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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

by John Roberts

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages872
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Open LibraryOL7383208M
ISBN 100192801457
ISBN 109780192801456

For almost half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law, mythology or science, intimate details of daily life or broad cultural and historical trends, the OCD is the first place to turn for clear, authoritative information on ancient culture.   The Word Detective is my story of how a naive Eng Lit student with an inherent distrust of old-style academia landed an editorial job on the Oxford English Dictionary back .

As the world’s most authoritative dictionary of Classical Latin, this monumental, two-volume Oxford Latin Dictionary offers unsurpassed coverage of the language of Rome from its beginnings until AD More than half a century in the making and originally published in a series of fascicles from , this magisterial reference work was finally published in a single-volume format in The Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary by The late James Morwood, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion (Oxford Paperback Reference) Published by Oxford University Press () ISBN ISBN Grade 9 Up–This invaluable guide is an expert abridgment of the acclaimed Oxford Classical Dictionary (3rd ed., ).

This version, more readable in style and font, retains the core information and fascination of the parent volume at half its bulk. For almost half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world.

Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law, mythology or science, intimate details of daily life or broad cultural and historical trends, the OCD is the first place to turn for clear, authoritative information on ancient culture.5/5(1).

For almost half a century, The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been regarded as the unrivalled one-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world.

It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. For almost half a century The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivalled one-volume reference work on the Graeco-Roman world.

Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law, mythology or science, intimate details of daily life or broad cultural and historical trends, the OCD is the first place to turn for clear, authoritative information on all aspects of the.

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