Authoritative scholarly classics dictionary whose articles cover people, places and events in all facets of the classical world in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The digital version is dynamic, with new and continuously updated articles. Includes additional content such as Maps of the Ancient World, images, and links to related websites. Includes a key to Abbreviations used in the OCD, now standard in the field of Classics.
The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world. Our board of experienced and internationally diverse editors has collected over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. Entries extend to all Mediterranean civilizations, including the Near East and Egypt, and represent an unprecedented level of coverage of the ancient world. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History provides clear and concise definitions and explanations of the key people, places, and events that shaped the ancient world, and is extensively illustrated with hundreds of photographs, figures, and maps.