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The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times, Adrienne Mayor

Label
The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times
Title
The first fossil hunters
Title remainder
paleontology in Greek and Roman times
Statement of responsibility
Adrienne Mayor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. This title shows that many of the giants and monsters of myth did have a basis in fact
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayor, Adrienne
Dewey number
560/.938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE705.G8
LC item number
M39 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paleontology
  • Paleontology
  • Science, Ancient
  • Paleontology
  • Paleontology
  • Science, Ancient
  • Greece
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Osteoarcheologie
  • Mythen
  • Klassieke oudheid
  • Het fantastische
  • Paläontologie
  • Fossil
  • Sammler
  • Römisches Reich
  • Griechenland
  • Paleontología
  • Paleontología
  • Ciencia antígua
  • Paleontology
  • Paleontology
  • Science, ancient
  • Paleontology
  • Paleontology
Label
The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times, Adrienne Mayor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gold-guarding griffin: a paleontological legend -- Earthquakes and elephants: prehistoric remains in Mediterranean lands -- Ancient discoveries of giant bones -- Artistic and archaeological evidence for fossil discoveries -- Mythology, natural philosophy, and fossils -- Centaur bones: paleontological fictions
Control code
ocm42061108
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 361 pages
Isbn
9780691089775
Lccn
99043073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780691089775
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42061108
  • (OCoLC)42061108
Label
The first fossil hunters : paleontology in Greek and Roman times, Adrienne Mayor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gold-guarding griffin: a paleontological legend -- Earthquakes and elephants: prehistoric remains in Mediterranean lands -- Ancient discoveries of giant bones -- Artistic and archaeological evidence for fossil discoveries -- Mythology, natural philosophy, and fossils -- Centaur bones: paleontological fictions
Control code
ocm42061108
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 361 pages
Isbn
9780691089775
Lccn
99043073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780691089775
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42061108
  • (OCoLC)42061108

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