First published in 1842, this extensive reference work was edited and written in large part by the eminent lexicographer and classicist Sir William Smith (1813–93). Knighted in 1892, Smith was one of the major figures responsible for the revival of classical teaching and scholarship in Britain. He also made contributions to biblical study, editing a series of reference works on the subject. His three-volume Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology is also reissued in six parts in the Cambridge Library Collection. The present work is a massive achievement, running to well over a million words and copiously illustrated throughout with line drawings. It proved enduringly popular and was frequently reprinted throughout the nineteenth century. It is reissued now in two parts. The first part contains entries from abacus to lodix (a small shaggy blanket). The second part contains entries from logistai (Athenian officials) to zona (a girdle).
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- Date Published: March 2013
- format: Multiple copy pack
- isbn: 9781108060790
- length: 1144 pages
- dimensions: 230 x 155 x 65 mm
- weight: 1.17kg
- contains: 100 b/w illus.
- availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
Table of Contents
Part 1: Preface
Abacus-lodix. Part 2: Logistai-zona
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