Ancient Religious Reflections:
Sacred Places Past and Present

Department of Classics
Monmouth College


NOTE:  This material will remain "in progress" throughout the semester. It will be modified as needed. Students are advised to consult this schedule periodically for changes, modifications, and additions.
Gilmour, David. Cities of Spain. London: John Murray, 1992.

Hurwit, Jeffrey. The Acropolis in the Age of Pericles (Cambridge University Press, 2004)

Lipsey, Roger. Have You Been to Delphi? (State University of New York Press, 2001)

McDowell, Bart. Inside the Vatican (National Geographic Society, 2005).

Strachan, Gordon. Chartres: Sacred Geometry, Sacred Place (Floris Books, 2003).

Sheldrake, Philip. Spaces for the Sacred. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Louis Charpentier, The Mysteries of Chartres Cathedral, translated from the French by Ronald Fraser, New York: Avon Books, 1975 (first published 1966; English translation first published 1972).

Peter J. Toynbee and J. Ward Perkins, The Shrine of St. Peter and the Vatican Excavations, New York: Pantheon Books, 1957.

Vincent Scully, The Earth, The Temple, and the Gods: Greek Sacred Architecture, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

R. J. Hopper, The Acropolis, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971

Stewart Prowne, In Jerusalem and Bethlehem, London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.

On-Line Bibliography on St. Peter's Bascilica:

Also consult Sacred Places Course Documemts