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Religious Studies: Ancient Religions

This online guide is developed specifically for those doing research in Religion. It provides a recommended list of resources, which encompasses print materials, electronic databases, and selected Internet resources.

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Ancient Religions

To find books and materials in the Marshall University Libraries on Religion, click on the library catalog, and select the Subject tab. Enter any of the following terms to find materials on ancient religions:

These are only some of the subject terms. Use the Library of Congress Subject Headings (Reference Desk) to find all the possible subject headings.

In addition, the Keyword Search option can be used.

To browse in the stacks, use:

  • BL300-BL325 - Mythology
  • BL610 - Mysteries, Religious
  • BL700-820 - Classical Religions (Greek, Roman, etc.)
  • BL1600-1695 - Semitic Religions (Sumerian, Assyro-Babylonian, Canaanite, etc.)
  • BL2420-BL2460 - Egyptian Religions

The Reference Collection, located on the first floor of Drinko Library, contains many print resources that provide useful background information:

Some useful online resources for this topic are: