Kingdoms of Ruin: The Art and Architectural Splendours of Ancient Turkey

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Turkey boasts a legacy of extraordinary richness and magnificence. From the dawn of civilization, Anatolia spawned great empires of her own -- Hittite, Phrygian and Lydian -- and then felt the mark of Persia, Greece and Rome. The story of the country is one of migration and conquest, artistic and spiritual splendor, and cities and gods trampled underfoot. The brutal greatness of this complex past is reflected in the ruins populating the region's immense landscape. Some sites, such as Homer-haunted Troy, white marbled ...

Kingdoms of Ruin: The Art and Architectural Splendours of Ancient Turkey 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845117993

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