New PDF release: Antioch on the Orontes: An Illustrated History

By Kevin McCarthy

this is often an illustrated historical past of 1 of the best towns in antiquity: Antioch at the Orontes or, easily, Antioch. From the time of Alexander the nice within the 4th century BC throughout the time of the 1st Christians to the incursions of many conquering armies (Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Persians, Byzantines, Crusaders, Ottomans, and Turks) into the twenty first century, the town has visible millions of citizens and viewers spend a lot time during this urban on the jap finish of the Mediterranean. however it has additionally suffered large harm within the demise and estate from earthquakes and different common phenomena. this day the trendy Antioch, referred to as Antakya, is a provincial capital subsequent to a risky kingdom (Syria) that maintains to draw hard-working those that are looking to reside in concord with their pals, it doesn't matter what their faith or political views are.

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