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.
Read or Download Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z PDF
Similar Animals books
This vintage consultant to the butterflies of england and northern Europe enters its 3rd version as a part of the authoritative Collins advisor sequence. This complete consultant to the butterflies of england and Europe positive aspects over four hundred species, depicting either female and male bugs. Species descriptions contain information on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight interval, edition, habitat, behaviour and existence cycle.
For the reason that its unique ebook in 1975, this groundbreaking paintings has woke up thousands of individuals to the lifestyles of "speciesism"—our systematic omit of nonhuman animals—inspiring a world circulate to remodel our attitudes to animals and put off the cruelty we inflict on them. In Animal Liberation, writer Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of latest "factory farms" and product-testing procedures—destroying the spurious justifications at the back of them, and providing choices to what has develop into a profound environmental and social in addition to ethical factor.
Here is a clean new Little Golden e-book variation of the vintage kid's singalong music, delivered to lifestyles via a well-liked illustrator!
Declines within the abundance of salmon within the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim (AYK) quarter of western Alaska within the overdue Nineteen Nineties and early 2000s created hardships for the folks and groups who depend upon this source. according to innovations from a 2004 nationwide Academies record, the AYK Sustainable Salmon Initiative (SSI) built a learn and recovery plan to aid comprehend the explanations for this decline and to assist help sustainable administration within the area.
Extra resources for Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z