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By W. Geoffrey Arnott

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

The old Greek poultry names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients stated approximately birds is gifted in English. This booklet is as a result the 1st entire dialogue of historic chook names that may be available to readers with out historic Greek.

The merely large-scale exam of old birds for seventy years, the booklet has an exhaustive bibliography (partly classical scholarship and partially ornithological) to motivate extra examine, and offers scholars and ornithologists with the definitive examine of historical birds.

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