Review from previous edition: "useful and enjoyable... a miniature encyclopedia of the Graeco-Roman world" --Listener
"a standard reference book for the forseeable future" --Contemporary Review
"a volume for all seasons... indispensable" --Times Educational Supplement
"will be the vade mecum of schoolchildren and undergraduates for generations to come" --Sunday Telegraph
"A necessity for any seriously literary household." --History Today
About the Author
Margaret Howatson was for many years Fellow and Tutor in Classics at St Anne's College, Oxford. She is now retired.