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    Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece (Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages) (Paperback) Edited by Nigel Wilson

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    DescriptionExamining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.


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    Title
    Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Nigel Wilson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 832
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 45 mm
    Weight: 1,610 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415873963
    ISBN 10: 0415873967
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    LC classification: Z
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000, REF010000, HIS002010
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 938.003
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: GBC, NHC, NHHA, GBA
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    12 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    University of Oxford
    Review quote
    'More than 100 subject specialists have contributed to the book, and their depth and breadth of knowledge helps to make this an impressive tome ... Extremely well-written ... Will fill the need of academic libraries.' - Library Journal 'The list of contributors and advisors is impressive, featuring many well-known researchers in the field... Recommended. Academic librarues serving lower-level undergraduates thtough faculty/researchers; public libraries serving general readers.' - Choice 'Written by an international group of academics and independent scholars, the entries of this reference provide detailed discussion of an impressive selection of people, places, events, issues, and monuments.' - Reference & Research Book News 'This single volume provides an excellent introduction to the world of ancient Greece. For academic libraries that serve students in classics and ancient history, this will be a welcome addition to the reference collection.' - American Reference Books Annual 'Collections looking for a comprehensive guide to classical Greek culture will find this volume both useful and affordable.' - Lawrence Looks at Books, Gale Reference Reviews 'An excellent addition to reference resources on the ancient world.' - International Review of Biblical Studies
    Table of contents
    Entries include: Acropolis of Athens Archaic Period Banking Burial Places Carthage City State Crete Dance Democracy Dorians Econom y Eunuchs Fate Furniture Gardens Gods and Goddesses Hades Hellenistic Period Homosexuality Illyrians Imperialism Ju dicial Procedure Kinship Lesbos Libraries Marathon, Battle of Minoans Museum of Alexandria Navy Oligarchy Olympic Games Oral Tradition Painting Plato Poetry, Epic Rhodes Roman Period Sacrifice Slavery Superstition Technol ogy Trade Trojan War Votive Offerings Warfare Women and many more...