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Plants and Plant Lore in Ancient Greece

By: John Raven

106 pages, 31 col and 5 b/w illus

Oxbow Books

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #107821 | ISBN: 0904920402
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About this book

Compilation of Raven's four Gray Lectures presented to the University of Cambridge in 1976 and another he gave in Oxford in 1971, displaying his sprightly scholarship and lifetime's intimacy with Greek plants. His themes are discussed and expanded in the light of recent research by distinguished and botanical and classical scholars such as Dr. William Stern and Professors Nicholas Jardine and Peter Warren.

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