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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature Hardcover – Aug 11 2011

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  • Hardcover: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Third Edition edition (Aug. 11 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199548544
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199548545
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 3.8 x 15.2 cm
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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.

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HASH(0xa20ec744) out of 5 stars Concise and Authoritative Aug. 9 2014
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Concise, authoritative resource for students of classical literature, or simply for browsing by trivi-idiots such as myself.