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|Title:||The Oxford Classical Dictionary|
|Author:||Eidinow, Esther & Hornblower, Simon & Spawforth, Antony|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
An essential addition to any Classical-themed library.
Another titan of a book from OUP this 1600 large page, fine print volume covers everything of the Greek and Roman world. This updated and extended edition (around 75 additions) gives concise entries which range from a short paragraph on Hilaria (a Roman festival held on the 25th of March) to a whopping ten pages on Music. Each entry indicates the author (from a stellar cast of top scholars), words which have their own dedicated entry are indicated with an asterisk and many entries indicate further reading. A perfect addition to any history enthusiasts library, the only concern is will your bookshelf take the strain?
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Cartwright, M. (2013, February 07). The Oxford Classical Dictionary. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/review/26/the-oxford-classical-dictionary/
Cartwright, Mark. "The Oxford Classical Dictionary." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 07, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/review/26/the-oxford-classical-dictionary/.
Cartwright, Mark. "The Oxford Classical Dictionary." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Feb 2013. Web. 29 Nov 2023.