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Byblos Through the Ages

by Jidejian, Nina

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


Beirut: Dar El-Machreq Publishers, 1968 Byblos, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, has been a prehistoric fishing village, a Bronze Age commercial center, a Roman resort area, and a Crusader outpost. Its location at the focus of trade and cultural exchange in antiquity made it a truly cosmopolitan city with an importance which reached far beyond the Phoenician . Foreword by M. Dunand. This volume, based on a careful examination of the archaeological evidence and a constant appeal to ancient texts, tells the story of ancient and classical Byblos - for scholar and layman alike," 221p. illus. bibliography index decorative endpapers. A handsomely bound large format volume [12x9x1.5"] 1.2kg. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.


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