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General and Reference Works; Philosophy; Ancient Greek and Roman Culture; Medieval Studies
The Oxford classical dictionary covers the Greco-Roman world. It includes articles and definitions regarding literature, art, philosophy, law, biography, mythology, science, geography, daily life, and broad cultural and historical trends. Containing over six thousand entries ranging from long articles to brief definitions, the OCD provides authoritative, signed articles with bibliographies and incorporates the insights and interests of a new generation of classical scholars. There is substantial coverage of women in the ancient world, sexuality, Asia and the Far East, Jews, and early Christians. Thematic articles reflect the current emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches to classical studies.
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This Oxford Companion to the ancient classical world is aimed at the general reader interested in learning more about the very bedrock of Western culture, covering such topics as history morals, mythology, medicine and social life.
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This resource offers biographical entries on nearly 500 individuals from ancient Greece and Rome, including writers thinkers, artists, scientists, statesmen, kings, queens, and other historical figures. Mythological figures are excluded.