The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History: Revised Edition

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A companion to the Penguin Atlas of Medieval History, this concise reference work includes annotated maps forming 'a coherent story of the origin and evolution of the historic cultures of Europe and the Near East up to the fourth century AD'. The duotone maps include information on the distribution of sites and finds, the location and movement of language groups, agriculture and literacy, trade routes, physical geography and the extent of states and city boundaries, for example. The atlas covers the period from ...
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Overview

A companion to the Penguin Atlas of Medieval History, this concise reference work includes annotated maps forming 'a coherent story of the origin and evolution of the historic cultures of Europe and the Near East up to the fourth century AD'. The duotone maps include information on the distribution of sites and finds, the location and movement of language groups, agriculture and literacy, trade routes, physical geography and the extent of states and city boundaries, for example. The atlas covers the period from 50,000 BC to the 4th century AD.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140513486
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/27/2003
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 394,048
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Colin McEvedy is the author of The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History; The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History; The Penguin Atlas of Recent History (Europe Since 1815) and The Penguin Atlas of North American History. He lives in London, W6

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Table of Contents

The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient HistoryLiteracy
2250 BC
1275 BC
670 BC
415 BC

Towns and trade routes
2250 BC
1275 BC
670 BC
415 BC
192 BC
AD 14
AD 362

Population
415 BC
AD 362

Christendom
AD 362

Appendices
1. Roman provinces
2. Notes on the construction of the maps

Index
Index Map A
Index Map B

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