The Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome

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Edward Bispham, Thomas J. Harrison, Brian A. Sparkes
Edinburgh University Press, 2006 - History - 604 pages
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The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance in drawing together the perspectives and methods of different disciplines, from philosophy to history, from poetry to archaeology, from art history to numismatics, and many more.Key features*written by experts in the field*contains basic and essential information clearly and concisely presented*gives an up-to-date overview of the classical world *guides readers to sources of current reference and further reading material*over 100 illustrations, maps and plans

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Edward Bispham is Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at the Brasenose College, Oxford Thomas Harrison is Professor of Classics and Ancient History, at the University of Liverpool Brian Sparkes is Emeritus Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Southampton

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