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    The Trojans and Their Neighbours (Peoples of the Ancient World) (Paperback) By (author) Trevor R. Bryce

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    DescriptionA central figure in both classical and ancient near Eastern fields, Trevor Bryce presents the first publication to focus on Troy's neighbours and contemporaries as much as Troy itself. With the help of maps, charts and photographs, he unearths the secrets of this iconic ancient city. Beginning with an account of Troy's involvement in The Iliad and the question of the historicity of the Trojan War, Trevor Bryce reveals how the recently discovered Hittite texts illuminate this question which has fascinated scholars and travellers since the Renaissance. Encompassing the very latest research, the city and its inhabitants are placed in historical context - and with its neighbours and contemporaries - to form a complete and vivid view of life within the Trojan walls and beyond from its beginning in c.3000 BC to its decline and obscurity in the Byzantine period. Documented here are the archaeological watershed discoveries from the Victorian era to the present that reveal, through Troy's nine levels, the story of a metropolis punctuated by signs of economic prosperity, natural disaster, public revolt and war.


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    Title
    The Trojans and Their Neighbours
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Trevor R. Bryce
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415349550
    ISBN 10: 0415349559
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 36
    DC22: 939.21
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 939/.21
    LC classification: DF221.T8 B79 2006
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NK
    Edition
    Annotated
    Illustrations note
    3 black & white tables, 18 black & white halftones, 11 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Table of contents
    1. The Poet and the Tradition 2. The Early Cities of Troy (Levels I to V) 3. The Kingdom of Priam (Levels VI to VII) 4. The Aegean Neighbours 5. Troy's Role and Status in the Near Eastern World 6. Troy's Allies 7. The New City (Levels VIII to IX) 8. The Final Word?