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    Hi,
    I don't know if anyone can help.
    I've just changed universities, and my new uni uses Harvard referencing. I think I have got to grips with using Harvard for modern sources. However, I am having huge difficulties in applying Harvard referencing to Ancient Sources e.g. Homer. Do we put the translator's name first? And are they ordered by the translator/editor's name or the original author's name? I've spent hours scouring the web for a guide but have found nothing!!!!
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    (Original post by STARRS)
    Hi,
    I don't know if anyone can help.
    I've just changed universities, and my new uni uses Harvard referencing. I think I have got to grips with using Harvard for modern sources. However, I am having huge difficulties in applying Harvard referencing to Ancient Sources e.g. Homer. Do we put the translator's name first? And are they ordered by the translator/editor's name or the original author's name? I've spent hours scouring the web for a guide but have found nothing!!!!
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    No, don't use the translator's name first, just use the original author first (e.g. Homer) and then the translator as you would with any other text. There is a guide by Newcastle university which explains the Harvard system for classical texts in more detail here:
    http://www.ncl.ac.uk/historical/asse...rimaryrefs.pdf
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    (Original post by Yellow 03)
    Hi there

    No, don't use the translator's name first, just use the original author first (e.g. Homer) and then the translator as you would with any other text. There is a guide by Newcastle university which explains the Harvard system for classical texts in more detail here:
    http://www.ncl.ac.uk/historical/asse...rimaryrefs.pdf
    I think this is going to help a lot! I'll print it off and have a look at my primary references. From reading this, I think I need to treat individual books/works as separate items, and avoid just listing collections of poems etc. Thank you!
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    Use a referencing software.
 
 
 
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