In Search of the Phoenicians (häftad)
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Princeton University Press
75 b, w illus 11 maps
75 b/w illus. 11 maps.
231 x 155 x 23 mm
522 g
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459:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam

In Search of the Phoenicians

Häftad,  Engelska, 2019-12-10
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Who were the ancient Phoeniciansand did they actually exist? The Phoenicians traveled the Mediterranean long before the Greeks and Romans, trading, establishing settlements, and refining the art of navigation. But who these legendary sailors really were has long remained a mystery. In Search of the Phoenicians makes the startling claim that the "Phoenicians" never actually existed as such. Taking readers from the ancient world to today, this book argues that the notion of these sailors as a coherent people with a shared identity, history, and culture is a product of modern nationalist ideologiesand a notion very much at odds with the ancient sources.
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