Shakespeare and Co.:
John Fletcher and the
Other Players in His Story
by Stanley Wells
...Kapisa, the summer capital of the Kushans. Here, in 1937, French archaeologists found the greatest single hoard of artistic treasures ever discoverd in Afghanistan: a wonderfully eclectic mixture of Silk Route artefacts... including a unique glass painting of one of the Wonders of the World, the Pharos of Alexandria. [p 119]
It is a fool who doesn’t bookmark a Civ post.
I enjoyed this Marco Polo bio:
And am reading this on the rise of Islam....