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Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization / Edition 1

Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization / Edition 1

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by Simon Hornblower
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198609582

ISBN-13: 9780198609582

Pub. Date: 11/04/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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,

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198609582
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/04/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
List of Mapsviii
Contributorsix
Thematic Listing of Entriesxi
Abbreviationsxv
How to Use This Bookxxiii
Text1
Short Chronology789
Select Bibliography794
Maps797
Illustration Sources807

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