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By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the historic international from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional details to be had, directory all of the names that historic 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 contemporary ornithological reviews.

The old Greek poultry names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients acknowledged approximately birds is gifted in English. This publication is for that reason the 1st whole dialogue of historical chicken names that might be available to readers with no historical Greek.

The merely large-scale exam of historical birds for seventy years, the booklet has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and in part ornithological) to inspire extra research, and gives scholars and ornithologists with the definitive learn of old birds.

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