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Author  Gerard Degeorge
Publisher  Hirmer
Publication Date   January 1, 2002
ISBN  3777493406
Pages  279

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A German translation of Degeorge's fully-illustrated tour through the archaeology and history of the Hellenistic city of Palmyra in Syria. Degeorge's discussions on such subjects as life in the desert, nomadic populations, the construction of the city and its fine buildings, its temples and beliefs, graves and burial practices, are supported by large colour photographs which highlight the architectural and artistic achievements of this desert city.

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