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By W. Geoffrey Arnott

Birds within the historic global from A to Z gathers jointly the traditional info to be had, directory the entire names that old Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as lots of them as attainable within the mild of contemporary ornithological reports.

The old Greek fowl names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients stated approximately birds is gifted in English. This e-book is therefore the 1st entire dialogue of old chook names that would be available to readers with no old Greek.

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

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