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Author Name    Brauer, George

Title   TARAS Its History and Coinage

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Publisher    Aristide D Caratzas Pub 1986

ISBN Number    0892413778 / 9780892413775

Seller ID   3211

Dustjacket front flap creased. ; Commercially, artistically, intellectually, and politically, the Spartan foundation of Taras in southern Italy ranks among the more important Greek cities of the Mediterranean area. Students of ancient Italy hear of it in its late stages as Tarentum, partner of Pyrrhus and friend of Hannibal. Students of ancient philosophy associate it with Archytas, rescuer of Plato. Students of numismatics identify it with one of the most varied and beautiful of Greek coinages. ; 231 pages

Greece Ancient History Sparta Rome Colonialism Roman History Punic Wars Pyrrhus

Price = 80.00 USD

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