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ARTHIST 470|CL 487 Greek Sanctuary

Sacred space was essential for the articulation of communal, individual, and even marginalized identities in ancient Greece. At times overlapping, these identities were (re)presented through ritual action, object, and the built environment. This course of

Building Identity: Ritual and Representation in the Greek Sanctuary

Library Session Agenda, Friday, Sept 30th

Research Paper - This research paper should situate your answering of a focused question within the broader topics that we will be engaging with in this course: how did the ancient sanctuary shape Greek identity? Was Greek religion monolithic, or could regional, communal, or even individual material manifestations vary? Were certain forms of identity more readily expressed in visual medias than others at certain points in time?

1. abstract - due Oct 14

2. annotated bibliography - due Nov 4

3. brief presentation of your research findings - due Dec 2

4. twelve to fifteen-page research paper - due Dec 9 

September 30th AGENDA

1. Review Course Research Guide

2. Review assignments - e.g. creating an annotated bibliography  (discuss primary vs. secondary sources) 

3. LIMC* 

4. Demo select databases [JSTOR, L'Annee, Dyabola, Google Scholar (cited by), ARTstor]

5. Hands-on searching - find citations for your bibliography (books, articles, images, inscriptions, etc.)  

6. Use Call Number Guide to learn which Stacks Tower Floor and then go find relevant book. 

7. Citing your sources - Chicago 

8. Wrap-up 

*LIMC - Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: (LIMC).

Volume 1 Alpheios
Volume 2 Aristaios
Volume 3 – Daphne 
Volume 4 Eurytos 
Volume 5 – Iolaos 
Volume 6 – Maia 
Volume 7 – Palamedes 
Volume 8 & supplement – HYPNOS 

Annotated Bibliography 

* should include at least 10 annotated citations.  The majority must be primary sources or scholarly secondary sources (so not tertiary sources like encyclopedia entries or websites).

* citations themselves should be listed in alphabetical order by their authors' last names, formatted following the Chicago Style's notes and bibliography style

* Each citation is followed by a brief (usually about 150 words) annotation, including paragraphs that describe the source’s argument, and evaluates its significance for your research project. You may want to include information that: (a) evaluates the authority of the author; (b) comments on the intended audience; (c) compares the work's arguments to others you have cited; or (d) explains how this work illustrates your topic.

Primary Sources

A primary sources are original, first-hand records of a particular culture, event, or time period. These first-hand records can be contrasted with secondary sources (including many academic articles and books), which provide analysis or interpretation of primary source materials.

Primary sources include historical texts, inscriptions, artifacts, contemporary buildings, etc. 

You can find many primary source materials via Library Search. Primary sources can also be found in Rose Library.

For more detailed information, see the Primary Sources Research Guide.

Call Numbers (Finding Books in the Stacks)

Most of the Emory libraries use the Library of Congress classification system of letters and numbers to group materials by subject. These call numbers are listed in Library Search and marked on each book. Use our call number guide to find out which floor of the library has the book you need.

8         A - DC
7         DD - HD2499
6         HD2500 - JK & N-NX
5         JL - LT, P - PR999
4         PR1000 - Z