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01 February 2013

320 Pages | 45 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199861101

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Roman Palmyra

Identity, Community, and State Formation

Andrew M. Smith II

  • Joins the diplomatic and political history of the Roman and Parthian empires with the historical ethnography of Palmyra as a frontier community
  • Examines the shaping and maintenance of Palmyrene identity in diaspora settings, in both Roman and Parthian territories