The Resource A cabinet of Greek curiosities : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization, J.C. McKeown

A cabinet of Greek curiosities : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization, J.C. McKeown

Label
A cabinet of Greek curiosities : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization
Title
A cabinet of Greek curiosities
Title remainder
strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization
Statement of responsibility
J.C. McKeown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is an uproarious miscellany of odd stories and facts, culled from a life-time of teaching ancient Greek civilization. In some ways, the book demonstrates how much the Greeks were like us -- Inside cover jacket
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175381
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKeown, J. C
Dewey number
938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greece
  • Greece
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization
Label
A cabinet of Greek curiosities : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization, J.C. McKeown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Food and drink -- Children and education -- Women -- Sex -- Animals -- Athens -- Sparta -- Alexander the Great -- Greeks at sea -- Greeks and barbarians -- Athletics -- Homer -- Drama -- Spectators and critics -- Books and papyri -- Philosophers -- Mathematics -- Science and technology -- Art -- Tourists and tourist attractions -- Religion, superstition, and magic -- Prophecy -- Words and expressions -- The soros
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 286 pages
Isbn
9780199982103
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012036875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022471620
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a805584
  • (OCoLC)809989047
Label
A cabinet of Greek curiosities : strange tales and surprising facts from the cradle of western civilization, J.C. McKeown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Food and drink -- Children and education -- Women -- Sex -- Animals -- Athens -- Sparta -- Alexander the Great -- Greeks at sea -- Greeks and barbarians -- Athletics -- Homer -- Drama -- Spectators and critics -- Books and papyri -- Philosophers -- Mathematics -- Science and technology -- Art -- Tourists and tourist attractions -- Religion, superstition, and magic -- Prophecy -- Words and expressions -- The soros
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xv, 286 pages
Isbn
9780199982103
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012036875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022471620
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a805584
  • (OCoLC)809989047

Library Locations

  • Broadbeach LibraryBorrow it
    61 Sunshine Boulevard, Mermaid Waters, QLD, 4218, AU
    -28.035507 153.424153
  • Burleigh Heads LibraryBorrow it
    Park Avenue, Burleigh Heads, QLD, 4220, AU
    -28.090304 153.452264
  • Burleigh Waters LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Christine Avenue and Galeen Drive, Burleigh Waters, QLD, 4220, AU
    -28.081169 153.432148
  • Coolangatta LibraryBorrow it
    Level 1, The Strand, Corner Marine Parade and Dutton Street, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225, AU
    -28.166856 153.537057
  • Elanora LibraryBorrow it
    The Pines Shopping Centre, Guineas Creek Road, Elanora, QLD, 4221, AU
    -28.135667 153.469567
  • Helensvale LibraryBorrow it
    Helensvale Plaza, Corner Lindfield Road and Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale, QLD, 4212, AU
    -27.922595 153.3341
  • Local Studies LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport, QLD, 4215, AU
    -27.970549 153.412387
  • Mobile LibraryBorrow it
    Gold Coast, QLD, AU
  • Nerang LibraryBorrow it
    Corner White and Price Streets, Nerang, QLD, 4211, AU
    -27.991463 153.335174
  • Palm Beach Community Lounge and LibraryBorrow it
    Eleventh Avenue, Palm Beach, QLD, 4221, AU
    -28.117206 153.467597
  • Robina LibraryBorrow it
    196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, QLD, 4226, AU
    -28.076691 153.38214
  • Runaway Bay LibraryBorrow it
    Lae Drive, Runaway Bay, QLD, 4216, AU
    -27.91145 153.399086
  • Southport LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport, QLD, 4215, AU
    -27.970549 153.412387
  • Upper Coomera LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Reserve and Abraham Roads, Upper Coomera, QLD, 4209, AU
    -27.869062 153.304254
Processing Feedback ...