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By Getzel M. Cohen

This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second one quantity in Getzel Cohen's prepared survey of the Greek settlements based or refounded within the Hellenistic interval, offers historic narratives, distinctive references, citations, and commentaries on the entire settlements in Syria, The purple Sea Basin, and North Africa from 331 to 31 BCE. equipped geographically, the quantity pulls jointly discoveries and debates from dozens of generally scattered archaeological and epigraphic initiatives. Cohen's magisterial breadth of concentration permits him to supply greater than a compilation of knowledge; the amount additionally contributes to ongoing questions and may element the best way towards new avenues of inquiry.

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