Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - History - 433 pages
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Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World, Revised Edition provides a comprehensive survey of the classical Greek world. More than 500 A-to-Z entries have been thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the most recent advances in scholarship. New additions include 65 black-and-white photographs, additional maps, a list of further readings to supplement all major entries, a revised bibliography and index, and many completely rewritten entries.
  

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Originally published in England, this encyclopedia covers ancient Greece for the 2000 years up to 146 B.C. A lively, readable text by Sacks, a book reviewer for the New York Times and frequent author ... Read full review

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one of the best and most reliable pieces of literature there is on ancient Greece

Contents

A
1
B
63
C
73
D
103
E
117
F
131
G
136
H
143
N
221
O
227
P
236
R
291
S
297
T
334
UW
359
X
370

I
166
J
174
K
177
L
187
M
197

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About the author (2009)

DAVID SACKS is author of the "Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World," His articles mainly on cultural topics have appeared in the "New York Times Book Review," the "Wall Street Journal," the "Ottawa Citizen, "and dozens of magazines. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

Lisa R. Brody is associate curator of ancient art at the Yale University Art Gallery.

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