New PDF release: Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z

By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the old global from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional info 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 historical Greek chicken names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients acknowledged approximately birds is gifted in English. This ebook is for that reason the 1st entire dialogue of historic chicken names that might be available to readers with no historic Greek.

The basically large-scale exam of old birds for seventy years, the ebook has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and partially ornithological) to motivate additional examine, and offers scholars and ornithologists with the definitive research of historical birds.

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