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Palmyra : an irreplaceable treasure

Author: Paul Veyne; Teresa Lavender Fagan
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published as: Palmyre: l'irremplaocable traesor.

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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Veyne, Paul
Palmyra : An Irreplaceable Treasure
Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Veyne; Teresa Lavender Fagan
ISBN: 9780226452937 022645293X
OCLC Number: 980875187
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published as: Palmyre: l'irremplaçable trésor.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Riches in the desert --
A monumental ancient city --
Being a capitalist back then --
Antiquity in antiquity --
Palmyra: a subject of the Caesars --
A Syrian tribe and a Hellenized city --
Saving the empire --
The Palmyrene saga --
A hybrid identity --
Dining with the gods --
Religion in Palmyra --
Palmyrene portraits.
Other Titles: Palmyre.
Responsibility: by Paul Veyne ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

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"An eloquent and learned farewell."--Marina Warner "Times Literary Supplement, Books of the Year " "Brings wonderful clarity to the most fundamental & complex problems of the ancient world."--History Read more...

 
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