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The Oxford classical dictionary

Author: Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Past masters (InteLex Corporation)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
For almost half a century The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivalled one-volume reference work on the Graeco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law, mythology or science, intimate details of daily life or broad cultural and historical trends, the OCD is the first place to turn for clear, authoritative information on all aspects of the ancient world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford classical dictionary.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth
ISBN: 019866172X 9780198661726 0192687670 9780192687678
OCLC Number: 34284310
Description: liv, 1640 pages ; 26 cm.
Details: System requirements: Pentium class PC, 32 MB RAM, 100 MB free hard disk space, Windows 95,98, or NT, SVGA monitor, 12-speed CD-ROM drive (recommended) or DVD-ROM drive.
Series Title: Past masters (InteLex Corporation)
Responsibility: edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.


This third edition of the "Oxford Classical Dictionary" provides 6200 entries which take into account the huge expansion in the scholarship and scope of classical studies. It has been fully revised  Read more...
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