The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization - Edited by Simon Hornblower & Antony SpawforthOxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
2nd edition, 2nd printing, first published 1998. Contains: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables ; Black & white drawings; Maps ; List of abbreviations; 2-column text;
From the cover: “Including over 700 A-Z entries on all aspects of life in Ancient Greece and Rome, this new edition incorporates the numerous updates and revisions made to the latest edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary, from which this abridged Companion derives. A revised chronology, bibliography, and thematic listing of entries supplement the A — Z.
This volume contains more than 40 new or completely rewritten entries on Greek and Roman society and culture, including ancient perceptions of colour, gender, ghosts, masculinity, sacred laws, and theatricality, as well as new feature entries on topics such as emotions, madness, and ancient conceptions of the senses.
Written by a team of scholars and edited by renowned experts in the field, this Companion is essential to those seeking information about daily life in the Ancient World — students and the general reader alike.”