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APA Citation Style 6th Edition: D. Classical Works

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About Citing

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) -entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) -entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from theAPA Manual (6th ed.).

Classical Works (p. 178-179)

Classical works (e.g. religious texts) are commonly only cited in-text and not in the references section.
 
General Format
In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
(Name of the Book (often abbreviated) Chapter:Verse [if applicable]
Version being Cited [if applicable])
        NOTE: If you are only using one version of a particular work, you
only need to include the Version in the first in-text citation (p. 179).
In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(Name of the Book (often abbreviated) Chapter:Verse [if applicable]
Version being Cited [if applicable])
References:
Not included.
 
Example 1
In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
(1 Cor. 13:1 Revised Standard Version)
In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(1 Cor. 13:1 Revised Standard Version)
References:
Not included.
 
Example 2
In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
(Qur'an 5:3-4)
In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(Qur'an 5:3-4)
References:
Not included.
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