The Stone Tower - Ptolemy The Silk Road and A 2, 000 Year Old Riddle Hardcover - Riaz Dean, Penguin Viking (21 February 2022)
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  • Product Type - Region Country Book
  • ISBN 13 - 978-0670093625
  • Author - Riaz Dean
  • ISBN 10 - 0670093629
  • Language - English
A Path Traversed By Caravans Laden With Silk, Spices and Much More Besides, The Old Silk Road influenced Trade, Religions, Cultures and Economies Across Europe, Asia and Far Beyond. in His Latest Book, Riaz Dean Blends The Best of This Regions History and Geography With ancient Cartography To Solve A 2,000yearold Riddle That Has Perplexed Scholars for Centuries Where Was The Stone Tower That The Great Geographer Claudius Ptolemy Had Written About This Highly Significant But Nowlost Landmark Represented The Midpoint and Thumping Heart of The Silk Road, As Merchant Caravans Plied Their Wares Between The Occident and The Orient. From The Significance of The Heavenly Horses To The intrigues of Geopolitics and War Between Clans and Kingdoms, Dean Brings To Life The Legendary Silk Road Even As His Evocative Narrative and Meticulous Research Pinpoints The Stone Towers Probable Location Somewhere By The Socalled Roof of The World. Product Description about The Author this Book is The Result of A Solo Journey The Author Made Retracing The Old Silk Road. Along The Way, Amongst The Mountains of Central Asia He Stumbled Across A Landmark That, Upon Later Researching The Maps of Ptolemy, He Came To Realise Was The Geographers Lost Stone Tower. Riaz Dean Collects Old Books and Maps About The Exploration of This Region, Which Also formed The Basis for His First Book Mapping The Great Game.
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Age Group 13-16 years
Primary Author Name Riaz Dean
Binding Hardcover
Genre History
ISBN 10 Or 13 978-0670093625
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Language English
Number Of Pages 416
Publication Year 2022
Publisher Penguin Random House India
Publishing Month February
Item Dimensions
Height 4.7 centimeter
Length 20.3 centimeter
Width 25.4 centimeter
Net Weight 370 gram
Article ID: RVQFCYX2X4
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