10 edition of Travel in the ancient world found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -374) and index.
|LC Classifications||G88 .C34 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||391 p. :|
|Number of Pages||391|
|LC Control Number||93030502|
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Rich in anecdote and colorful detail, it now returns to print in paperback with a new 4/5(4). Travel in the Ancient World PDF By:Lionel Casson Published on by JHU Travel in the ancient world book. The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a comprehensive review of ancient travel, from the first recorded voyages to Old Kingdom Egypt through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth century and later.
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Books with the subject: Travel, Ancient. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. Travel opportunities within the ancient Greek world largely depended on status and profession; nevertheless, a significant proportion of the population could, and did, travel across the Mediterranean to sell their wares, skills, go on religious pilgrimage, see sporting events or even travel simply for the pleasure of seeing the magnificent sights of the ancient world.
Ancient Near East. Wenamun, Egyptian priest Story of Wenamun, account of his travels through the Mediterranean sea.; Classical Antiquity. Xenophon (– BC) Anabasis - about the expedition of Cyrus the Younger, a Persian prince, against his brother, King Artaxerxes book then moves on to Cyrus' Greek troops travels through Asia Minor back home to Greece.
infrastructure and logistics are still important issues in today’s world, and you will be encouraged to consider the implications of pilgrimage travel in the ancient world for our own. Course Objectives!roughout this course, you will learn to critically consider how, and why, people were traveling in the ancient world.
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The Greek historian was the first man to put together a travel list of top places you need to see before you die – they became enshrined in legend as the 7 Wonders of the. Geoff Dyer calls it "a great and prophetic novel" but also "a fantastic travel essay, dense with amazed delight at the incidents and textures of this ancient and rapidly modernizing world.
There are certain legends and myths that suggest ancient civilizations might have had some knowledge of time travel. While researching advanced technologies of the past, we encountered some stories we would like to share with our readers.
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Seven Wonders of the World, preeminent architectural and sculptural achievements of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East, as listed by various best known are those of the 2nd-century-bce writer Antipater of Sidon and of a later but unknown observer of the 2nd century bce who claimed to be the mathematician Philon of Byzantium.
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Time travel in ancient mythology. If we look into ancient texts we can find a number of references to time travelling. In Hindu mythology, there is the story of King Raivata Kakudmi who travels to meet the creator Brahma.
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