Great Cities of the Ancient World
Dust-jacket for Great Cities of the Ancient World
|Author||L. Sprague de Camp|
Roy G. Krenkel
|Cover artist||L. Sprague de Camp|
|Subject||Ethnology, History and Geography|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Pages||xv, 510 pp|
The work is a study of the ethnology, history, geography, and everyday life in such famous ancient capital cities as Thebes, Jerusalem, Nineveh, Tyre, Babylon, Memphis, Athens, Syracuse, Alexandria, Anuradhapura, Rome, Pataliputra, and Constantinople. The narrative is enlivened by personal observation, the author having personally traveled to each of the sites treated. New World sites are not treated.
- Laughlin, Charlotte; Daniel J. H. Levack (1983). De Camp: An L. Sprague de Camp Bibliography. San Francisco: Underwood/Miller. pp. 60–61.
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