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My understanding is that writing was very expensive in the ancient world. So history only mentioned the highlights. Like today, I am sure some people in the past took women and children for granted and some
Thank you - yes you are almost certainlly right.
I listened to some more of the book yesterday and the place Lidya was mentioned several times, so I looked that up and it was a part of Anatolia, so now I realise that it was fairly easy for ancientgreeks to travel there!

By the way, I am going to change the topic title - I realise the author is Edith Hill, not Ruth!
Susan

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The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hall 5070 Susan Doris 31-Dec-17 15:50
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 508 Eddie Larry 31-Dec-17 23:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 432 Susan Doris 01-Jan-18 00:28
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 433 Eddie Larry 01-Jan-18 15:33
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 478 Susan Doris 02-Jan-18 07:10
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 485 Reagent 06-Jan-18 06:03
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 415 Susan Doris 07-Jan-18 23:49
The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 416 Reagent 08-Jan-18 04:05
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 428 Susan Doris 08-Jan-18 19:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 403 AndyBlackard 17-Jan-18 17:20
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 423 Eddie Larry 17-Jan-18 23:48
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 422 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:47
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 381 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:43
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 513 JonnyMcA 01-Feb-18 19:58
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 295 JonnyMcA 17-Aug-18 20:06
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 293 molder 19-Aug-18 12:31
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 470 Susan Doris 20-Aug-18 05:33


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