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Bactria: The History of a Forgotten Empire


Following the Macedonian invasion of Persian in the fourth century B.C., an independent Greek-ruled empire emerged over an area encompassing modern Afghanistan, eastern Iran, and northern Pakistan. This ancient empire, called Bactria, is recorded in texts, both Asian and European, as well as through coins, inscriptions, and architectural remnants. Bactria served as a contact point between Europe, South Asia, and the Far East for more than two hundred years before disappearing under the pressure of a resurgent Persia to the ...

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Bactria: The History of a Forgotten Empire
2013, Westholme Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781594161865

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Bactria, the History of a Forgotten Empire
2002, Asian Educational Services

ISBN-13: 9788120616158



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