Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z by W. Geoffrey Arnott

By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the historical global from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional details to be had, directory the entire names that historical Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as lots of them as attainable within the mild of contemporary ornithological experiences.

The historic Greek fowl names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients acknowledged approximately birds is gifted in English. This e-book is therefore the 1st whole dialogue of historic poultry names that may be obtainable to readers with out historical Greek.

The basically large-scale exam of historical birds for seventy years, the publication has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and partially ornithological) to inspire extra research, and offers scholars and ornithologists with the definitive learn of historic birds.

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