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Akrotiri Thera

Author : Clairy Palyvou
ISBN : 193153487X
Genre : Architecture
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This book examines the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function.
Category: Architecture

Akrotiri Thera

Author : Clairy Palyvou
ISBN : 9781623030667
Genre : Social Science
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Section 508 Compliant This book examines the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function. It provides an overall picture of the architecture of Akrotiri, including an outline of its town plan, a description of the individual houses, and a discussion of its relationship with Crete and its neighbours in the Eastern Mediterranean. The book is based on the author's personal observations and experience obtained over a fifteen year period (1977-1992) of work at the site of the Akrotiri excavation. This book is confined to the last phase of habitation and the uniquely preserved houses that are seen today.
Category: Social Science

Akrotiri Thera

Author : Klairē Palybu
ISBN : 1931534144
Genre : Akrōtērion
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Category: Akrōtērion

The Thera Olive Branch Akrotiri Thera And Palaikastro Crete Comparing Radiocarbon Results Of The Santorini Eruption

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ISBN : OCLC:1032156937
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Abstract : An olive branch is traditionally a symbol of peace, but not necessarily in the context of chronological problems in the Eastern Mediterranean region and the Near East during the second millennium BC. Cherubini et al. (above) strongly attack the radiocarbon dating by Friedrich et al. (2006) of an ancient olive branch, buried by volcanic tephra during the Minoan Santorini eruption. The criticism stems from their investigation of growth rings in modern olive trees on Santorini. The authors attempt with additional arguments, beyond their botanical investigation, to defend the traditional low chronology of the Santorini eruption of around 1500 BC. However, they ignore other crucial publications with radiocarbon dates concerning the Santorini eruption. In this response, we evaluate and negate their main arguments, and present our own conclusions.
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Charis

Author : Anne Proctor Chapin
ISBN : 0876615337
Genre : Art
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This tribute to Professor Sara Immerwahr comprises a short biography, her full bibliography, and twenty articles written by fellow scholars celebrating her contributions to the field of Bronze Age painting and art history, as well as her encouragement and generous support of her students and colleagues over many years. Thirteen Bronze Age scholars present papers that address aspects of social, political, religious, and ritual significance in wall paintings, matters of chronology, regional trade and interaction, and Cretan architecture. Seven scholars of the Archaic, Classical and Roman periods explore issues in sculpture, architecture, pottery, and dedications.
Category: Art

Ancient Cities

Author : Charles Gates
ISBN : 9781134676699
Genre : History
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Well illustrated with nearly 300 line drawings, maps and photographs, Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from an archaeological perspective, and in their cultural and historical contexts. Covering a huge area geographically and chronologically, it brings to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered by archaeological excavations from the Mediterranean basin and south-west Asia Examining both pre-Classical and Classical periods, this is an excellent introductory textbook for students of classical studies and archaeology alike.
Category: History