New to this edition
Readership: Teachers and students of Classics and those taking Classical modules as part of a History or
Literature degree, as well as those interested in classical literature in general.
Edited by M. C. Howatson, St Anne's College, Oxford
Margaret Howatson was for many years Fellow and Tutor in Classics at St Anne's College, Oxford. She is now retired.
Review(s) from previous edition"'useful and enjoyable... a miniature encyclopedia of the Graeco-Roman world - Listener
"'a standard reference book for the forseeable future'" - Contemporary Review
"'a volume for all seasons... indispensable'" - Times Educational Supplement
"'will be the vade mecum of schoolchildren and undergraduates for generations to come'" - Sunday Telegraph
"'A necessity for any seriously literary household.'" - History Today