Blegen Classification System

(Following Library of Congress Classification system)

A

 

General works. Museums and research institutions. History of scholarship

 

AM

Museums. Collectors and collecting

 

AS

Academies and learned societies (Publications from and about)

 

AZ

History of scholarship and learning. The humanities

B

 

Philosophy and religion

 

B-BJ

Philosophy and psychology (including magic)

 

BL

Ancient religion (except Judaism and Christianity)

 

BM

Judaism

 

BR

Christianity

 

BS

The Bible

 

BT-BV

Theology

 

BX

Christian denominations

C

 

Disciplines related to the study of the past (except History)

 

CB

History of civilization and cultural evolution

 

CC

Archaeology

 

CD

Seals and sealing

 

CE

Chronology

 

CJ

Numismatics

 

CN

Epigraphy [monographs + periodicals]

 

CS

Prosopography and genealogy

D

 

History (except History of the Americas)

 

D

History (General). History and theory of historiography

 

DA

History of Great Britain

 

DB

History of Austria and former Austro-Hungarian territories

 

DC

History of France

 

DD

History of Germany

 

DE

History of the Greco-Roman world

 

DF

History of Greece

 

DG

History of Rome and Italy

 

DJK-DK

History of Eastern Europe. History of Russia

 

DP

History of Spain. History of Portugal

 

DQ

History of Switzerland

 

DR

History of the Balkan Peninsula (including Thrace and European Turkey)

 

DS

History of Asia (including Cyprus and the Levant)

 

DT

History of Africa (including Egypt and the southern Mediterranean)

E-F

 

History of the Americas

G

 

Geography and anthropology

 

GN

Anthropology, ethnology, ethnography, prehistoric archaeology

 

GT

Manners and customs

 

GV

Recreation and leisure (including games, dances, sports, festivals)

H

 

Social sciences

 

HB-HC

Economics and demography

 

HD

Agriculture and industry. Labor management

 

HE-HF

Transportation and communication. Commerce

 

HG-HJ

Private and public finance

 

HQ

Gender. Age. Sexuality. Personal and family relationships

 

HT

Communities and settlements. Social classes

 

HV

Social welfare. Crimes and punishments

J

 

Political science

 

JC

Political theory. Theories of the state

K

 

Law

 

KJA

Roman law

 

KL

Ancient law (except Roman law)

L

 

Education

M

 

Music

 

ML

History of music

N

 

Fine arts

 

N

Visual arts (general). Special subjects of art

 

NA

Architecture and architectural decoration

 

NB

Sculpture

 

ND

Painting

 

NK

Pottery, lamps, glass, glyptic, ivories, metalwork, textiles

P

 

Language and Literature

 

P

Philology and linguistics (general). Indo-European philology. Aegean scripts

 

PA

Classical philology and literature

 

PJ

Near Eastern philology and literature

 

PN

Literature (General). Literary genres

Q

 

Science

 

QA

Mathematics

 

QB

Astronomy

 

QC

Physics

 

QK

Botany

 

QL

Zoology

R

 

Medicine

S

 

Agriculture. Animal handling and breeding. Fishing and hunting

T

 

Technology

U-V

 

Military and naval science

Z

 

Library science. Bibliographies