The Tortoise in Asia

Product Number: EB00777817
Released: Oct 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780861969203
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Description

Based on a popular legend in Gansu, the far western province of China, The Tortoise in Asia recounts the exploits of Marcus, a young Roman centurion schooled in the Greek classics who, after a devastating loss in a battle with the Parthians, is taken prisoner, marched along the Silk Road, and pressed into service as a border guard on the eastern frontier. After a daring escape, Marcus has many adventures working with the Hun army as a mercenary. Throughout this harrowing journey, Marcus learns about Chinese philosophies, uncovering the startling similarities between these philosophies and those of Greece.

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Author(s): Tony Grey
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2016

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