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Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z.

Author: Kenneth F Kitchell Jr
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Ancient world from A to Z.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They could be sacred, sacrificed, liminal, workers, or intruders from the wild. Beyond the city domesticated animals were herded and bred for profit and wild animals were hunted for pleasure and gain alike.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Nomenclature (Popular) Encyclopedias
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Kitchell Jr., Kenneth F.
Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth F Kitchell Jr
ISBN: 9781317577430 1317577434
OCLC Number: 881887392
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Citations and measurements; Abbreviations and citation notes; Abbreviations of ancient works; ANIMALS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD FROM A TO Z; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Bibliography; General index; Index of scientific names.
Series Title: Ancient world from A to Z.

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Even a reader who has but the most casual acquittance with Classical Antiquity is aware of the animals which inhabit its art, architecture, and literature. This dictionary is suitable for  Read more...

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