Author:Kazim Abdullaev


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Buddhist Iconography of Northern Bactria

By: Kazim Abdullaev

Price: $54.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 1200603

ISBN: 9789350980972

Condition: New

The ancient region of Bactria lay across northern Afghanistan, South-East Uzbekistan and South-West Tadjikistan, divided in two by the broad waters of the Amudarya. This volume concerns that part of Bactria that lay north of the river. These lands at the foot of the Hissar mountains, fed by major tributaries of the Amudarya, are sheltered and fertile, and attracted settlement since earliest times. They formed part of the Achaemenid Empire and so fell to Alexander the great in the fourth century BC, an event that had a critical impact on the cultural development of the region. The subsequent es... View more info