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Fall of the Seleukid Empire 187-75 BC (Hardcover) (John D. Grainger)

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The concluding part of John D Grainger's history of the Seleukids traces the tumultuous last century of their empire. In this period it was riven by dynastic disputes, secessions and rebellions, the religiously-inspired insurrection of the Jewish Maccabees, civil war and external invasion from Egypt in the West and the Parthians in the East. By the 80s BC, the empire was disintegrating, internally fractured and squeezed by the converging expansionist powers of Rome and Parthia. This is a fittingly, dramatic and colourful conclusion to John Grainger's masterful account of this once-mighty empire.
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: John D. Grainger
Language: English
Street Date: January 20, 2016
TCIN: 50779659
UPC: 9781783030309
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-3482
$29.70
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