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Lost cities and vanished civilizations

Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1963, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bantam pathfinder editionView 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg
OCLC Number: 3734157
Description: vi, 150 pages ; 18 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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