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Author McKeown, J. C.
Title A cabinet of Greek curiosities [electronic resource] : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization / J.C. McKeown.
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  DF78 .M35 2013eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Food and drink -- Children and education -- Women -- Sex -- Animals -- Athens -- Sparta -- Alexander the Great -- Greeks at sea -- Greeks and barbarians -- Athletics -- Homer -- Drama -- Spectators and critics -- Books and papyri -- Philosophers -- Mathematics -- Science and technology -- Art -- Tourists and tourist attractions -- Religion, superstition, and magic -- Prophecy -- Words and expressions -- The soros.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Greece -- Social life and customs.
Greece -- Civilization.
Related To Print version: McKeown, J. C. A cabinet of Greek curiosities. . 9780199982103 0199982104 (DLC) 2012036875
ISBN 0199982112 (electronic bk.)
9780199982110 (electronic bk.)
9780199982103 (alk. paper)
0199982104 (alk. paper)