Table of Contents

42. Latin Poetry other than Epic and Drama / Alison Sharrock.
43. The Novel / Jason Konig.
44. Letters / Michael Trapp.
45. Rhetoric / Alastair Blanshard.
46. Literary Criticism / Donald Russell.
47. Grammar and Linguistics / Philip Burton.
48. Philosophy / Catherine Osborne.
49. Greek Historiography / Thomas Harrison.
50. Roman Historiography / Edward Bispham.
51. Geography and Ethnography / Kai Brodersen.
52. Mythology / Eva Parisinou.
53. Christian Literature / Clifford Ando.
54. Science and Mathematics / T.E. Rihll.
55. Music / David Creese.
56. Medicine / Vivian Nutton.
57. Greek Legal Texts / Benet Salway.
58. Latin Legal Texts / Simon Corcoran.
59. Technical Writing / Alice Konig.
Part Four: Essential Information and Systems of Reference.
60. Politics / Edward Bispham.
61. Names and Naming Systems / Clive Cheesman.
62. Measures, Weights and Money / Brian A. Sparkes.
63. Writing Systems / J.H.W. Penney.
64. The Ancient Calendar / Thomas Harrison and Edward Bispham.
65. Metre / Armand D'Angour.
66. Time-charts / Brian A. Sparkes.
67. Maps / Brian A. Sparkes.
68. Glossary of Ancient and Modern Terms / Thomas Harrison.
69. Resources / Brian A. Sparkes.
70. Abbreviations / Thomas Harrison. Part One: Classics and the Classical World.
A. Classics in the Twenty-First Century.
1. The History of the Discipline / Christopher Stray.
2. History / Alastair Blanshard.
3. Archaeology / James Whitley.
4. Religion / Richard Gordon.
5. Economy / Lisa Bligh.
6. Gender / Mark Golden.
7. Philology and Linguistics / Philip Burton.
8. Literature / David Konstan.
9. Philosophy / Catherine Osborne.
10. Art History and Aesthetics / Zahra Newby.
11. Classical Legacies / Lorna Hardwick.
B. The Regions of the Ancient World.
12. The Ancient Near East / Tom Boiy.
13. Iron Age Europe / J.D. Hill and Jonathan Williams.
14. Regions of Antiquity / Nicholas Purcell C. Periods.
15. The 'Dark Age' of Greece / Irene S. Lemos.
16. Archaic and Classical Greece / Robin Osborne.
17. The Hellenistic World /Thomas Harrison.
18. The Roman Republic / Mark Pobjoy.
19. The Roman Empire / Olivier Hekster.
20. Late Antiquity / Richard Lim.
Part Two: Material Culture.
21. Landscape / Nicholas Purcell.
22. Marine Archaeology / Anthony Parker.
23. Sites and Features / Brian A. Sparkes.
24. Buildings and Architecture / Richard Tomlinson.
25. Coinage / Jonathan Williams and Andrew Meadows.
26. Sculpture / Peter Stewart.
27. Painting, Stucco and Mosaic / Roger Ling.
28. Pottery and Metalwork / Brian A. Sparkes.
29. Gems, Jewellery and Glass / Martin Henig.
30. Dress and Textiles / Karen E. Stears.
31. Arms and Armour / Jon Coulston.
32. Papyri / Brain McGing.
33. Manuscripts / Helen Dixon.
34. Inscriptions / Alison E. Cooley and Graham Oliver.
Part Three: Texts and Genres.
35. Greek Epic / Johannes Haubold.
36. Roman Epic / Bruce Gibson.
37. Greek Tragedy / Pantelis Michelakis.
38. Roman Tragedy / Roland Mayer.
39. Greek Comedy / Ian Ruffell.
40. Roman Comedy / Alison Sharrock.
41. Greek Lyric Verse: Melic, Elegiac and Iambic / Emily Greenwood. The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance.