Yale University Library
Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
Classics Library

Michael Ivanovich Rostovtzeff (10 November 1870–20 October 1952). Dipl. (1882); M.A. (1898); Ph.D. (1903); St. Petersburg, Russia. Rostovtzeff became Sterling Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at Yale in 1925, where he published his two greatest works: Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire, and Economic History of the Hellenistic World (1941).

Web address http://www.library.yale.edu/arts/classics.html
LocationPhelps Hall, 344 College Street, New Haven
Access policyhttp://www.library.yale.edu/art/classics.html
ContactCarla Lukas
Telephone 203.432.0854
Email addresscarla.lukas@yale.edu
Number of photographsApprox. 24
Date range1800-present
Geographic coverage

New Haven; Rome, Italy




The photographic holdings of the Classics Library are a testimony to the excellence of the faculty of the Yale Department of Classics throughout the years and are an inspiration to future classicists. In addition to prints on display in the Classics Library, holdings include photographs of former members of the Yale Department of Classics, Ancient Roman monuments, and other historical content. The Classic Library has been housed at its current location since 1896.

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