Cities That Shaped the Ancient World by John Julius Norwich PDF

By John Julius Norwich

ISBN-10: 0500252041

ISBN-13: 9780500252048

whilst did people first come jointly in towns and what have been they prefer to reside in? Illustrated with striking images of the websites of historical towns this present day, in addition to really good gadgets and artworks, this booklet offers a desirable exploration of towns that formed the traditional international.

From the world's first towns, in Mesopotamia, to the astonishing city monuments of the Maya in critical the United States, the towns defined the following characterize virtually 3 millennia of human heritage and improvement.

Under John Julius Norwich's professional editorship, eminent historians and archaeologists with first-hand wisdom of every website convey those silent ruins to existence because the teeming metropolises they as soon as were.

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