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Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - Larissa Rose - Goodreads

The few tidbits of helpful, interesting information are lost in the bizarre structure, meandering style of writing, and weird, racist bits. Read full review

Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - Brendan - Goodreads

Awefully nerdy, but does an amazing job of going in depth into the when, why's and how's of travel in the ancient world. Mesopatamia gets a brief overview, Ancient Greece quite a bit more, and the ... Read full review

Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - Julie Davis - Goodreads

Easy to read, fascinating, and I now realize that my ideas of the "olden days" (you know, 1200 BC) having very little road travel were completely wrong. REALLY wrong. So let's not even get into what ... Read full review

Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - BG Brainard - Goodreads

The author reports that he wrote this book with both the student of the ancient world and the general reader in mind. I think he did a great job on both accounts. His historical introductions to each ... Read full review

Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

A little dry, but full of really really interesting information about the reality of travel in the Ancient (Western) world. I find it really interesting the ways that people are the same now as they were then. The tacky souvenirs, the graffiti, the 'wish you were here' letters home. Read full review

Review: Travel in the Ancient World

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Naturally, most authors focus on the greatest monuments of the ancient world. Casson provides an invaluable service by explaining how one would get to and from these already famous places including ... Read full review


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