The Middle Sea

A History of the Mediterranean

By John Julius Norwich
(Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9781400034284, 667pp.)

Publication Date: December 4, 2007

List Price: $21.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description
This lively and dramatic book brings roaring to life the grand sweep of 5,000 years of history in the cradle of civilization.A wonderfullyillustrated account of the civilizations that rose and fell on the lands bordering the Mediterranean, "The Middle Sea" represents the culmination of a great historian's unparalleled art and scholarship. John Julius Norwich provides brilliant portraits of the Phoenicians, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the French, the Venetians, the Popes, and the pirates of the Gulf. Above all, he deftly traces the intermingling of ancient conflicts and modern sensibilities that shapes life today on the shores of the Middle Sea.



About the Author
John Julius Norwich is the author of books including "The Middle Sea" and "Paradise of Cities" and has presented approximately thirty historical documentaries on BBC television.
Indie Bookstore Finder
EBbooks and EReaders
Find great gifts: Signed books
Link to IndieBound






Update Profile