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Centaurs

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Second edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780198706779
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191778483
Centaurs

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a tribe of ‘beasts’ (Il. 1. 268, 2. 743), human above and horse below; the wild and dangerous counterpart

Reference Entry.  572 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical History

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