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Lost World of the Golden King In Search of Ancient Afghanistan Volume 53King the history of Bactria was reconstructed using the emerging methodologies of numismatics In the twentieth century extraordinary ancient texts added to the evidence Finally one of the 'thousand cities' was discovered and excavated revealing an opulent palace treasury temple and other buildings Though these great discoveries soon fell victim to the Afghan political crisis that continues today this book provides a thrilling chronicle of the search for one of the world's most enigmatic empir

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kindle É Lost World of the Golden King Ý In Search of Ancient Afghanistan É feedmarkformulate æ [KINDLE] ❆ Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan (Volume 53) Author Frank Holt – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Drawing on ancient historDrawing on ancient historical writings the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins and startling archaeological evidence newly unearthed in Afghanistan Frank L Holt sets out to rediscover the ancient civilization of Bactria In a gripping narrative informed by the author's deep knowledge of his subject this book covers two centuries of Bactria's history from its colonization by remnants of Alexander the Greats army to the kingdom's collapse at the

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Time of a devastating series of nomadic invasions Beginning with the few tantalizing traces left behind when the 'empire of a thousand cities' vanished Holt takes up that trail and follows the remarkable and sometimes perilous journey of rediscovery Lost World of the Ancient King describes how a single bit of evidence a Greek coin launched a search that drew explorers to the region occupied by the tumultuous warring tribes of eighteenth and nineteenth century Afghanistan Coin by coin king by