Oxford Classical Dictionary

The new Oxford Classical Dictionary (OCD) incorporates intuitive search options that offer easier navigation; new and continuously updated articles that enable researchers to ensure their scholarship is current; reliable perspectives from an ever-growing, international team of contributors; and multimedia content – including interactive maps, audio, and images – that take full advantage of the OCD’s digital form to vividly depict the ancient world.

In print since 1949, the Oxford Classical Dictionary (OCD) has grown from almost 160 to 6,500 entries on a wide range of topics, and is a single-source reference for the study of the Greco-Roman world. The full collection from the 4th Edition are now available online. Oxford Classical Dictionary seeks to map the entire field through the areas outlined below. Over the life of the project, this list will expand as new articles are continuously added and commissioned.

  • Ancient Economy
  • Ancient Geography
  • Christianity
  • Gender Studies
  • Greek History and Historiography
  • Greek Law
  • Greek Literature
  • Greek Material Culture: Bronze Age
  • Greek Material Culture: Classical and Hellenistic
  • Greek Myth and Religion
  • Jewish Studies
  • Late Antiquity
  • Latin Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Near East
  • Philosophy
  • Reception
  • Roman History and Historiography
  • Roman Law
  • Roman Material Culture
  • Roman Myth and Religion
  • Science and Technology

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