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Ancient Sources

Below are some of the best collections of ancient texts in English translation available through LMU.

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Browse the Shelves

Books in Hannon Library are arranged by topic, according to the Library of Congress Classification System.  Religious studies and theology books are primarily on the 2nd floor in call numbers beginning with BL through BX.  Some are located in basement storage.

BL1 - 1060         Religion (general), relationships among religions & to other fields of study, history of religion

BL1100 - 1380   Hinduism, Jainism

BM       Judaism

BP        Islam

BQ       Buddhism

BR       Christianity

BS       The Bible

BT       Doctrinal Theology (Christian)

BV       Practical Theology (Christian)

BX       Christian Denominations

L'Année Philologique

You can use this classics and archaeology database to find information for over 500,000 books and book chapters. Look for the book icon in your search results (shown below), and click on Catalog Record to search for the book in LINUS, the library catalog.