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The Mediterranean in the Ancient World (Paperback)

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First published in 1934 as the second edition of a 1933 original, this book looks at the ancient history of the Mediterranean and how its natural geography was conducive to the development of sailing and maritime trade. Holland Rose examines the various civilizations based around the sea until the rise of Rome, and includes an appendix on the use of the sea as a motif in Roman literature. This book will be of use to anyone with an interest in ancient trade.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781107678514
ISBN-10: 110767851X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 6th, 2014
Pages: 202
Language: English