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The Oxford companion to classical civilization

Author: Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford Companions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This work incorporates the updates and revisions made to the latest edition of the acclaimed 'Oxford Classical Dictionary', from which this abridged Companion derives. A revised chronology, bibliography, and thematic listing of entries supplement the A to Z entries. It also contains over 40 new or completely rewritten entries on Greek and Roman society and culture, including ancient perceptions of colour, gender,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow
ISBN: 9780191778483 0191778486 0191016756 9780191016752
OCLC Number: 900444999
Language Note: English.
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 867 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Series Title: Oxford Companions.
Other Titles: Companion to classical civilization
Classical civilization
Oxford classical dictionary.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth ; assistant editor, Esther Eidinow.

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This work incorporates the updates and revisions made to the latest edition of the acclaimed 'Oxford Classical Dictionary', from which this abridged Companion derives. A revised chronology, bibliography, and thematic listing of entries supplement the A to Z entries. It also contains over 40 new or completely rewritten entries on Greek and Roman society and culture, including ancient perceptions of colour, gender, ghosts, masculinity, sacred laws, and theatricality, as well as new feature entries on topics such as emotions, madness, and ancient conceptions of the senses.

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