Kevin McCarthy's Antioch on the Orontes: An Illustrated History PDF

By Kevin McCarthy

ISBN-10: 1481823302

ISBN-13: 9781481823302

this is often an illustrated heritage of 1 of the best towns in antiquity: Antioch at the Orontes or, easily, Antioch. From the time of Alexander the nice within the 4th century BC during the time of the 1st Christians to the incursions of many conquering armies (Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Persians, Byzantines, Crusaders, Ottomans, and Turks) into the twenty first century, the town has obvious hundreds of thousands of citizens and viewers spend a lot time during this urban on the japanese finish of the Mediterranean. however it has additionally suffered super harm within the death and estate from earthquakes and different ordinary phenomena. this day the fashionable Antioch, referred to as Antakya, is a provincial capital subsequent to a risky state (Syria) that keeps to draw hard-working those that are looking to reside in concord with their friends, it doesn't matter what their faith or political opinions are.

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