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Anatolica: Studies in Strabo
     

Anatolica: Studies in Strabo

by Ronald Syme, Anthony R. Birley (Editor)
 

Sir Ronald Syme (1903-89) is internationally known as one of the greatest Roman historians of this century. After his death, the massive manuscript for a practically complete, major work on ancient Turkey was discovered among his papers. Written during the war, while the author was himself in Turkey, it offers a fascinating insight into the development of a great

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Sir Ronald Syme (1903-89) is internationally known as one of the greatest Roman historians of this century. After his death, the massive manuscript for a practically complete, major work on ancient Turkey was discovered among his papers. Written during the war, while the author was himself in Turkey, it offers a fascinating insight into the development of a great historian, and is itself a masterly, original, and splendidly written study of the peoples and places of Asia Minor under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule.

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"His book adds much to our understanding of Strabo's methods."—American Historical Review

"The editing is scrupulous....Students of Syme will be delighted...A standard work for scholars of people and regions in or near Anatolia during Persian, Greek, and Roman domination, and for those interested in Syme the historian."—Religious Studies Review

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ISBN-13:
9780198149439
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.19(d)

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