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Bactria - a book by Rawlinson, Hugh George


The History of a Forgotten Empire

Bactria( )
Author: Rawlinson, Hugh George
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Westholme Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
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 Following the Macedonian invasion of Persian in the fourth century B.C., an independent Greek-ruled empire emerged over an area encompassing modern Afghanistan, eastern Iran, and northern Pakistan. This ancient empire, called Bactria, is recorded in texts, both Asian and European, as well as through coins, inscriptions, and architectural remnants. Bactria served as a contact point between Europe, South Asia, and the Far East for more than two hundred years before...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Ancient / General
History / Asia / Central Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22.4 x 14 x 0.7 Inches

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