The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World 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 BC AD

  • Title: The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
  • Author: John Roberts
  • ISBN: 9780192801456
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 offeAuthoritative, 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 about the foundations of Western culture.

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