The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 6

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Student of Christ Church and Professor of History D M Lewis, Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art and Fellow John Boardman, Cyril John Gadd, John Boardman, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond, Simon Hornblower, D. M. Lewis, M. Ostwald, Frank William Walbank, A. E. Astin, John Anthony Crook, Andrew William Lintott, Alan K. Bowman, Elizabeth Rawson, Edward Champlin, Peter Gamsey, Dominic Rathbone, Averil Cameron, Cambridge University Press, Bryan Ward-Perkins, Michael Whitby
Cambridge University Press, 1970 - 1077 pages
Over the past half century The Cambridge Ancient History has established itself as a definitive work of reference. The original edition was published in twelve text volumes between 1924 and 1939. Publication of the new edition began in 1970. Every volume of the old edition has been totally re-thought and re-written with new text, maps, illustrations and bibliographies. Some volumes have had to be expanded into two or more parts and the series has been extended by two extra volumes (XIII and XIV) to cover events up to AD 600, bringing the total number of volumes in the set to fourteen. Existing plates to the volumes are available separately. *Profusely illustrated with maps, drawings and tables. *Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East from prehistoric times to AD 600 by an international cast of editors and contributors.

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Originally published in 1939, but a standard reference until the 1990's, this volume in the series wears well. However, it is eighty two years old by now, and reference to more recent work is ... Consulter l'avis complet

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A solid, framework for further reading in the field of mostly Mediterranean history. We have here political history from Theodosius II to Maurice, with a good emphasis on North Africa and the near ... Consulter l'avis complet

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