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Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN10: 0816052573 ISBN13: 9780816052578 DDC: 910/.9/01 LCC: G86

Summary

Discusses the voyages, navigation routes, and watercraft of explorers in the ancient world, from prehistoric times to the beginning of the Middle Ages.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-130), filmography (p. 130-131) and index. Pytheas voyages north -- The original explorers -- Early ancient explorers -- The inquisitive Greeks --Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic world -- The expansive Romans -- China's and Asia's role in exploration -- A world closes in.

Classification

  • LCC: G86
  • Dewey Decimal: 910/.9/01

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xv, 144 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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