In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World (Paperback)
  • In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World (Paperback)
zoom

In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World (Paperback)

(author), (translator)
£30.00
Paperback 824 Pages / Published: 28/12/2018
  • In stock
  • Free UK delivery

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

A monumental history of Asia Minor from the Stone Age to the Roman Empire

In this critically acclaimed book, Christian Marek masterfully provides the first comprehensive history of Asia Minor from prehistory to the Roman imperial period. Blending rich narrative with in-depth analyses, In the Land of a Thousand Gods shows Asia Minor's shifting orientation between East and West and its role as both a melting pot of nations and a bridge for cultural transmission. Marek employs ancient sources to illuminate civic institutions, urban and rural society, agriculture, trade and money, the influential Greek writers of the Second Sophistic, the notoriously bloody exhibitions of the gladiatorial arena, and more. He draws on the latest research-in fields ranging from demography and economics to architecture and religion-to describe how Asia Minor became a center of culture and wealth in the Roman Empire. A breathtaking work of scholarship, In the Land of a Thousand Gods will become the standard reference book on the subject in English.

Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691182902
Number of pages: 824
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm

You may also be interested in...

History of the Peloponnesian War
Added to basket
The Histories
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Spartans
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Rubicon
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Persian Expedition
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
A History of Ancient Egypt
Added to basket
The Fall of Carthage
Added to basket
The Twelve Caesars
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Caesar
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Egyptian Myths
Added to basket
Pagan Britain
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Peloponnesian War
Added to basket
Persian Fire
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Added to basket
Babylon
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.