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Published: 15 December 2016

880 Pages


ISBN: 9780198804864

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

John Roberts

The Oxford Reference Collection

  • Over 2,500 accessible, user-friendly A-Z entries on the most significant aspects of the classical world
  • Fascinating insight into the attitudes of the ancient Greeks and Romans towards key elements of everyday life, including science, the arts, politics, religion and mythology, philosophy, and social and family life
  • Comprehensive articles on central figures, both real and mythological, from Apollo, Hadrian, and Herodotus, to Caesar, Ovid, and Zeus
  • Invaluable chronology charting the developments of Greece and the East alongside Rome and the West, spanning 776 BC - AD 180
  • Useful maps, a quick-reference two-way gazetteer, and a comprehensive essay on money and its value in the classical world
  • An approachable abridgement of the highly acclaimed Oxford Classical Dictionary

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  • Part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format