January 1997; published online January 2003.
Book. Subjects: customs and traditions. 550 pages.129091 words.
Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole. Written by a leading scholar of...
January 2011; published online January 2011.
Book. Subjects: classical literature. 3067 pages.496785 words.
‘a volume for all seasons... indispensable’—Times Educational Supplement
The third edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature is the complete...
January 2012; published online January 2012.
Book. Subjects: archaeology. 635 pages.1147130 words.
Over 750 entries
Since its publication in 1996, the Oxford Companion to Archaeology has firmly established itself as the standard reference work in the field of archaeology,...
January 2000; published online January 2002.
Book. Subjects: customs and traditions. 373 pages.121990 words.
This collection of fascinating, mysterious, and revealing tales captures the immense sweep and diversity of African mythology. The stories touch on virtually every aspect of belief: gods...
January 2012; published online January 2013.
Book. Subjects: cookery, food, and drink. 1269 pages.1380327 words.
Over 1400 entries
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and social...