1 Life at the Crossroads.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
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1 LIFE AT THE CROSSROADS

A HISTORY OF GAZA

BY GERALD BUTT

PUBLISHED BY RIMAL BOOKS

ISBN 9963610396

PRICE $20.00 HARDBACK

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The latest Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, which ended in mid-January this year, was but the latest onslaught on the Territory and its inhabitants in a series stretching back over the course of three millennia. This book reveals that Gaza has a rich history. Continuously inhabited for more than 3,000 years at a key strategic crossroads of the region, it has witnessed the rise and fall of dozens of kingdoms and dynasties. As well as considering the early period, the age of the Pharaohs and the Philistines of the Bible, Life At The Crossroads includes accounts of the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras. The...

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