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The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Greece and Rome

Author: Michael Gagarin; Elaine Fantham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Greece and Rome.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gagarin; Elaine Fantham
ISBN: 9780195170726 0195170725 9780195388398 0195388399
OCLC Number: 1058057222
Language Note: English.
Description: 7 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. Academy-Bible --
v. 2. Bilingualism and multilingualism-Dura-Europos --
v. 3. Earthquakes-Hetaera --
v. 4. Hippocratic corpus-Mosaics --
v. 5. Mos Maiorum-Posidonius of Apamea --
v. 6. Postal service-Teleology --
v. 7. Temples-Zoology, Topical outline, Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of ancient Greece and Rome
Responsibility: Michael Gagarin, editor in chief ; Elaine Fantham, associate editor in chief.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. - Publisher.

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