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  1. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1833-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 215
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    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad and Wardak, making numerous... .... Learn More
  2. The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians

    The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians [Hardback]

    Kaveh Farrokh (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781848848450
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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    Throughout most of the classical period, Persia was one of the great superpowers, placing a limit on the expansion of Western powers. It was the most formidable rival to the Roman empire for centuries, until Persia, by then under ... .... Learn More
  3. The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity Until the Coming of the Turks

    The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity Until the Coming of the Turks [Hardback]

    Philipp Niewohner (Editor)

    £81.00

    ISBN: 9780190610463
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This book accounts for the tumultuous period of the fifth to eleventh centuries from the Fall of Rome and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire through the breakup of the Eastern Roman Empire and loss of pan-Mediterranean rule, until the Turks ... .... Learn More
  4. Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews

    Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews [Hardback]

    Jacob Lassner (Author)

    £69.95

    ISBN: 9780472130368
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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    Medieval Jerusalem examines an old question that has recently surfaced and given rise to spirited discussion among Islamic historians and archeologists: what role did a city revered for its holiness play in the unfolding politics of the early Isla... .... Learn More
  5. Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

    Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography [Hardback]

    Antonio Urquizar-Herrera (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198797456
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. To date this process of Christian appropriation has general... .... Learn More
  6. Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land: The Collection of the Israel Antiquities Authority

    Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land: The Collection of the Israel Antiquities Authority [Paperback]

    Varda Sussman (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781784915704
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume illustrates lamps from the Byzantine period excavated in the Holy Land and demonstrates the extent of their development since the first enclosing/capturing of light (fire) within a portable man-made vessel. Lamps, which held important ... .... Learn More
  7. The Life of the Red Sea Dhow

    The Life of the Red Sea Dhow: A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World [Hardback]

    Dionisius A. Agius (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781848858060
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    For centuries the waters of the Red Sea have been amongst the most hazardous and feared in the world. Strong or erratic winds have taken lives and broken boats, smashed against rocks or hidden sandbars. Pirates too have menaced: some out for booty... .... Learn More
  8. Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500

    Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500 [Hardback]

    Patricia Blessing (Editor); Rachel Goshgarian (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474411295
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Anatolia was home to a large number of polities in the medieval period. Given its location at the geographical and chronological juncture between Byzantines and the Ottomans, its story tends to be read through the Seljuk experience. This obscures ... .... Learn More
  9. About Antiquities

    About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire [Paperback]

    Zeynep Celik (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781477310618
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Antiquities have been pawns in empire-building and global rivalries; power struggles; assertions of national and cultural identities; and cross-cultural exchanges, cooperation, abuses, and misunderstandings all with the underlying element of finan... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia

    Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia [Paperback]

    Karel Novacek (Editor); Miroslav Melcak (Editor); Lenka Starkova (Editor); Narmin Ali Muhammad Amin (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781784915186
    Published by : Archaeopress
    More than fifteen sites of either confirmed or conjectured urban status existed between the 6th and 19th centuries in the particular region of northeastern Mesopotamia, bounded by the rivers Great Zāb, Little Zāb and Tigris. This present study con... .... Learn More

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