|Title||In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Number of Pages||824|
|Publisher||Princeton University Press|
This monumental book provides the first comprehensive history of Asia Minor from prehistory to the Roman imperial period. In this English-language edition of the critically acclaimed German book, Christian Marek masterfully employs ancient sources to illuminate civic institutions, urban and rural society, agriculture, trade and money, the influential Greek writers of the Second Sophistic, the notoriously bloody exhibitions of the gladiatorial arena, and more.