1. LibGuides 1 item
  2. LibGuides: Contact the Library 1 item
  3. Some Consolidated Bibliographies 153 items
    1. Primary Resources for Further Bibliography, esp. on Ancient Subjects: 2 items
    2. Ancient and General: Introductory Bibliography 29 items
      1. Mythical and fabulous creatures : a source book and research guide / edited by Malcolm South. - J.D. Evans 1987

        Book  See chapter 2, J.D. Evan's 'The Dragon', pp. 27-58.

      2. Python: a study of Delphic myth and its origins - Joseph Fontenrose 1980

        Book 

      3. An instinct for dragons - David E. Jones 2003

        Book 

      4. Travelling heroes: Greeks and their myths in the epic age of Homer - Robin Lane Fox 2009

        Book 

      5. Mysteries of the snake goddess: art, desire, and the forging of history - Kenneth D. S. Lapatin 2003

        Book 

      6. Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae (LIMC) - Christoph Ackermann, Jean-Robert Gisler 1981-1999

        Book 

      7. The medieval dragon: the nature of the beast in Germanic literature - Joyce Tally Lionarons 1998

        Book 

      8. Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum: Sachwörterbuch zur Auseinandersetzung des Christentums mit der antiken Welt - Theodor Klauser 1950-

        Book  Vol. IV. See R. Merkelbach's ‘Drache’, pp 226 - 50.

      9. Dans la gueule du dragon: histoire, ethnologie, litteŕature - Jean-Marie Privat, France. Direction reǵionale des Affaires culturelles de Lorraine, Universite ́de Metz c2000

        Book 

      10. Beowulf and the dragon: parallels and analogues - Christine Rauer 2000

        Book 

      11. Indian serpent lore: or the Nagas In Hindu legend and art - J. Ph. (Jean Philippe) Vogel

        Book 

      12. Theogony - M.L. West, Hesiod 1966

        Book 

    3. World-creational Dragon-fights in IE and NE texts 23 items
      1. Kerameōs paides: antidōro ston Kathēgētē Michalē Tiverio apo tous mathētes tou - Hetaireia Andriōn Epistēmonōn 2012

        Book  See A. Arvanitaki's ‘Ο Δίας εναντίον ενός δράκοντα: μια διαφορετική απεικόνιση του μύθου της αναμέτρησης του Δία με τον Τυφώνα στην Κόρινθο’, pp. 171-78.

      2. Greek religion and culture, the Bible, and the ancient Near East - Jan N. Bremmer 2008

        Book  See pp. 317 - 320.

      3. When the gods were born: Greek cosmogonies and the Near East - Carolina López-Ruiz 2010

        Book 

      4. A walk in the garden: biblical, iconographical, and literary images of Eden - Paul M. Morris, Deborah F. Sawyer 1992

        Book 

      5. Drakōn: dragon myth and serpent cult in the Greek and Roman worlds - Daniel Ogden 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Partricularly pp. 10-15, and 75-8.

      6. Dragons, serpents and slayers in the classical and early Christian worlds: a sourcebook - Daniel Ogden 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Appendix: A World-foundational Dragon-Slaying Tales from the Ancient Near East and India, pp. 257-262.

      7. The legend of Seleucus: kingship, narrative and mythmaking in the ancient world - Daniel Ogden 2017

        Book  See 'Mt Kasios , the Orontes , Dragons and Giants', pp. 117-134, 'The Tyche of Antioch and Others', pp. 135-138 and 'The Foundation of Daphne', pp. 138-143. pp. 117-143.

      8. The Serpent Column: a cultural biography - Paul Stephenson 2016

        Book  See 'Zeus and Typhon, Apollo and Python', pp. 48-53.

      9. Hesiod and the Near East - Peter Walcot 1966

        Book 

      10. Theogony - M.L. West, Hesiod 1966

        Book 

      11. Indo-European poetry and myth - M. L. West 2007

        Book  See 'The Water Dragon', pp. 255-9.

    4. Dragons in Hagiography 44 items
      1. Passion de Perpétue et de Félicité; suivi des Actes - Jacqueline Amat 1996

        Book 

      2. Actes de l'apôtre Philippe - Frédéric Amsler, François Bovon, Bertrand Bouvier 1996

        Book 

      3. Acta Philippi: Textus - Philip, François Bovon, Bertrand Bouvier, Frédéric Amsler 1999

        Book  Read 'The saga of Olaf Tryggvason by Oddr Snorrason'. trans. T.M Andersson.

      4. Acta Philippi: commentarius - Philip, Frédéric Amsler 1999

        Book  Commentary on the above.

      5. Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt: Geschichte und Kultur Roms im Spiegel der neueren Forschung, 2: Principat - Hildegard Temporini, Wolfgang Haase 1974-

        Book  See F.T Fallon, and Cameron's ‘The Gospel of Thomas: a Forschungsbericht and analysis’, vol. 2.25.6, pp. 4195-4251.

      6. The Old English lives of St. Margaret - Mary Clayton, Hugh Magennis 1994

        Book 

      7. The Welsh saints: a study in patterned lives - Elissa R. Henken 1991

        Book 

      8. The apocryphal acts of Thomas - Jan Bremmer 2002

        Book  See also A. F. J. Klinjn's 'The Acts of Thomas ' pp. 1 - 10.

      9. St Patrick and the snakes - Alexander Haggerty Krappe 1947

        Article 

      10. The dragon in medieval East Christian and Islamic art - Sara Kuehn 2011

        Book 

      11. Body and soul: essays on medieval women and mysticism - Elizabeth Petroff 1994

        Book 

      12. Dans la gueule du dragon: histoire, ethnologie, litteŕature - Jean-Marie Privat, France. Direction reǵionale des Affaires culturelles de Lorraine, Universite ́de Metz c2000

        Book  Particularly P.M Beaude's ‘Les dragons dans la Bible’ pp. 135-43, M. Castellana ‘Le regard du dragon dans la légende de saint Georges’ pp. 159-72, M. Chazan's ‘Le dragon dans la légende de le saint Clément, premier évêque de Metz’, pp. 17-35, R. Godding's 'De Perpétue à Caluppan: les premières apparitions du dragon dans l’hagiographie’, pp. 145-57, L. Michaux's ‘Le Graouilly, entre histoire et l’imaginaire’ pp. 37 - 52, and P. E. Wagner's ‘Le Graouilly, chronique d’une folkorisation’, pp. 79-98

      13. Beowulf and the dragon: parallels and analogues - Christine Rauer 2000

        Book 

      14. Through a glass brightly: studies in Byzantine and medieval art and archaeology, presented to David Buckton - David Buckton 2016

        Book  See C. Walter's '‘Saint Theodore and the dragon’, pp. 95-106.

      15. Pictures as language: how the Byzantines exploited them - Christopher Walter 2000

        Book  See C. Walters' ‘The intaglio of Solomon in the Benaki museum and the origins of the iconography of the warrior saints’. (Formerly published in Δελτίον Χριστιανικής Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 15)

    5. Germanic Dragons 55 items
      1. The Dragon Episode in - Paul Acker 2007

        Article 

      2. Revisiting the poetic Edda: essays on Old Norse heroic legend - Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington, T. A. Shippey, Taylor & Francis 2013

        Book  See 'Dragons in the eddas and in early Nordic art', pp. 53-75.

      3. The shadow-walkers: Jacob Grimm's mythology of the monstrous - T. A. Shippey 2005

        Book  Read J.D.Evans' 'As rare as they are dire: Old Norse dragons, Beowulf, and the Deutsche Mythologie’, pp. 207-269.

      4. A Beowulf handbook: an indispensable guide to the old English poem - Robert E. Bjork, John D. Niles 1998

        Book 

      5. Old Icelandic literature and society - Margaret Clunies Ross 2000

        Book  See 'The conservation and reinterpretation of myth in Medieval Icelandic writings’, pp. 116-39.

      6. Languages and cultures: studies in honor of Edgar C. Polomé - Werner Winter, Mohammad Ali Jazayery, Edgar C. Polomé 1988

        Book  See K. Düwel's ‘On the Sigurd representations in Great Britain and Scandinavia'. pp 133-156.

      7. Python: a study of Delphic myth and its origins - Joseph Fontenrose 1980

        Book 

      8. The mode and meaning of Beowulf - Margaret E. Goldsmith 1970

        Book 

      9. Studies in Old English literature in honor of Arthur G.Brodeur - Stanley Brian Greenfield 1963

        Book  See M. Goldmsith's ‘The Christian perspective in Beowulf’, pp. 71-90.

      10. Beowulf and the Swedish dragon - S.R. Jensen 1993

        Book 

      11. Manx crosses - P. M. C. Kermode, David M. Wilson 1994

        Book 

      12. Siegfried, Arminius und der Nibelungenhort - Otto Höfler 1978

        Book  Ordered for this module.

      13. Der Drache - Claude Lecouteux 1979

        Article 

      14. Drache - L. L. Mackenson

        Chapter 

      15. Stave churches in Norway: dragon myth and Christianity in old Norwegian architecture - Dan Lindholm, Walther Roggenkamp, Stella Bittleston, Adam Bittleston 1969

        Book 

      16. The medieval dragon: the nature of the beast in Germanic literature - Joyce Tally Lionarons 1998

        Book 

      17. Making history: essays on the Fornaldarsögur - Martin Arnold, Alison Finlay 2010

        Book  See C. Larrington's 'Þóra and Áslaug in Ragnars saga lódbrokar: women, dragons and destiny', pp. 53-68.

      18. The story of Sigurd the Volsung and the fall of the Niblungs - William Morris 1928

        Book  Later edition of the above work.

      19. The origins of Beowulf: from Vergil to Wiglaf - Richard North 2006 (electronic resource)

        Article 

      20. A critical companion to Beowulf - Andy Orchard 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      21. Beowulf and the dragon: parallels and analogues - Christine Rauer 2000

        Book 

      22. British dragons - Jacqueline Simpson 1980

        Book 

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