Athens, Attica and the Megarid: An Archaeological Guide (Hardback)
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Short Description for Athens, Attica and the Megarid This exciting new guide is the ideal companion to Greece if you are a traveller with historical and archaeological interests, as it combines practical information with impeccable scholarly research.
- Published: 13 April 2001
- Format: Hardback 416 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415243704 ISBN 10: 041524370X
Full description for Athens, Attica and the Megarid
This authoritative, up to date guide shows that there is much more to see in Athens and the surrounding areas than is often realised. Combining a practical, user-friendly format with the latest scholarly research, the book is the ideal companion for the traveller with archaeological interests, as well as being an invaluable resource for anyone studying the region and its archaeology. precise descriptions of how to get to the sites mentioned - all personally checked by the author illuminating artistic, historical, social and political background information unprecedented coverage of numerous important but lesser-known sites, as well as all the most famous monuments and areas detailed exploration of the post-classical, Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods an introduction to significant architectural features, including a helpful glossary a chronological list of sites and monuments, to help those interested in a specific period to plan their visit an introduction to the local flora and fauna Athens, Attica and the Megarid will give everyone who reads it a deeper understanding - and enjoyment - of these perennially fascinating areas of Greece.