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Resource Guide:
Arts in Western Civilization I

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives