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Lost world of the golden king : in search of ancient Afghanistan

Author: Frank Lee Holt
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Series: Hellenistic culture and society, 53.; Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Biography : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on ancient historical writings, the array of information gleaned over years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unearthed in Afghanistan, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Eucratides, the Great
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lee Holt
ISBN: 9780520273429 0520273427
OCLC Number: 773371758
Description: xxi, 343 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a lost civilization --
The adventure begins : checklist numismatics --
A dangerous game : framework numismatics --
The gold colossus : novelty numismatics --
Telling tales : narrative numismatics --
Wanted, one Greek city : archaeology --
Letters here and there : epigraphy --
A perfect storm : rescue and revisionist numismatics --
A new beginning : cognitive numismatics I --
Coins and the collapse of civilization : cognitive numismatics II --
Conclusion : the lost world of the golden king.
Series Title: Hellenistic culture and society, 53.; Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Responsibility: Frank L. Holt.
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"Holt has done a service in summarizing the scholarship about this outpost of Hellenism. Well written [and] of interest... Recommended." -- K. W. Harl, Tulane University Choice 20130419

 
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