Provides more than two thousand entries covering the people, places, concepts, and events of world history.Aphrodite Ancient Greek goddess of love, identified later with the Roman goddess Venus. ... and oracles were places or individuals where or through whom the gods could be consulted and answers provided, on both important and private matters. ... armies and for contact between the city of Rome and the southern Roman Republic and, later, the Roman Empire. ... Aqueduct Ancient Roman engineering and development of the rounded arch enabled the Romans to build bridgesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Greenwood Dictionary of World History|
|Author||:||John J. Butt|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2006-01|