Bibliotheca Latina Graecaque: on the possible division of Roman libraries by language
Nicholls, M. (2011) Bibliotheca Latina Graecaque: on the possible division of Roman libraries by language. Latomus: SIEN Neronia VIII, 327 . pp. 11-21. ISSN 0023-8856
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An article challenging the frequent assumption that Roman public libraries consisted of architecturally separated spaces divided by language (Latin and Greek). While the evidence for such a division is reasonably strong in some cases, in others it is convention rather than evidence that prompts the labelling of buildings as 'Latin' and 'Greek' libraries. The article is based on a paper given at a major international conference in Paris