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Lost cities and vanished civilizations

Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chilton Co., Book Division, [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The author has chosen the ancient cities of Pompeii, Troy, Angkor, Knossos, Babylon and Chichén Itzá, tells what they were like in ancient times, and recounts the stories of the discoverers and scientists of modern times who unearthed them.
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Genre/Form: History
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silverberg, Robert.
Lost cities and vanished civilizations.
Philadelphia, Chilton Co., Book Division [1962]
(OCoLC)600516432
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg
OCLC Number: 1001041
Description: ix, 177 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Pompeii --
Homer's Troy --
Knossos of Crete --
Babylon --
Chichén Itzá of the Mayas --
Angkor, city in the jungle.
Responsibility: by Robert Silverberg.

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The author has chosen the ancient cities of Pompeii, Troy, Angkor, Knossos, Babylon and Chichén Itzá, tells what they were like in ancient times, and recounts the stories of the discoverers and scientists of modern times who unearthed them.

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