Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z
|Series title:||The Ancient World from a to Z Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $140.00|
| Book Description: |
The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They could be sacred, sacrificed, liminal, workers, or intruders from the wild. Beyond the city domesticated animals were herded and bred for profit and wild animals were hunted for pleasure and gain alike. Specialists like Aristotle, Aelian, Pliny and Seneca studied their anatomy...