The Treasures Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2016-03-30 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199950966
ISBN 13 : 0199950962

War, the most profitable economic activity in the ancient world, transferred wealth from the vanquished to the victor. Invasions, sieges, massacres, annexations, and mass deportati..

Into The Land Of Bones

Pub Date : 2005-07-11 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520245532
ISBN 13 : 0520245539

The historical, archaeological, and numismatic legacy of Alexander the Great is followed back and forth between ancient Bactria and modern Afghanistan in a detailed narrative that ..

Lost World Of The Golden King

Pub Date : 2012-10-18 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520953741
ISBN 13 : 0520953746

Drawing on ancient historical writings, the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unear..

La Route De La Soie

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Jacqueline Dauxois | Publisher : Editions du Rocher

ISBN 10 : 2268064999
ISBN 13 : 9782268064994

Dans les forêts du Royaume du Milieu se cache le secret de la soie, le Bombyx Mori, chenille gourmande, ignorante des querelles, conquêtes et massacres qui seront commis pour le ..