Ancient perspectives maps and their place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome by Richard J. A. Talbert

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cartography,
  • History,
  • Ancient Geography,
  • Surveying

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Book details

Statementedited by Richard J.A. Talbert
SeriesThe Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGA205 .A64 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25206027M
ISBN 100226789373
ISBN 109780226789378
LC Control Number2012001810

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