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The ARTHIST 329 Reconstructing Ancient Rome guide (Fall 2012): Citing your work

This course will consider the history and topography of Ancient Rome by investigating monuments on Pirro Ligorio's Anteiquae Urbis Imago map of 1561


Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is available in print or online, is plagiarism, a violation of the Emory Honor Code. It is extremely easy for professors to discover work plagiarized from web sources -- they know how to use Google at least as well as you do, and there are many online tools available specifically to help educators detect plagiarized work.

Citing Your Work

Your professor requires that you use the AJA guidelines for your Bibliographical References and Footnotes. AJA is the  American Journal of Archaeology

AJA  Authors are requested to observe the following instructions when preparing manuscripts for submission to the AJA. For guidance on issues not addressed below, authors are referred to Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. (Chicago 2010; hereafter ChicagoMS16).

Chicago Manual of Style Online: Description: A style guide for American English published by the University of Chicago Press. It deals with aspects of editorial practice, from American English grammar and usage to proper citation style, used in document preparation.

Print Edition: REFDESK Z253 .U69

Sample references to books in list of works cited. The reference list entry is given first, followed by a sample note entry:
one author
Dyson, S.L. 1985. The Creation of the Roman Frontier. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1 Dyson 1985, 86.
two or more authors
Curtis, J., and A. Green. 1997. Excavations at Khirbet Khatuniyeh. London: British Museum Press. 1 Curtis and Green 1997, 104–5.
Hunter, J., C. Roberts, and A. Martin. 1997. Studies in Crime: An Introduction to Forensic Archaeology. New York: Routledge. 1 Hunter et al. 1997, 46–51.
editor or translator as author
Colonna, G., ed. 1996. L’altorilievo di Pyrgi: Dei ed eroi greci in Etruria. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. 1 Colonna 1996, fig. 18.
Krzyzaniak, L., K. Kroeper, and M. Kobusiewicz, eds. 1996. Interregional Contacts in the Later Prehistory of Northeastern Africa. Studies in African Archaeology 5. Poznan: Poznan Archaeological Museum. 1 Krzyzaniak et al. 1996, 37.
Sommerstein, A.H., ed. and trans. 1982. Clouds. Comedies of Aristophanes 3. Chicago: Bolchazy- Carducci. 1 Sommerstein 1982, 162 n. 52.
editor or translator with author
Hakemi, A. 1997. Shahdad: Archaeological Excavations of a Bronze Age Center in Iran. Translated by S.M.S. Sajjadi. New Delhi: Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente. 1 Hakemi 1997, 453.
Droysen, J.G. 1996. Ιστορία του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου. 3rd ed. 2 vols. Translated by R. Apostolides. Athens: Trapeza Pisteos. 1 Droysen 1996, table 5.
organization or association as author
École Française de Rome. 1995. Les Grecs et l’Occident: Actes du colloque de la villa “Kérylos” (24–25 octobre 1991). CÉFR 208. Rome: École Française de Rome. 1 École Française de Rome 1995, 142–51.
book in a series (with series in AJA list of abbreviations) Buitron-Oliver, D. 1996. The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates at Kourion: Excavations in the Archaic Precinct. SIMA 109. Jonsered: Paul Åströms Förlag. 1 Buitron-Oliver 1996, 55–7.

book in a series (with series not in AJA list of abbreviations) Knauß, F.S. 1997. Der lineare Inselstil: Eine kykladische Keramikwerkstatt am Übergang von der spätgeome- trischen zur archaischen Zeit. Saarbrücker Studien zur Archäologie und alten Geschichte 13. Saar- brücken: Saarbrücker Druckerie und Verlag. 1 Knauß 1997, 98–116.
book in more than one edition
Feder, K.L. 1996. Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology. 2nd ed. Mountain View, Calif.: Mayfield. 1 Feder 1996, xii–xiii.
Pedley, J.G. 1997. Greek Art and Archaeology. Rev. ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1 Pedley 1997, fig. 4.
book in more than one volume (citing the work as a whole) Kiderlen, M. 1995. Megale Oikia: Untersuchungen zur Entwicklung aufwendiger griechischer Stadthau- sarchitektur: Von der Früharchaik bis ins 3. Jhr. v. Chr. 2 vols. Hürth: Martin Lange. 1 Kiderlen 1995, 1:247.
book in more than one volume (citing a particular volume) Caminos, R.A. 1998. Semna-Kumma. Vol. 2, The Temple of Kumma. London: Egypt Exploration Society. 1 Caminos 1998, 100–17.
one volume in two or more books
Evans, A.J. 1928. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. Vol. 2, pt. 2. London: Macmillan. 1 Evans 1928, 131–35.
book in preparation for publication or in press
Patton, K.C. Forthcoming. Religion of the Gods: Ritual, Paradox, and Divine Reflexivity. New York: Oxford University Press. 1 Patton (forthcoming, 148).
reprint edition
Myres, J.L. 1974. Reprint. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. New York: Arno. Original edition, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1914.


EndNote is a program that makes it possible to collect and organize references in a database and instantly create properly formatted bibliographies.


Zotero helps you collect, manage, and cite research sources. Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies using Word or Open Office.

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