The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome : Seven-volume set

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The 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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  • Hardback | 3408 pages
  • 279.4 x 304.8 x 241.3mm | 9,434.67g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 550 illus.
  • 0195170725
  • 9780195170726

Table of contents

Content includes:Greek and Latin Literature
Authors and Their Works
Historical Figures and Events
Religion and Mythology
Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials
Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools
Science and Technology
Politics, Economics, and Society
Material Culture and Everyday Life
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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.
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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 * 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.
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About Michael Gagarin

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.
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