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Empires of the plain

Lesley Adkins

Empires of the plain

Henry Rawlinson and the lost languages of Babylon

by Lesley Adkins

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rawlinson, Henry Creswicke, -- Sir, -- 1810-1895.,
  • Archaeology -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Old Persian language -- Translating -- History.,
  • Iraq -- Antiquities.,
  • Iran -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLesley Adkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC97.I72 A35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 424 p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22561145M
    ISBN 100007128991

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