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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

Western Civilization I: Home


This guide is designed to help you complete the final assignment for Dr. Nichola Harris's, HIS 101, Western Civilization I.

Please make an appointment with a librarian to approve your Source Verification Worksheet before the Thanksgiving break.


Suggested Subjects

The Macdonald DeWitt Library has biographies available on the following subjects.  These are just suggestions.  If there is a person you would like to research who is not on this list, we can help you find resources.  Please come to the reference desk and a librarian will help you.

  • Akhenaten   
  • Agrippina                                      
  • Alexander the Great
  • Alfred the Great
  • Attila the Hun
  • Bramante
  • Caesar
  • Caligula
  • Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock
  • Charlemagne
  • Cicero
  • Cleopatra     
  • Constantine the Great
  • Dante
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Elizabeth of York
  • Erasmus
  • Francis of Assisi
  • Galen
  • Genghis Khan
  • Hadrian
  • Hannibal
  • Hatshepsut
  • Henry II
  • Henry IV
  • Henry VII
  • HIldegard of Bingen
  • Joan of Arc
  • King John
  • Khubilai Khan
  • Justinian
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Maimonedes
  • Marcus Agrippa
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • Michelangelo
  • Nefertiti
  • Nero
  • Pericles of Athens
  • Philip of Macedon
  • Pompey
  • Queen Isabella
  • Richard the Lionheart
  • Sappho
  • Saint Augustine
  • Theodora
  • William the Conqueror
  • William Marshall

Empress Theodora

Empress Theodora mosaic, Basilica di San Vitale

Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Europe


Verify Your Sources

Meet with a librarian to verify that your sources are acceptable. Drop-ins are always welcome, but availability cannot be guaranteed. You are strongly encouraged to make an appointment. 

Reference Desk: 845-687-5208