Addison, C.G. The Knight Templar History. New York: AMS, 1978.
-A history of the Knights Templar. Used in relation to their appearance and use of symbols in Carnivale.
Guénon, René. Fundamental Symbols: The Universal Language of Sacred Science. Cambridge: Quinta Essentia, 1995.
Nicholson, Helen. The Knights Templar: A New History. England: Sutton, 2001.
-A second source containing the history of the Knights Templar and their relation to Christianity.
Parrinder, Edward Geoffrey. Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. New York: Oneworld Publications, 1997.
-A background and history of the Hindu belief of avatara. Used in relation to Carnivales' villian and hero.
II. Journal Articles
Comparison."Philosophy East And West.
52.1 (2002): 98-125.
-A second source in relation to avataras.
-Description of the events contained in the Book of Revelations. Used in relation to thematic elements, specifically in terms of the atomic bomb.
Chocano, Carina. "Carnivale" TV Review Sept. 2003.
-A TV review of Carnivāle
-Interview with Carnivale creator Dan Knauf about what he feels are the symbols and metaphors in Carnivale.
Easton, Karyn. Tarot Card Meanings. 6 Oct. 2007.
-The meanings associated with the cards contained in the Major Arcana deck of tarot cards. Used in relation to the tarot card seen in the opening credits as well as throughout the show.
Havrilesky, Heather. "Gutsy -- or just gusty?" Salon.com
- TV review for Carnivāle
HBO.com. HBO: Carnivale. 8 Oct. 2007. http://www.hbo.com/carnivale.htm