Casson, Lionel Travel in the Ancient World

ISBN 13: 9780049130173

Travel in the Ancient World

9780049130173: Travel in the Ancient World

The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth and sixth centuries. Rich in anecdote and colorful detail, it now returns to print in paperback with a new preface by the author.

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A masterful summary of a fascinating subject.

( London Sunday Times)

A most delightful book, written by a scholar who couples a fine sense of interesting, pragmatic problems with an impressive command of scattered evidence.

( Bibliotheca Orientalis)

About the Author:

Lionel Casson is professor emeritus of classics at New York University. His books include Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World .

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Casson, Lionel
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (1974)
ISBN 10: 004913017X ISBN 13: 9780049130173
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Advance Review Copy. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX004913017X

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