The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion

The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion

Book - 2004
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The Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion offers a fully rounded and highly authoritative point of access to all aspects of ancient religious life and thought.Dr Simon Price and Dr Emily Kearns, area advisers for the third edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary, have come together to select, revise, edit, and in some cases wholly recast, a large number of key entries from OCD to create this handy, accessible reference work on mythology and religion inthe Graeco-Roman world. Bringing to the attention of a wider audience the authority and scholarly rigour of OCD, the Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion provides students, teachers, and general readers with an affordable comprehensive, and wide-ranging A-Z reference source.The Dictionary is unique in that in addition to Greek myths and Roman festivals it covers Greek and Roman religious places, monuments, religious personnel, divination, astrology, and magic, and also contains many entries on Judaism and Christianity in Greek and Roman times.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004
ISBN: 9780192802897
0192802895
Branch Call Number: 292.1303 OXF 2004
Characteristics: xl, 599 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Price, S. R. F.
Kearns, Emily
Alternative Title: Classical myth and religion

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