Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World
This four-volume encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of aspects of daily life and culture throughout the ancient world from prehistory to the fall of the Roman Empire. Each article explores a specific topic (such as astronomy, calendars and clocks, festivals, or weapons and armor) across the entire world in ancient time. Each topic is examined as it occurred in ancient Africa, Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, Rome, Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas. This approach makes it easy to compare similarities, differences, and influences worldwide.