PEOPLES OF THE HILLS: Ancient Ararat and Caucasus
by Charles Burney and David Marshall Lang
It's one of the most exciting areas of archeology today: the ancient history of eastern Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, and the Caucasus in the third and second millennia B.C. Encounter this remarkable culture, traced in detail from its origins to its downfall--the Persian Empire; the epic Greek and Roman periods; the Christian civilizations with their contributions to art, literature, and learning; all ending with the onslaught of the Mongols. Highly illustrated, with photos and maps.