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  1. Food in the Ancient World from A to Z

    By Andrew Dalby

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    Sensual yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all. This exciting new work by a leading authority explores food and related concepts in the Greek and Roman worlds. In entries ranging from a few lines to a couple of pages, Andrew Dalby describes individual foodstuffs (such...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z

    By Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr.

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They could be sacred, sacrificed, liminal, workers, or intruders from the wild. Beyond the...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Greek and Roman Dress from A to Z

    By Liza Cleland, Glenys Davies, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    Who dressed as a woman in an attempt to commit adultery with Julius Caesar?s wife? How did the ancient Greeks make blusher from seaweed? Just how does one wear a toga? If, as many claim, the importance of clothes lies in their detail, then this a book that no sartorially savvy Classicist...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z

    By W. Geoffrey Arnott

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z gathers together the ancient information available, listing all the names that ancient Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as many of them as possible in the light of modern ornithological studies....

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sex in the Ancient World from A to Z

    Edited by John Younger

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    In this fascinating and revealing A-to-Z, John G. Younger examines the sexual practices, expressions and attitudes of the Greeks and Romans, from Catullus and Caligula, to orgies and obscenity, and from abstinence and incest, to pederasty and prostitution.The book opens with an overview of current...

    Published June 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sport in the Ancient World from A to Z

    By Mark Golden

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    Sport in the Ancient World from A to Z covers an extraordinarily wide range of Greek and Roman sporting activities. Arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary format, this volume includes more than 700 entries discussing ancient athletes, festivals, important sites, equipment and concepts. The approach...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

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