- An online
encyclopedia with a plethora of information.
- An online dictionary with definitions and
- Columbia Encyclopedia,
6th ed. 2001.
- The most
up-to-date encyclopedia available contains over 50,000 articles,
40,000 bibliographic citations and 80,000 cross-references.
- The Encyclopedia of
World History, 6th ed. 2001.
historian Peter N. Stearns’s comprehensive chronology of more than
20,000 entries that span the millenia from prehistoric times to
the year 2000.
- The New Dictionary of
Cultural Literacy, 3rd ed. 2002.
- The 6,900
entries in this major new reference work form the touchstone of
what it means to be not only just a literate American but an
active citizen in our multicultural democracy.
- The Columbia Gazetteer
of North America. 2000.
- With 50,000
entries, this most comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical
places and features will prove invaluable to anyone for whom
places hold fascination and who require accurate data about them.
- The World Factbook.
- The U.S.
government’s complete geographical handbook, featuring full-color
maps and flags of all nations.
- American Heritage®
Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed. 2000.
- Over 90,000
entries feature 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word
pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes
and word-root appendixes.
- Roget’s II: The New
Thesaurus, 3rd ed. 1995.
35,000 synonyms in an easy-to-use format, this thesaurus features
succinct word definitions.
- Roget’s International
Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases. 1922
modernization of Roget’s classic structure with over 85,000
hyperlinked cross-references and 2,900 quotations.
Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the
Human Body, 20th ed.
1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918
Smith's Bible Dictionary (William
Darby, John N.-
Synopsis of the Bible
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Nave's Topical Bible
Englishman's Greek Concordance of the New Testament
Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Condensed Biblical Encyclopedia
Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Dictionary of Theology
Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology
Language, Style & Composition
- American Heritage®
Book of English Usage. 1996
- With a
detailed look at grammar, style, diction, word formation, gender,
social groups and scientific forms, this valuable reference work
is ideal for students, writers, academicians and anybody concerned
about proper writing style.
- The Columbia Guide to
Standard American English. 1993.
- This most
extensive handbook of the language ever published features over
6,500 descriptive and prescriptive entires with 4,300 hyperlinked
H. W. 1908. The King’s
English, 2nd ed.
reference work has remained a standard resource—serving
generations of students and writers with commonsense rules of
style and grammar.
H.L. 1921. The American
Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the
United States, 2nd ed.
classic defines the distinguishing characteristics of the language
of the United States.
Sir Arthur. 1916. On
the Art of Writing.
collection of lectures captures the artistic and vital nature of
Sir Arthur. 1920. On
the Art of Reading.
- Rich with
insight on the activity of effectual and intelligent reading.
Edward. 1921. Language:
An Introduction to the Study of Speech.
- The classic
text on the relation of language and culture.
William, Jr. 1918. The
Elements of Style.
that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic
reference book is a must-have for any student or writer.
Bartlett, John. 1919.
Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
over 11,000 quotations, the first new edition of John Bartlett’s
corpus to be published after his death in 1905 keeps most of his
original work intact.
- The Columbia World of
- The 65,000
essential quotations by 5,000 authors that constitute this
authoritative collection represent the research of 154 experts and
are divided into 6,500 subjects.
- Simpson’s Contemporary
- The most
notable quotations since 1950 contains over 9,000 quotations from
4,000 sources and is organized into 25 categories and 60 sections.
- Respectfully Quoted: A
Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
- The 2,100
entries in this eminently researched collection form the
constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate.
Literary History & Literature
- The Bible.
1999. King James Version.
culmination of English translations of the Bible by the American
- Cambridge History
of English & American Literature (18 vols.). 1907–21.
- The most
important work of literary history and criticism ever published on
writings in the English language.
Charles W., ed. 1909–17.
The Harvard Classics and Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction.
- The most
popular anthology of the twentieth century comprises 70 volumes.
T.S. 1920. The Sacred
collection of essays on poetry and criticism.
Shakespeare, William. 1914.
The Oxford Shakespeare.
- The 37
plays, 154 sonnets and miscellaneous verse that constitute the
unrivaled literary cornerstone of Western civilization.
Doren, Carl. 1921. The
treatment of the development of the “Great American Novel.”
Emily. 1922. Etiquette.
advice on every subject of American social life.
Parliamentary Procedure & Government
- Robert, Henry M. 1915.
Robert’s Rules of Order Revised.
- The rules
of Congress for every deliberative society.
- Inaugural Addresses of
the Presidents of the United States. 1989.
and annotated edition of all Inaugural addresses from George
Washington to George W. Bush.
William Jennings, ed. 1906.
The World’s Famous Orations.
millennia of Western Civilization come into focus through these
281 masterpieces by 213 rhetoricians.
- Bible Maps
A free Bible Atlas created with Google Maps. Over 500
location and some events descriptions of Old and New Testaments
Go to BibleMap
Atlas and Maps found at Godweb.org
Bible Maps from the American Bible Society
This is a collection, scanned from an 1888 edition of the Bible,
published by the American Bible Society. These images are in the
public domain and you can use them for any purpose.
Smith Bible Atlas
Probably the best, high resolution maps illustrating the Bible now
in the public domain. Each map is reproduced here in low and high
resolution versions, the high-res versions are suitable for
Spread of Christianity in the first and second centuries
the first century
Covers Jerusalem in the time of the Herod.
Battlefields of Hebrew Bible and Locations of the Twelve Tribes
Covers Palestine in the time of the Judges.
World as known to the Ancient Hebrews
Nazareth in the time of Jesus
Galilee Region in the time of Jesus
Routes of the First Century
under the Greeks and Romans
Egypt and the Red Sea
image of Jerusalem