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What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?: And Other Cultural Lists -- Fully Described
What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?: And Other Cultural Lists -- Fully Described
 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 1999
Pages: 404
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1840040068

Product Code: 756792576

Description
 
Peter D’Epiro (au); Mary Desmond Pinkowish (au). As phrases they are very familiar -- the 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse, the 7 ages of man, the 12 labors of Hercules -- but how easy is it to name the horsemen or recite the ages? Here are 76 lists -- all of them significant in some way -- & accompanying essays identify & explain every item & discuss each list in its larger historical & cultural context. Drawn from the classical world, the Bible & religion, history, lit., science & music, the lists are arranged by no. from the 3 sons of Adam & Eve to the 24 letters of the ancient Greek alphabet, & include well-known grps. -- 3 musketeers, 10 command., 6 wives of Henry VIII -- along with  subjects such as the 5 Civilized Tribes, the unoff. Homeric titles of the 18 chap. of Joyce’s “Ulysses” & the 6 flavors of quarks. Ill.

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