Review Review from previous edition: useful and enjoyable... a miniature encyclopedia of the Graeco-Roman world --Listener a standard reference book for the forseeable future --Contemporary Review a volume for all seasons... indispensable --Times Educational Supplement will be the vade mecum of schoolchildren and undergraduates for generations to come --Sunday Telegraph A necessity for any seriously literary household. --History Today Read more About the Author M.C. Howatson, St. Anne's College, Oxford Margaret Howatson was for many years Fellow and Tutor in Classics at St Anne's College, Oxford. She is now retired. Read more