Travel in the Ancient World

Book Details

Author  Lionel Casson
Publisher  Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date   January 1, 1994
ISBN  0801848083
Pages  408

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The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth and sixth centuries. Rich in anecdote and colorful detail, it now returns to print in paperback with a new preface by the author.

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