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The Atlas of Lost Cities
Brenda Rosen

Classification : Controversial Knowledge & Mysteries
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Godsfield
Page Extent : 176
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9781841813271
Price : 895

About the book
"The Atlas of Lost Cities" explores some of the most extraordinary ancient cities from around the world that have been abandoned, forgotten or hidden by time, and ponders the lessons they can teach us today. This fascinating book examines the role of natural and man-made disasters, rulers and hostile neighbours and the fate of cities built to celebrate religious beliefs and enshrine gods and deities. It traces the lost beauty and ancient wisdom embodied in such key sites as Borobodur in Java and Aphrodisias in Turkey and examines the causes of the failure of cities such as Niya in Central Asia and Mesa Verde in Colorado that had thrived for centuries. This is a thought-provoking and illuminating reference work for everyone fascinated by ancient civilizations.

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