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Author Boardman, John, 1927- author
Title The Greeks in Asia / John Boardman
Imprint London : Thames & Hudson, 2015
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  CB253 B662 2015    AVAILABLE    30530001236637
 Modern History Library  909.095 B662    AVAILABLE    30550100609088
Descript 240 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Greece and the east: beginnings. Eastern origins ; Greeks going east -- Greeks and Achaemenid Persia. The confrontation ; Greeks in the Persian Empire ; The view from home ; The view from Homeric heritage -- Greeks and Alexander 'the Great'. The invasion of the Persian Empire ; Into Asia ; The Hellenistic heritage: 3rd to 1st centuries BC -- The new Greek kingdoms in the east. The kingdoms ; Their cities and art ; Their coinage -- Greeks and their arts in Central Asia. Greeks and nomads: Scythians, Sarmatians ; The Yuehzhi and Tillya Tepe ; The farther east -- Greeks and their arts in India. The Mauryans and Buddhism ; The Sunga dynasty ; Taxila and Gandhara ; Greek and/or Roman - a memo ; The 'Gandhara style' in sculpture -- Greeks, Romans, Parthians and Sasanians: before Islam -- Epilogue: myth, history and archeology
"This book recounts the influence of Greek communities and their culture across Central Asia, India and Western China, from the Bronze Age through the rise of Islam."--Provided by publisher
Subject Civilization, Oriental -- Greek influences
Asia -- Civilization -- Greek influences
Art, Asian -- Greek influences -- Pictorial works
Greeks -- Asia -- History
Greece -- Civilization -- History
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