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.
Read Online or Download Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z PDF
Similar Animals books
Marley cannot stay up for his first journey to the ballpark. he's able to cheer for the house group. yet is the house staff prepared for Marley?
Deep within the center of the town. . . omit Nancy observed someone run off along with her binoculars. . . the place did the thief cross? and should she get her binoculars again? This seems like a case for the High-Rise deepest Eyes--Case #002, to be unique, The Case of the hiking CatBecause no secret is just too mysterious, no puzzle to perplexing, no crime too felony, no hassle too troubling for ace detectives and extremely most sensible buddies Bunny Brown and Jack Jones.
The large Crocodile is a horrid grasping grumptious brute who likes to guzzle up little girls and boys. however the different animals have had sufficient of his crafty tips, so that they scheme to get the higher of this foul fiend, as soon as and for all!
A compelling and progressive paintings that demands the speedy extension of our human rights to the nice apes. the good Ape undertaking appears ahead to a brand new degree within the improvement of the neighborhood of equals, wherein the good apes-chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans-will truly obtain a few of the comparable protections and rights which are already accorded to people.
Extra resources for Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z