The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World (BOK)

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Authoritative, wide-ranging, and unrivalled in its accessibility, The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World is a concise and lucid survey of life in ancient Greece and Rome, spanning 776 BC - AD 180, from the first Olympic games to the death of Marcus Aurelius. An approachable, user-friendly abridgement of the highly acclaimed Oxford Classical Dictionary, this book offers over 2,500 A-Z entries on aspects of life in the classical world, from politics, medicine, philosophy, art, and architecture, to history, myth and religion, mathematics, and literature, with biographical entries on the important individuals - both real and mythological - of the period. Appendices include a clear and comprehensive account of money and its value in the classical world; a chronology of events across Greece and the east and Rome and the west; maps; and a two-way quick-reference gazetteer. This invaluable resource for students and teachers of classics and classical civilization is affordable and quick and easy to use, as well as being a fascinating guide for anyone interested in learning more about the foundations of Western culture.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780192801463 Antall sider 880
Dimensjoner 12,8cm x 19,6cm x 3,8cm Vekt 593 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende John Roberts
Emner og form European history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Reference works, Regional studies