The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th edition

The Oxford classical dictionary.
Fourth edition / general editors, Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth ; assistant editor, Esther Eidinow.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Art History/Classics     DE5 .O9 2012, 308D Reference
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  • Entries new to the fourth edition include Presocratic philosophy, Jewish art, Carian language, emotions, gender, personification, and theatricality.

  • Existing entries have been thoroughly revised and updated, among them Archimedes, conversion, Lucian, Aristotle, and translation.
  • Numerous new entries such as Andania, Latin anthologies, Jewish art, sacred and cultic books, emotions, gender, Hellenistic philosophy, literary theory and the classics, etc.
  • Two new focus areas have been added to this edition: reception (including dance reception, film, and opera) and anthropology (such as ancient perception of colour, kinship, and materiality).