Hellenistic fortifications from the Aegean to the Euphrates
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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Greece,
  • Middle East,
  • Greece.,
  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Fortification -- Greece.,
  • Fortification, Greek -- Middle East.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Middle East.,
  • Hellenism.,
  • Greece -- Antiquities.,
  • Middle East -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementA.W. McNicoll ; with revisions and an additional chapter by N.P. Milner.
SeriesOxford monographs on classical archaeology
ContributionsMilner, N. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF89 .M46 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL983974M
ISBN 10019813228X
LC Control Number96021707

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