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Search or browse across 13 subject encyclopedias and dictionaries with over 30,000 entries. References are linked via Get VText.
Search or browse across nine subject encyclopedias and dictionaries, including more than 14,000 entries. References are linked via Get VText.
Search or browse over 2500 entries on almost one thousand years, from the first Olympic Games in 776 BC to the death of Marcus Aurelius in AD 180, this accessible and wide-ranging reference work draws on the groundbreaking Oxford Classical Dictionary to present more than 2,500 entries on the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. The dictionary covers key aspects of ancient Greek and Roman life and literature, such as science, social structure, philosophy, and religion, and contains comprehensive articles on central figures, both real and mythological, from Achilles to Zeno. References are linked via Get VText.