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The Edinburgh companion to ancient Greece and Rome

Author: Edward Bispham; Thomas J Harrison; Brian A Sparkes
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006.
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The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance.
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Edinburgh companion to ancient Greece and Rome.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)62307911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bispham; Thomas J Harrison; Brian A Sparkes
ISBN: 9780748627141 0748627146 9786612136320 6612136324
OCLC Number: 430824814
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 604 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part One: Classics and the Classical World --
A. Classics in the Twenty-First Century --
1. The History of the Discipline / Christopher Stray --
2. History / Alastair Blanshard --
3. Archaeology / James Whitley --
4. Religion / Richard Gordon --
5. Economy / Lisa Bligh --
6. Gender / Mark Golden --
7. Philology and Linguistics / Philip Burton --
8. Literature / David Konstan --
9. Philosophy / Catherine Osborne --
10. Art History and Aesthetics / Zahra Newby --
11. Classical Legacies / Lorna Hardwick --
B. The Regions of the Ancient World --
12. The Ancient Near East / Tom Boiy --
13. Iron Age Europe / J.D. Hill and Jonathan Williams --
14. Regions of Antiquity / Nicholas Purcell C. Periods --
15. The 'Dark Age' of Greece / Irene S. Lemos --
16. Archaic and Classical Greece / Robin Osborne --
17. The Hellenistic World /Thomas Harrison --
18. The Roman Republic / Mark Pobjoy --
19. The Roman Empire / Olivier Hekster --
20. Late Antiquity / Richard Lim --
Part Two: Material Culture --
21. Landscape / Nicholas Purcell --
22. Marine Archaeology / Anthony Parker --
23. Sites and Features / Brian A. Sparkes --
24. Buildings and Architecture / Richard Tomlinson --
25. Coinage / Jonathan Williams and Andrew Meadows --
26. Sculpture / Peter Stewart --
27. Painting, Stucco and Mosaic / Roger Ling --
28. Pottery and Metalwork / Brian A. Sparkes --
29. Gems, Jewellery and Glass / Martin Henig --
30. Dress and Textiles / Karen E. Stears --
31. Arms and Armour / Jon Coulston --
32. Papyri / Brain McGing --
33. Manuscripts / Helen Dixon --
34. Inscriptions / Alison E. Cooley and Graham Oliver --
Part Three: Texts and Genres --
35. Greek Epic / Johannes Haubold --
36. Roman Epic / Bruce Gibson --
37. Greek Tragedy / Pantelis Michelakis --
38. Roman Tragedy / Roland Mayer --
39. Greek Comedy / Ian Ruffell --
40. Roman Comedy / Alison Sharrock --
41. Greek Lyric Verse: Melic, Elegiac and Iambic / Emily Greenwood. 42. Latin Poetry other than Epic and Drama / Alison Sharrock --
43. The Novel / Jason Konig --
44. Letters / Michael Trapp --
45. Rhetoric / Alastair Blanshard --
46. Literary Criticism / Donald Russell --
47. Grammar and Linguistics / Philip Burton --
48. Philosophy / Catherine Osborne --
49. Greek Historiography / Thomas Harrison --
50. Roman Historiography / Edward Bispham --
51. Geography and Ethnography / Kai Brodersen --
52. Mythology / Eva Parisinou --
53. Christian Literature / Clifford Ando --
54. Science and Mathematics / T.E. Rihll --
55. Music / David Creese --
56. Medicine / Vivian Nutton --
57. Greek Legal Texts / Benet Salway --
58. Latin Legal Texts / Simon Corcoran --
59. Technical Writing / Alice Konig --
Part Four: Essential Information and Systems of Reference --
60. Politics / Edward Bispham --
61. Names and Naming Systems / Clive Cheesman --
62. Measures, Weights and Money / Brian A. Sparkes --
63. Writing Systems / J.H.W. Penney --
64. The Ancient Calendar / Thomas Harrison and Edward Bispham --
65. Metre / Armand D'Angour --
66. Time-charts / Brian A. Sparkes --
67. Maps / Brian A. Sparkes --
68. Glossary of Ancient and Modern Terms / Thomas Harrison --
69. Resources / Brian A. Sparkes --
70. Abbreviations / Thomas Harrison.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Bispham, Thomas Harrison and Brian A. Sparkes.

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