History of Ancient Religion


Course Resources
Quiz Notes

Detailed responses to the quiz questions, in handly HTML or PDF form.

Course Materials Citations

The footnote and bibliography citations for the assigned readings in this course, should you need to cite them.

Site Map

An overview of the full syllabus and easy access to any page in the course website.

Video Lectures

My video lectures and assignment intros on YouTube for this course.

Syllabus page PDFs

PDFs of all the components of this syllabus to view or print.


The slides for each course meeting will be posted here—before the meeting if possible.

General Resources
Research and Citations Center

The basics you need to know for this class researching and find sources and about footnotes and bibliographies.

Writing a Position Paper

AKA the Elephant Pamphlet. Guidance on research, structure, and citations.

Maps and Timelines

Helpful maps of the ancient Mediterranean world, and timelines of the ancient era.

Online Ancient Texts

A fairly exhaustive list of ancient authors and online translations into English.

MS Word Essay Template

A Microsoft Word file already set up with the required formatting. There is also a Google Docs version.

Common Word Mix-Ups

Suggestions for sorting out a few of the words that are commonly mixed up in English writing.