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By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the historic global from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional info on hand, directory the entire names that historical Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as a lot of them as attainable within the mild of recent ornithological experiences.

The historical Greek poultry names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients acknowledged approximately birds is gifted in English. This ebook is hence the 1st entire dialogue of old fowl names that would be available to readers with no historic Greek.

The purely large-scale exam of old birds for seventy years, the publication has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and in part ornithological) to inspire additional examine, and gives scholars and ornithologists with the definitive learn of historic birds.

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