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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Edited by John Roberts

Authoritative, wide-ranging, and unrivalled in its accessibility, The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World is a concise and lucid survey of life in ancient Greece and Rome, spanning 776 BC to AD 180. A user-friendly abridgement of the highly acclaimed Oxford Classical Dictionary, this book offers over 2,500 A-Z entries on aspects of life in the classical world, from politics, philosophy, literature, and art, to history, myth and religion, and family life, with biographical entries on important individuals - both real and mythological - of the period.

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