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APA Citation Guide (APA 7th Edition): Religious & Classical (e.g., Ancient Greek, Roman) Works

Religious & Classical (e.g., Ancient Greek, Roman) Works

Religious Works in Print
Reference List Citation

Title of religious work (edition, if given). (Year of Publication). Publisher. (Original work published Publication Year if given).


Example

The Bible: Authorized King James version. (2008). Oxford University Press.

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Title of religious work, Original Pub. Original Publication Year if given/Year of Publication, Name of Book, Chapter, Verse, and/or Line)


Example

(The Bible: Authorized King James version, 2008, First Corinthians 13:4)

Note: Since original publication year is unknown, this is excluded from the example.

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Title of religious work, Original Publication Year if given/Year of Publication)


Example

(The Bible: Authorized King James version, 2008)

Classical Works in Print
Reference List Citation

Author. (Year of Publication). Title of classical work (First Initial of Translator. Second Initial if given. Last Name, Trans.). Publisher. (Original work published ca. Approximate Publication Year).


Example

Homer. (2013). The odyssey (S. Mitchell, Trans.). Atria Books. (Original work published ca. 800 B.C.E.)

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author, ca. Approximate Original Publication Year if known/Publication Year, Name of Book, Chapter, Verse, and/or Line)


Example

(Homer, ca. 800 B.C.E./2013, Book 1)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author, ca. Approximate Original Publication Year if known/Publication Year)


Example

(Homer, ca. 800 B.C.E./2013)

Religious Works from a Website
Reference List Citation

Title of Religious Work. (Year of Publication). Name of Website. http://URL (Original work published Publication Year if given).


Example

The Qur'an. (n.d.). Quran. http://search-the-quran.com/

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Title of Religious Work, Original Pub. Year if given/Year, Name of Book, Chapter, Verse, and/or Line)


Example

(The Qur'an, n.d., 57:3)

Note: Since original publication year is unknown, this was not included int the example.

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Title of Religious Work, Original Pub. Year if given/Year)


Example

(The Qur'an, n.d)

Classical Works from a Website
Reference List Citation

Author. (Year of Publication). Title of classical work (First Initial of Translator. Second Initial if given. Last Name, Trans.). Name of Website. http://URL (Original work published ca. Approximate Publication Year).


Example

Homer. (n.d.). The odyssey (S. Butler, Trans.). The Internet Classics Archive. http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/odyssey.html (Original work published ca. 800 B.C.E.)

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author, ca. Approximate Original Publication Year if known/Publication Year, Name of Book, Chapter, Verse, and/or Line)


Example

(Homer, ca. 800 B.C.E./n.d., Book 1)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author, ca. Approximate Original Publication Year if known/Publication Year)


Example

(Homer, ca. 800 B.C.E./n.d.)

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