Tauris re-prints An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical: Maps of the Ancient World by William Smith

March 28, 2013 in Interest, News, Publication

81ZsbKDSKsL._SL1500_Publisher I. B. Tauris has re-printed William Smith’s landmark nineteenth century work An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical: Maps of the Ancient World. The new edition includes an introduction written by Richard Talbert. See Tauris’ website for ordering information. The publisher’s description, in part, states “Published to complement his Greek and Roman dictionaries, “An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical” by Sir William Smith is the rarest and most visually compelling of the volumes. Produced to the highest standard by the leading mapmaker of the day, the maps – large-scale, small-scale, historical, topographical, multiple city plans and other insets – are clear, detailed, intricately colored works of art. “The Atlas” provides the first complete set of maps of the ancient world, both classical and biblical. A full index of names and places, both ancient and modern, accompanies each of the larger maps. For each map there is also an accompanying text, giving sources and authorities for them.”

Hardback

ISBN: 9781848853522
Publication Date: 28 Feb 2013
Number of Pages: 240
Height: 495
Width: 319

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