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Classics and Ancient History


Our students have access to some truly inspirational study spaces, collections and resources.

The University of Manchester Library is one of only five National Research Libraries. With more than four million printed books and manuscripts, this is one of the best resourced academic libraries in the country.

Of special significance for classicists and ancient historians are the impressive collections of a large number of electronic journals in Classics and Ancient History and early printed books held at the John Rylands Library.

Manchester Museum houses one of the UK's most important collections, including artefacts of particular relevance to ancient historians. Our unique resources mean that an astonishing breadth of advanced study and research can be conducted solely on the strength of the University's own collections.  

Explore the John Rylands Library and Manchester Museum