The Classical Tradition volumes of Brill s New Pauly: Encyclopedia of the Ancient World form a specific part within the Encyclopedia as a whole. The longer entries that deal with the reception of the classical world in later centuries contain a wealth of information. This Index volume is specifically designed to make this information even more accessible. It contains a thematic guide to the entries but also provide extensive indices of Personal Names, Place Names and Subjects discussed within the texts, making the it an indispensable tool for the optimal use of this unique series.
In eleven comprehensive essays and in over 500 encyclopedic entries, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture of an era marked by the rise of two world religions, unprecedented political upheavals that remade the map of the known world, and the creation of art of enduring glory. By extending the commonly accepted chronological and territorial boundaries of the period--to encompass Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic cultures, from the middle of the third century to the end of the eighth--this guide makes new connections and permits revealing comparisons
For almost half a century The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been regarded as the unrivalled one-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. As an authoritative reference to all there is to know about the ancients, the third edition of the Dictionary, published in 1996, has firmly maintained that position, taking into account the huge expansion in the scholarship and scope of classical studies.