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The Land of the Elephant Kings

Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire

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$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674728820

Publication Date: 06/23/2014

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 9 maps

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Paul J. Kosmin is Philip J. King Professor of Ancient History at Harvard University. He is coeditor of Spear-Won Land: Sardis from the King’s Peace to the Peace of Apamea. Kosmin has been a Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellow and a PAW Fellow at Princeton University, as well as an Oliver Smithies Lecturer at the University of Oxford.

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