The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

ISBN : 9780195170726

Michael Gagarin
3408 Pages
242 x 297 mm
Pub date
Mar 2010


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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

About the author: 

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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