The Cambridge Ancient History

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The Cambridge Ancient History

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"To wander into bookland — I"m very much engrossed in the ""Cambridge Ancient History"" which certainly is a very remarkable achievement. Its first two volumes have got down to 1000 B.C. It gives one a wonderfully universal idea of the beginnings of history — a fascinating book."

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Gertrude Bell refers again to reading this work in a letter to Florence Bell on 15 October 192[? fix: ed.]: 'I am deep in Babylonian history in my odd moments — mainly in the Cambridge Ancient History, a wonderful monument of learning and immensely interesting.'

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