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By Victor Parker

ISBN-10: 1405190337

ISBN-13: 9781405190336

A historical past of Greece: 1300‒30 BC, deals a complete creation to the foundational political background of Greece, from the overdue Mycenaean Age via to the loss of life of Cleopatra VII, the final Hellenistic monarch of Egypt.

Introduces textual and archaeological proof utilized by historians to reconstruct old occasions in the course of Greece’s Bronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods
unearths the political and social constitution of the Greek international within the past due Mycenaean interval (thirteenth century BC) via research of the Linear B drugs, the oldest surviving documents in Greek
positive factors a variety of references to unique resource fabrics, together with a variety of fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, cash, and different literary sources
offers broad insurance of the Hellenistic interval, and covers parts excluded from so much Greek background texts, together with the Greek West
positive factors really apt use of illustrations all through, and considers instructors’ instructing wishes via structuring the later sections to facilitate instructing a parallel direction in Roman History
Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly method of create an available creation to the political heritage of 1 of so much striking old civilizations and complicated classes of worldwide history

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Nasli M. 446. (Photo courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art) king solomon or sultan süleyman? 17 The first clue to an answer is given by the hudhud bird (hoopoe) on the pinnacle of the dome, which is well known in Islamic literature and miniature painting as the messenger of King Solomon. If this is not enough, an inscription on the wall of the monument within which the group is seated identifies the person as King Solomon. ” Another reference to King Solomon may be found on the roof above the king’s head, around the base of the tower.

If we add 80,000 qirsh as an estimate for the amount in the missing four pages and 20,000 qirsh for the expenses for the project in Hebron, the total expenses reached 366,900 qirsh, which comes out about 7,000 qirsh less than the total amount of 374,433 qirsh that was recorded as having been spent. 44 khader salameh Conclusion The total expenditures of 374,433 qirsh cover all of the wages and costs of the materials purchased locally and transportation costs, among other things. If we add the cost of the material that came at the expense of the sender, the amount would perhaps double.

7 Michael J. Rogers, “Solomon and the Queen of Sheba,” in Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, ed. Jay A. Levenson (Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 1991), 201–203; idem, “The ‘Chester Beatty’ Süleymanname Again,” in Persian Painting from the Mongols to the Qajars, Studies in Honour of Basil Robinson, ed. R. B. Tauris, 2000), 187–200. 8 These towers, incidentally, are of the same type as the towers of Bab-i Selam—the second gate of the Topkapı Palace. The other tradition associated with Solomon recalls a Sassanian palace in the vicinity of Takht-i Sulayman in Western Iran, which served as a reception hall as well as an observatory.

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