Tuesday, May 23, 2006

The Da Vinci code

The Da Vinci code: a novel by Dan Brown (also on CD) - CSU Library
The Da Vinci code directed by Ron Howard - official film website

Other fantasy novels
Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
The memory cathedral: a secret history of Leonardo da Vinci by Jack Dann Temple of the Grail by Adriana Koulias

Other related resources
The Essential Guide to The Da Vinci Code (ABC Radio)
The Da Vinci Code, the Catholic Church and Opus Dei - A response to The Da Vinci Code from the Prelature of Opus Dei in the United States
The real history behind the Da Vinci Code by Sharan Newman - CSU Library
The Templars by Paul Piers Reid (history) - CSU Library
The Jesus debate: modern historians investigate the life of Christ by Mark Allan Powell
Dan Brown Website
The holy blood and the Holy Grail by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln (the 'source' for much of the Da Vinci Code) - CSU Library
Mary Magdalene (Women in the Bible website) - find out more about Mary, a key figure in the Da Vinci Code
The Magdalene legacy: the Jesus and Mary bloodline conspiracy, revelations beyond the Da Vinci Code by Laurence Gardner - available via BONUS
Cracking the Da Vinci code : the unauthorized guide to the facts behind the fiction by Simon Cox - available via BONUS
Mary Magdalen: myth and metaphor
by Susan Haskins
Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519 : the complete paintings and drawings by Frank Zöllner, Johannes Nathan - gorgeous book.
The great artists by written and presented by Tim Marlow - includes episode on Leonardo (DVD)

And just for fun - Monty Python and the Holy Grail (video)

Check the CSU Library catalogue for details.

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous9:32 pm

    Dear Bloggers,

    Do you realise that you can create URLs (hyperlinks) directly to individual records in the library catalogue?

    eg.
    http://bondi.unilinc.edu.au/F?func=find-b&l_base=L25XX&local_base=L25XX&find_code=sys&request=001191592

    Greg

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  2. Thanks for your comment Greg.
    Our aim is to encourage patrons to learn how to use the catalogue themselves, However we will consider your suggestion.

    Lisa

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