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    DescriptionThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is an accessible guide and a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world-Greek,or Hellenistic, and Roman-from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequentical world centuries. Each article, written by leading scholars in the field, seeks to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Content includes: BL Greek and Latin Literature BL Authors and Their Works BL Historical Figures and Events BL Religion and Mythology BL Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials BL Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools BL Science and Technology BL Politics, Economics, and Society BL Material Culture and Everyday Life


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    Title
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Michael Gagarin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 3408
    Width: 242 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Thickness: 210 mm
    Weight: 9,884 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195170726
    ISBN 10: 0195170725
    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: HBJD
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    DC22: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000, REF010000, HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR, 1QDAG
    DC22: 938.003
    LC classification: DE5 .O95 2010
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: GBC, NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    550 illus.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    25 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Michael Gagarin is James R. Dougherty, Jr., Centennial Professor of Classics, University of Texas at Austin. He was president of the American Philological Association, 2002-2003.
    Review quote
    Certainly there are considerable gains in the Oxford Encyclopedia's charming presentation of contemporary scholarship as a united, mostly good-humoured and unremittingly reasonable activity. It would be a curmudgeonly reader indeed who was not impressed by the sheer achievement of this expansive version of the ancient world. TLS 17.09.10