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The Oxford dictionary of the classical world

Author: J W Roberts
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Spanning almost one thousand years, from the first Olympic Games in 776 BC to the death of Marcus Aurelius in AD 180, this accessible and wide-ranging reference work draws on the groundbreaking Oxford Classical Dictionary to present more than 2,500 entries on the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. The dictionary covers key aspects of ancient Greek and Roman life and literature, such as science, social  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J W Roberts
ISBN: 9780192801463 0192801465
OCLC Number: 76871581
Notes: Abridgement of OCD3.
Description: xix, 858 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Contents: PREFACE ; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS ; ABBREVIATIONS ; MAJOR AUTHORS ; NOTES TO THE READER ; THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD ; MONEY AND ITS VALUE IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD ; TWO-WAY GAZETTEER: ANCIENT PLACE NAMES AND THEIR MODERN DESCENDANTS ; CHRONOLOGY ; MAPS
Other Titles: Oxford classical dictionary.
Responsibility: edited by John Roberts.
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Essential for students and teachers of classics and classical civilization and for anyone interested in discovering more about the foundations of Western culture, this guide offers over 2,500 A-Z  Read more...

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