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The Rise of Parthia in the East: From the Seleucid Empire to the Arrival of Rome

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Seleucus inherited a rather large chunk of land, extending from Anatolia in the west to the borders of India in the east. You could say he hit the "lottery" but at the same time he inherited much more than he bargained, more so for his future inheritors of this vast domain. One of the biggest problems in controlling such a vast amount of land is the issue of holding onto ...more
Paperback, Revised (2016), 174 pages
Published October 12th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Cam Rea provides a readable narrative covering a little over two centuries of central Asian history from the death of Alexander the Great to the decline of the Seleucid Empire, and the first contact of emerging Rome with the Parthians. The reader benefits from Cam Rea's extensive research and bibliography.
What this book really needs is better maps and more maps. This first edition has two maps that can barely be read -- get out your magnifying glass!, and even then it is difficult to read throug
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Cam Rea is a Military Historian. He has written several books and numerous articles. Mr. Rea is currently a contributing writer for Classical Wisdom Weekly.
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