocis; Ithaca
34
938.4
Boeotia; Megaris; Euboea
32
938.5
Attica
213
938.6
Peloponnesus
15
938.7
Corinthia; Achaia
58
938.8
Elis; Arcadia; Argolis
50
938.9
Messenia; Laconia; Sparta
85

Works under MDS 938

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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
883Literature > Greek and other Classical languages > Epic poetry and fiction, Classical Greek53.7161
883.0Literature > Greek and other Classical languages > Epic poetry and fiction, Classical Greek46138
883.01Literature > Greek and other Classical languages > Epic poetry and fiction, Classical Greek42.7128
292Religion > Other Religions > Classical religion (Greek and Roman religion)41.5166
882.0Literature > Greek and other Classical languages > Greek drama and Classical drama > Greek drama and Classical drama35.7107
88XLiterature > Greek and other Classical languages33.8540
882Literature > Greek and other Classical languages > Greek drama and Classical drama28112
87XLiterature > Latin17.3190
18XPhilosophy and Psychology > Ancient, medieval and eastern philosophy8.5170
355.0Social Sciences > Public Administration, Military Science > Military Science4.9102
355Social Sciences > Public Administration, Military Science > Military Science4.9233
809Literature > By Topic > History and criticism of three or more literatures4162
35XSocial Sciences > Public Administration, Military Science2.8267
73XArts and Recreation > Sculpture2.2113

Related tags

Alexander (306) Alexander the Great (1,111) ancient (849) Ancient Greece (3,361) Ancient Greek History (299) ancient history (4,197) Ancient Rome (205) antiquity (533) archaeology (796) art (227) Athens (540) biography (1,200) classical (269) classical history (386) classical studies (263) classics (1,947) Folio Society (267) Greece (4,789) Greek (1,531) Greek History (1,841) Greek literature (245) history (12,971) literature (219) Loeb (175) military (235) military history (746) mythology (246) non-fiction (3,184) Peloponnesian War (458) Penguin Classics (152) philosophy (264) reference (667) Roman History (153) Rome (428) Sparta (435) Thucydides (252) to-read (844) travel (366) unread (201) war (421)

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