The book presents the prehistory of Attica (Neolithic and Bronze Age) first and then focuses mainly on the topography of the city-state of Athens over the centuries from 1050 BC, the beginning of historical times, to the 3rd/4th century AD, which is considered the end of Antiquity. The narration com..
The most important monuments with reconstructions so that the "then" complements the "now". The civilizations that flourished in the Peloponnese from the Mycenaean, Classical, Roman, Byzantine and Frankish periods.Tours of the archaeological sites and their museums...
This book is an anthology of authentic testimonies. Supported by letters, diaries, poems, photographs, sketches, it recaptures in a uniquely vivid way the feel of this fateful battle. But, above all, it reflects the futility of war, the heavy penalty paid by losers and victors alike.
This is not a ..
"A completely new account of the archaeological and historical evidence which relates to Delphi - the most important place in the ancient world. Each of the three sites at Delphi - the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Sanctuary of Athena and the Gymnasium - are described in detail, along with its arc..
This book presents a rounded approach to Greek maritime history, covering a wide range of themes from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. It discusses Greek shipping enterprises in Greece and abroad, focusing on seamen, merchants and shipowners. It looks at nineteenth-century port cities and tod..
Greek mythology holds a distinguished position amongst the masterpieces of world literature. Each chapter captivates the reader, who wanders mentally through the elegant and bright world of our mythology and sometimes plunges -together with the mythological heroes- into the bowels of the Earth or th..