Reference Sources

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Oxford's Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language comprehensible to general readers.

Oxford Dictionary of Saints

From the famous to the obscure, this book provides concise accounts of the lives, cults, relationships through patronage, and artistic associations of more than a thousand saints, including entries on the Martyrs of Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, as well as the recently canonized such as Edith Stein, Padro Pio, and Josémaria Escriva.

Encyclopaedia Judaica

This encyclopedia covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture in the Diaspora and in Israel from ancient times to the 20th century. It is also available in print in the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Ref. DS102.8 .E496 2007

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online is an integrated music resource that includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (second edition), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (second edition).... Read more about Oxford Music Online

Europa Sacra

A database offering complete coverage of Church prelates, information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates and prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs.... Read more about Europa Sacra

Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages covers all key aspects of European history (including ecclesiastical history), society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.

Projekt DYABOLA

Sources for the study of classical  art and archaeology, including Early Christian archaeology.

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