Ancient Corinth

Author : Guy Sanders
ISBN : 0876616619
Genre : Art
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This is the first official guidebook to the site of Ancient Corinth published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 50 years. Fully updated with the most current information, color photos, maps, and plans, the Corinth Site Guide is an indispensable resource for the casual tourist or professional archaeologist new to the site. The Guide begins with a history of Corinth and its excavations, followed by a tour of the museum. The Guide continues with a route inside the fenced area of the archaeological site from the Temple of Apollo to the Bema to the Peirene Fountain and more. The final section describes the ancient monuments outside the fence: the Odeum, the Theater, and the Asklepieion, and then the various remains of Ancient Corinth located within and outside the ancient Greek walls, including the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore and the Lechaion Basilica. Short bibliographic notes for many entries lead the reader to fuller descriptions of monuments, objects, and concepts. A glossary is also provided. Interspersed between descriptions of 69 monuments are seven Topographical Notes and focus boxes on special topics such as geology, Pausanias, St. Paul, and prehistoric Corinth and the Corinthia.
Category: Art

A Research Guide To The Ancient World

Author : John M. Weeks
ISBN : 9781442237407
Genre : History
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The archaeological study of the ancient world has become increasingly popular in recent years. A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources, is a partially annotated bibliography. The study of the ancient world is usually, although not exclusively, considered a branch of the humanities, including archaeology, art history, languages, literature, philosophy, and related cultural disciplines which consider the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean world, and adjacent Egypt and southwestern Asia. Chronologically the ancient world would extend from the beginning of the Bronze Age of ancient Greece (ca. 1000 BCE) to the fall of the Western Roman Empire (ca. 500 CE). This book will close the traditional subject gap between the humanities (Classical World; Egyptology) and the social sciences (anthropological archaeology; Near East) in the study of the ancient world. This book is uniquely the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage. The volume consists of 17 chapters and seven appendixes, arranged according to the traditional types of library research materials (bibliographies, dictionaries, atlases, etc.). The appendixes are mostly subject specific, including graduate programs in ancient studies, reports from significant archaeological sites, numismatics, and paleography and writing systems. These extensive author and subject indexes help facilitate ease of use.
Category: History

Herakleion Museum

Author : Giánnês Sakellarákês
ISBN : PSU:000007047824
Genre : Social Science
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Ancient Greece Dba

Author : Social Studies School Service
ISBN : 9781560041528
Genre : Greece
File Size : 60.28 MB
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Category: Greece

Directory Of Web Sites

Author : Graham Bennett
ISBN : 157958179X
Genre : Computers
File Size : 81.62 MB
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Overloaded with the mass of information on the Internet? Frustrated by how difficult it is to find what you really want? Now you don't need to spend hours browsing around the Internet or grappling with the huge number of "hits" from an Internet search engine: theDirectory of Web Siteswill take you straight to the best educational sites on the Internet. From archaeology to zoology, from dance to technology, theDirectoryprovides information more than 5,500 carefully selected Web sites that represent the best of what the Internet has to offer. The sites are grouped by subject; each one features a full description; and the text is complemented throughout by screenshots and fact boxes. As well, sites have been selected purely on educational merit: all sites with overtly commercial content and influence from Internet providers have been excluded.
Category: Computers

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210120270
Genre : American literature
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Ancient Art From Cyprus

Author : Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN : 9780870999444
Genre : Art
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"The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the richest and most varied representation, outside Cyprus, of Cypriot antiquities. These works were purchased by the newly established Museum in the mid-1870s from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola, a Civil War cavalry officer who had amassed the objects while serving as the American consul on Cyprus." "This catalogue is published on the occasion of the opening of the Museum's four permanent galleries for ancient art from Cyprus. It is also the first scholarly publication since 1914 devoted to the Cesnola Collection (which totals approximately six thousand objects). The volume features some five hundred pieces from the collection, illustrated in new color photography. Dating from about 2500 B.C. to about A.D. 300, these works rank among the finest examples of Cypriot art from the prehistoric, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman periods. Among the objects are monumental sculpture; weapons, tools, and domestic utensils; vases, lamps, and ritual paraphernalia; dedicatory figurines; engraved sealstones and jewelry; and luxury objects."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Category: Art

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide Cruise Guide To Europe And The Mediterranean

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241217344
Genre : Travel
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Anchors away! Capture the essence of cruising through the beautiful Mediterranean with DK's multi-country guide to Europe's most spectacular cruising destinations. From Oslo to Athens, the guide covers 70 ports of call. Lush photos and illustrations, unique 3-D models, and bird's-eye-view maps of all the major sites ensure you don't miss a thing. Clue up on the basics, from ship etiquette to the best bars and restaurants ashore. Discover where the locals go, enjoy relaxing entertainment, world-class sites, and retail therapy. As with all DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, this PDF book shows you what others only tell you, offering all you need for an unforgettable cruise. Countries discussed include: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia & Latvia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece & Cyprus, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Netherlands, North Africa, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Syria, and Turkey.
Category: Travel

Roman Imperial Architecture

Author : John Bryan Ward-Perkins
ISBN : 0300052928
Genre : Architecture
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The history of Roman Imperial architecture is one of the interaction of two dominant themes-in Rome itself the emergence of a new architecture based on the use of a revolutionary new material, Roman concrete, and in the provinces the development of interrelated but distinctive Romano-provincial schools.
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Rome

Author : Amanda Claridge
ISBN : 9780199546831
Genre : History
File Size : 66.35 MB
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The ultimate guide to all the important archaeological sites in the city of Rome from the period 800 BC to AD 600, with over 200 site maps, plans, and photographs, covering everything from the Colosseum to the Catacombs and including an introduction that offers essential background to the culture and history of ancient Rome, information about museums and opening times, a chronology for reference, and comprehensive glossaries of essential terms. For this newedition the original text has been extensively revised, adding over 20 more sites and illustrations, the itineraries have been re-organized and expanded to suit the many changes that have taken place in thepast decade, and the practical information and references have been fully updated.
Category: History