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3. Giant planets

3. Giant planets  

David A. Rothery

in Planets: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777622
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573509.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199573509
‘Giant planets’ looks at Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, the planets that dominate the Solar System in terms of their size. How do you measure the size of a planet, and how do you ... More
4. Metamorphoses of mythology

4. Metamorphoses of mythology  

Helen Morales

in Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.003.0005
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chapter
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9780192804761
The word ‘myth’ derives from the Greek word muthos which means something akin to ‘story’, in contrast to logo which means ‘truthful account’. ‘Metamorphoses of mythology’ explains how these ... More
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction  

Helen Morales

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192804761
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction explores the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths and examines how classical myths are used and understood ... More
8. Doomed to die: Alexander in Babylon

8. Doomed to die: Alexander in Babylon  

Hugh Bowden

in Alexander the Great: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Published Online: 
Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780028
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706151.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198706151
‘Doomed to Die: Alexander in Babylon’ looks at the final chapter in Alexander's life, which was set in Babylon. When Alexander entered Babylon after his victory at Gaugamela, he was ... More
1. What is geology?

1. What is geology?  

Jan Zalasiewicz

in Geology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191842771
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198804451.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198804451
Geology is a little like having the world’s biggest and best time machine at one’s disposal. The field of enquiry is the whole Earth, its 4.54-billion-year history, and everything that has ... More
2. Contexts, then and now

2. Contexts, then and now  

Helen Morales

in Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804761
Greek mythology was an essential part of an elite Roman's education. There is no single work that told all the myths. Mythographers wrote handbooks of myths to retell the stories. This ... More

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