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The Mediterranean in the ancient world

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • History, Ancient,
    • Mediterranean Region -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Holland Rose ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD972.A2 R6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6289947M
      LC Control Number33013733
      OCLC/WorldCa1293362

      Seaborne brigands were greatly feared in the ancient world. Pirates not only preyed on merchant ships and fishing craft in the Mediterranean but also wreaked havoc on coastal townstaking men, women, and children to ransom or sell as slaves; raiding treasures; and exacting tribute from fearful town leaders. Responding to the threat of piracy, the Greeks .   For almost 30 centuries—from its unification around B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C.—ancient Egypt was the preeminent civilization in the Mediterranean world. The best books on Religious and Social History in the Ancient World recommended by Robin Lane Fox. Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period.


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