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New Resource: Archivision

June 18th, 2009 by Daniel Goldstein

“The California Digital Library has licensed three huge segments of the vendor Archivision’s fantastic images of architecture and public art for all UC campuses.  The Archivision Base Collection has 16,370 images “representing major Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th & 19th Century and Modern sites”.   Archivision Module One has 5,893 images that build on the above periods and also includes Ancient and Islamic Egypt.  Archivision Module Two has 6,395 images of Early Modern and cairo-citadel Modern European architecture, Islamic Turkey, and more US sites.   All the collections include drawings and plans that complement Scott Gilchrist’s stunning photographs.  You can explore the more than 28,000 new images through ARTstor – look under “Institutional Collections”. (text courtesy UCSB’s VRC blog, the Red Dot.)

RESOURCE: Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity

May 29th, 2009 by Roberto C. Delgadillo


Published by The Institute for Antiquity and Christianity at the Claremont Graduate School, The Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity is primarily concerned with studies that investigate aspects of Christianity and its practice in the ancient world. The Bulletin comes out periodically, and interested parties can click on the “Browse items in this collection” to get a sense of the broad range of topics that they have covered. Visitors with a dedicated interest in this field can perform a more detailed search across the Bulletin by terms that include title, author, creator, date, keywords, and publisher. For students of divinity, theology, religious history, and ancient history, this site will be one to pass along to like-minded friends and fellow scholars.