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A       General Works


AC      Collections. Series. Collected works

AE      Encyclopedias

AI        Indexes

AM      Museums. Collectors and collecting

AS      Academies and Learned Societies

AY      Yearbooks. Almanacs. Directories

AZ      History of scholarship and learning. The Humanities



B       Philosophy. Psychology. Religion


BC       Logic

BD       Speculative philosophy

BF       Psychology

BH      Aesthetics

BJ       Ethics

BL       Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

BM      Judaism

BP      Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc.

BQ      Buddhism

BR      Christianity

BS      The Bible

BT       Doctrinal Theology

BV      Practical Theology

BX       Christian Denominations



C       Auxiliary Sciences of History


C          Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB       History of Civilization

CC       Archaeology

CD       Diplomatics. Archives. Seals

CE       Technical Chronology. Calendar

CJ        Numismatics

CN       Inscriptions. Epigraphy

CR       Heraldry

CS       Genealogy

CT       Biography



D       History


D       History (General)

DA    Great Britain

DAW            Central Europe

DB    Austria Liechtenstein Hungary Czechoslovakia

DC    France Andorra Monaco

DD    Germany

DE    Greco-Roman World

DF     Greece

      DF501-649           Medieval Greece. Byzantine Empire, 323-1453

      DF501-518          General

      DF520-542.4       Antiquities.  Social life and customs. Ethnography

      DF545-548          Military history. Political history. Empire and papacy

      DF550-649          History

      DF550-552.8       General

      DF553-599.5       Eastern Empire, 323/476-1057.  Constantine the Great

      DF599.8-649      1057-1453

      DF610-629         1204-1261. Latin Empire

      DF630-649         1261-1453. Palaeologi

      DF645-649         1453. Fall of Constantinople

      DF701-951          Modern Greece

      DF701-720         General

      DF720.5-728      Description and travel

      DF741-748         Social life and customs. Ethnography

      DF750-854.32    History

      DF750-760         General

      DF765-787         Military, naval, and political history. Foreign relations

      DF801-854.32     By period

      DF801-801.9       Turkish rule, 1453-1821

      DF802-832          1821-1913

      DF804-815          War of Independence, 1821-1829

      DF816-818          Kapodistrias, 1827-1831

      DF833-854.32      20th century

      DF848                 Republic, 1924-1935

      DF895-951           Local history and description

      DF901                 Regions, provinces, islands, etc., A-Z

      DF901.C78-C88   Crete

      DF915-936          Athens

      DF951                Other cities, towns, etc., A-Z

DG    Italy Malta

DJK Eastern Europe (General)

DK    Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics Poland

DR    Balkan Peninsula

DS     Asia (Cyprus included)

DT     Africa

DU    Oceania (South Seas)

DX    Romanies


E & F         History of the Americas



G       Geography. Anthropology. Recreation


G       Geography (General). Atlases. Maps

GA    Mathematical geography. Cartography

GB    Physical geography

GN    Anthropology

GR    Folklore

GT     Manners and customs (General)

GV    Recreation. Leisure



H       Social Sciences


H       Social sciences (General)

HA    Statistics

HB    Economic theory. Demography

HC    Economic history and conditions

HD    Industries. Land use. Labor

HE    Transportation and communications

HF     Commerce

HG    Finance

HJ     Public finance

HM   Sociology (General)

HN    Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

HQ    The family. Marriage. Women

HS     Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.

HT     Communities. Classes. Races

HV    Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

HX    Socialism. Communism. Anarchism



J        Political Science


J        General legislative and executive papers

JA     Political science (General)

JC     Political Theory

JN     Political Institutions and public Administration

JS     Local government. Municipal government

JV     Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration

             JZ      International relations



K       Law


K                     Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

KB                   Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence

KBP                Islamic law

KBR                History of canon law

KJ-KKZ          Europe

KJC2-9799      Roman law

KJP1-4999      Cyprus

KKF1-4999     Greece



L       Education


L       Education (General)

LA    History of education

LB     Theory and practice of education

LC     Special aspects of education

LF     Individual institutions – Europe



M      Music


M      Music

ML    Literature on music

MT    Instruction and study



N       Fine Arts


N       Visual arts

NA    Architecture

NB    Sculpture

NC    Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND    Painting

NE    Print media

NK    Decorative arts



P       Language and Literature


P        Philology.  Linguistics

PA     Greek language and literature

PN     Literature (General)

PQ     French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature

PR     English literature



Q       Science


Q       Science (General, Science history)

QA    Mathematics

QB    Astronomy

QC    Physics

QE    Geology

QH    Natural history  

QK    Botany

QL    Zoology



S       Agriculture


S        Agriculture (General, history of agriculture)

SB     Plant culture

SD     Forestry

SF     Animal culture



T       Technology


T        Technology (General)

TN     Mining engineering. Metallurgy

TR     Photography

TS     Manufactures

TT     Handicrafts. Arts and crafts



U       Military Science


U       Military science (General)

UA    Armies: Organization, distribution, military situation



V       Naval Science


V       Naval science (General)

VK    Navigation. Merchant marine

VM   Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering



Z       Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (general)


                Z         Books (General). Writing. Paleography. Book industries and trade. Libraries. Bibliography

                ZA       Information resources (General)