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By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the historical international from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional details to be had, directory the entire names that historic Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as lots of them as attainable within the gentle of recent ornithological stories.

The old Greek chicken names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients stated approximately birds is gifted in English. This e-book is for that reason the 1st whole dialogue of historic poultry names that might be available to readers with out historic Greek.

The in basic terms large-scale exam of historic birds for seventy years, the booklet has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and partially ornithological) to motivate additional learn, and gives scholars and ornithologists with the definitive learn of historic birds.

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