Essays and Studies Presented to William Ridgeway
- Publication date:March 2012
- Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
- Weight: 1kg
- Not yet published - available from May 2013
Sir William Ridgeway (1858–1926) was a prominent classical scholar, archaeologist and anthropologist who was appointed to the Disney Chair for Archaeology in 1892. Originally published in 1913, this volume was created in honour of his sixtieth birthday. It provides essays and studies by various contributors covering three broad areas: classics and ancient archaeology; medieval literature and history; anthropology and comparative religion. Abundant illustrations are also contained within the text. This is a wide-ranging book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in the numerous topics covered.