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From the holy mountain

£45.00

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The book's cover is a painted style with a temple with the sky covering to the back. There are maps in it and also it is signed and dedicated by the author on the title page. The dust protector is slightly damaged at the top and bottom and the pages stained and yellowed. Blue boards and guild lettering

HarperCollins publishers in 1997

More than a thousand years later, using Moschos's writings as his guide, William Dalrymple set off to retrace their footsteps. Despite centuries of isolation, a surprising number of the monasteries and churches visited by the two monks still survive today, surrounded by often hostile populations. Dalrymple's pilgrimage took him through a bloody civil war in eastern Turkey, the ruins of Beirut, the vicious tensions of the West Bank and a fundamentalist uprising in southern Egypt. His book is an elegy to the slowly dying civilisation of Eastern Christianity and the peoples that have kept its flame alive.

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Added value:
Signed by Author and Dedicated
Author(s):
Dalrymple, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16
Edition:
2
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002555093
ISBN-13:
9780002555098
Number of pages:
454
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
From the Holy Mountain

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About this item

The book's cover is a painted style with a temple with the sky covering to the back. There are maps in it and also it is signed and dedicated by the author on the title page. The dust protector is slightly damaged at the top and bottom and the pages stained and yellowed. Blue boards and guild lettering

HarperCollins publishers in 1997

More than a thousand years later, using Moschos's writings as his guide, William Dalrymple set off to retrace their footsteps. Despite centuries of isolation, a surprising number of the monasteries and churches visited by the two monks still survive today, surrounded by often hostile populations. Dalrymple's pilgrimage took him through a bloody civil war in eastern Turkey, the ruins of Beirut, the vicious tensions of the West Bank and a fundamentalist uprising in southern Egypt. His book is an elegy to the slowly dying civilisation of Eastern Christianity and the peoples that have kept its flame alive.

Added value:
Signed by Author and Dedicated
Author(s):
Dalrymple, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16
Edition:
2
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002555093
ISBN-13:
9780002555098
Number of pages:
454
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
From the Holy Mountain

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