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6 edition of The Middle Sea found in the catalog.

The Middle Sea

a History of the MEditerranean

by John Julius Norwich

  • 331 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Pimlico .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Mediterranean Sea,
  • Civilization,
  • World - General,
  • History / General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8952960M
    ISBN 101844133087
    ISBN 109781844133086

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The Middle Sea by John Julius Norwich Download PDF EPUB FB2

This lively and dramatic book brings roaring to life the grand sweep of 5, years of history in the cradle of civilization. A wonderfully illustrated account of the civilizations that rose and fell on the lands bordering the Mediterranean, The Middle Sea represents the culmination of a great historian’s unparalleled art and scholarship.

John Julius Norwich provides brilliant portraits of Cited by: The Middle Sea book. Read 81 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A one-volume narrative history of the Mediterranean from Ancient Egy /5. The Struggle for the Middle Sea is a difficult book to review.

The authors’ attention to operational detail, the quality of writing and editing is excellent. The research is also top-notch. The presentation and structure is also excellent. However, the broader strategic assessments are mixed, and at times appear ‘adventurous’ at the very Cited by: 1. Now, in By the Shores of the Middle Sea, Johanna is a prisoner in the harem at Talikan, with Baron Ogodei's army pillaging the countryside and preparing to sack the tiny Persian enclave.

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A wonderfully illustrated account of the civilizations that rose and fell on the lands bordering the Mediterranean, The Middle Sea represents the culmination of a great historian's unparalleled art and by:   The Middle Sea bring us through time and space, taking as focal point the Mediterraneo Sea and the lands around it.

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The Making of the Middle Sea is extensively illustrated and ranges across disciplines, subject matter and chronology from early humans and the origins of farming and metallurgy to the rise of civilizations – Egyptian, Levantine, Minoan, Mycenaean, Phoenician, Etruscan, early Greek and ultimately pan-Mediterranean.

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