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Lords of Asia Minor: An Introduction to the Lydians.

9783447105682

Lords of Asia Minor: An Introduction to the Lydians

Annick Payne and Jorit Wintjes

Harrassowitz

2016

144 pages

$41.00

Philippika Series: Contributions to the Study of Ancient World Cultures; 93

DS62

Much historical and archaeological work has focused on Lydia during later eras, such as the Achaemenid period, say Payne and Wintjes, but not much about Empire Period Lydia, especially from a historical-philological perspective. They fill that gap as well as the few, late, and often biased sources permit, in order to complement current Lydian research. They cover a historical overview, Sardis and the archaeology of Lydia, the Lydian language, Lydian inscriptions, the Lydian civilization, and from Croesus to Scrooge McDuck. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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