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Published: 06 May 2014

400 Pages | 27 black and white illustrations and 12 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199646678

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Ancient Syria

A Three Thousand Year History

Trevor Bryce

  • The 3000-year history of ancient Syria, from Bronze Age to the Roman era--and beyond.
  • The essential back-story to one of the world's most trouble-prone and volatile regions.
  • Includes a vast array of historical characters, from the Egyptian pharoahs, through Biblical villains such as Nebuchadnezzar, to Alexander the Great and Diocletian.
  • Looks forward to the coming of Islam in the 7th century AD--the opening chapter in the history of modern Syria