Wondrous Animals in Classical Antiquity

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This is the first attempt to consider the concept of the wondrous in relation to the animal world in classical antiquity, the ways in which this is manifest in ancient thought and society and the effects of aspects of this tradition on subsequent ages, including the New World and later Antipodean discoveries.. In addition, it aims to present an overview of the subject comprehensible to both specialists and non-specialists in the classical field.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life
EditorsGordon Lindsay Campbell
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print) 9780199589425
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2014


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