Title: Sites of Antiquity: From Ancient Egypt to ...
Publisher: Blue Guides Limited of London
Book Condition: New
A guide for armchair travel. From the Egypt of the Pharaohs through the nascent democracies of the Greek islands and city states to the fall of Imperial Rome, the evolution of the Classical World is traced through 50 of its greatest sites, offering insight into their purpose, historical context and creators. Full-colour illustrations throughout. Series: Blue Guides. Num Pages: 248 pages, Full-colour illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 1QDA; WTHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 262 x 223 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1198. . 2009. 0th Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781905131310
A lavishly illustrated tour of the preeminent Mediterranean archeological areas.Armchair travelers and history buffs alike will thrill to the beautiful illustrations, floor plans, and maps that complement Sites of Antiquity as it traces the evolution of the Classical world through fifty of its greatest sites. From the Egypt of the pharaohs through the democracies of Greece to the fall of Imperial Rome, this handsome volume reflects the perennial Blue Guides? strengths in erudition and research.
About the Author:
A member of the Blue Guides editorial board, Charles Freeman is the author of numerous books, including AD 381 and The Closing of the Western Mind. He lives in Suffolk, England.
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