Greece: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (Paperback)
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Short Description for Greece Offers descriptions and plans of over a hundred major and minor archaeological sites in mainland Greece, dating from the Neolithic to the early Christian eras. This illustrated guide contains background information on each site and on the general history and archaeology of Greece in this period.
- Published: 01 June 2001
- Format: Paperback 480 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780192880581 ISBN 10: 0192880586
- Sales rank: 624,466
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Full description for Greece
Greece, with all its temples, cities, and sanctuaries created by Europe's most formative ancient civilization, is a must-see for the archaeological traveller. This guide provides: * Coverage of all the main archaeological sites in Greece, ranging from prehistory to the sixth century AD * Sites arranged by region, and including Philip's Tomb at Vergina Palace complex at Mycenae Temples of the Acropolis Hellenistic city of the Messene Roman colony of Corinth * 'Partner factor' ratings including sites worth visiting during your stay for the scenic setting, including bathing * Up-to-date introduction surveying Greece's landscape, history, and archaeology from the Neolithic period to the end of antiquity, and placing the sites in their cultural context * A chronology for reference and a glossary of essential terms.