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From an antique land : ancient and modern in the Middle East

Author: Julian Huxley
Publisher: London : M. Parrish, 1954.
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Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975.
From an antique land.
London, M. Parrish [1954]
(OCoLC)583028698
Online version:
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975.
From an antique land.
London, M. Parrish [1954]
(OCoLC)607887471
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Huxley
OCLC Number: 2356414
Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The land --
Byblos: doorway of many pasts --
Baalbek and the proliferation of divinity --
Lebanon: Phoenician land --
Turkey: past and present --
Modern Jordan and ancient Persia --
Damascus, port of the desert --
Palmyra, the caravan empire --
North Syria and its dead cities --
Baghdad and the twin rivers --
The birth of civilization --
Persia and its blue mosques --
On the banks of the Nile --
Pyramids --
The Egyptian past --
Knossos and the Minoan civilization --
And last --
Both sides of the Jordan rift.
Responsibility: Julian Huxley ; with 66 photographs by the author.

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