Travel in the Ancient World (Paperback)
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Short Description for Travel in the Ancient World A review of ancient travel, from the first recorded voyages to Old Kingdom Egypt, to Greek and Roman times, and through to the Christian pilgrimages of the 4th century. Casson devotes particular attention to tourism: the itineraries, favoured sights, guidebooks and standards of tourist behaviour.
- Published: 01 March 1994
- Format: Paperback 408 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780801848087 ISBN 10: 0801848083
- Sales rank: 276,873
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The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth and sixth centuries. Rich in anecdote and colorful detail, it now returns to print in paperback with a new preface by the author.