Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th ed. [Oxford Reference]

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OCD
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Full text version of The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th ed. Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Over 6,700 entries

Unrivalled in scope for over sixty years, this established reference work has been thoroughly updated for this edition to reflect modern scholarship. Written by distinguished scholars from around the world, it covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology.

As well as providing factual information, the Dictionary contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, gender, and ecology. Anthropology and reception have been added as new subject areas, covering topics such as creolization and kinship, as well as dance reception and translation.

The most authoritative and accessible dictionary of its kind, this is an essential reference for both scholars and non-specialists with an interest in the classical era.

 

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