Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization / Edition 1

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Overview

Wide ranging in its scope and highly accessible, The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization offers a compelling, comprehensive survey of life in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the acclaimed Oxford Classical Dictionary, it provides unrivalled access to the most up-to-date scholarship, examining all aspects of classical civilization, from politics, science, ethics, law, and mythology, to food, status, friendship, material culture, and family life.
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"Beautifully illustrated and intelligently reader friendly."--Times Literary Supplement

"Excellent.... Highly recommended, even for libraries that already have copies of the dictionary."--The Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198609582
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/4/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 560,837
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Simon Hornblower is Senior Lecturer in Greek, Latin, and Ancient History at University College London. He is Co-Director, with M. H. Hansen, of the Copenhagen Polis Centre.

Dr Antony Spawforth is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Greek Archaeology at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, where he is also Curator of the Shefton Museum. He is also a well-known presenter of television programmes on archaeological and classical subjects in the continuing BBC series 'Ancient Voices'.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
List of Maps viii
Contributors ix
Thematic Listing of Entries xi
Abbreviations xv
How to Use This Book xxiii
Text 1
Short Chronology 789
Select Bibliography 794
Maps 797
Illustration Sources 807
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