Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. Antiquity
Hubert Cancik, Helmuth Schneider
Brill, 2002 - Classical dictionaries - 592 pages
This Index volume to Brill s New Pauly: Encyclopedia of the Ancient World relates to the Antiquity volumes (volumes 1 15) and apart from indices, it also provides new materials to aid the reader in the study of the Ancient World. The first part of the volume consists of systematic guides, arranged by theme, to the entries relating to subjects and to persons. A concordance of geographical names helps the reader find ancient places by looking up the modern equivalents. An index of the maps and illustrations and a list of all contributors to these volumes completes the indices. The second half of this volume contains entirely new matter. It presents various lists and tables detailing laws and law codes, treaties, papyri, ostraka and manuscripts; weight, volume and monetary systems; as well as chronologies and time calculation systems. Together these form an indispensible gateway to the more than 15,000 entries of this part of the Encyclopedia.
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