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Resource Guide:
Arts in Western Civilization I

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Ancient Greece DF 10-289
Germany Medieval Empire, 481-1273 DD 126-155
History of France Early and medieval to 1515DC 60-109
Medieval HistoryD 111-203
Greek Literature SophoclesPA 4413-4434
Medieval Greece. Byzantine Empire, 323-1453 DF 501-649
Decorative Arts Glass NK 5100-5440
Christianity Early and MedievalBR160-275

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Aegean Islands (Greece and Turkey)--History.
  • Greece -- History
  • Gregorian chants
  • Architecture, Gothic
  • Antigone (Mythological character)
  • Sophocles. Antigone.
  • Art, Byzantine.
  • Mosaics, Byzantine.
  • History, Medieval
  • Christianity -- Europe
  • Monks
  • Middle Ages
  • Tesserae

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Another AntigonePS 3557 .U82 A83 1988
The Antigone of Sophocles, with a commentaryPA 4413 .A7 1971
Antigones: The Antigone Myth in Western Literature, Art, and ThoughtPN 57 .A47 1986
Aeschylus & Sophocles; their work and influenceREMOTE PA 3829 .S45 1927
The burial at Thebes : a version of Sophocles' AntigonePR 6058 .E2 B87 2004
The Greek mythsBL 781 .G7 2011
Greek gods, human lives : what we can learn from mythsBL 790 .L44 2003
Ravenna : mosaics, monuments, and environmentN 6921 .R3 B88 1984
Italian mosaics, 300-1300NA 3790 .P6313 2010
The Ravenna mosaicsNA 3780 .C413
Monastery and cathedral in France; medieval architecture, sculpture, stained glass, manuscripts, the art of the church treasuriesN 6843 .S7 c.1
The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai: the church and fortress of JustinianOVERSIZED NA 6084 .S5 F67
Capturing music : the story of notationML 431 .K45 2015
The religious orders in EnglandREMOTE BX 2592 .K583 1948
The coming of the Friars : and other historic essaysDA 176 .J52

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Greece & Rome
  • Mythosphere : a journal for image, myth, and symbol
  • Greek and Byzantine Studies
  • Greek, Roman & Byzantine Studies
  • The Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures
  • Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture

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