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Athens, Attica and the Megarid

An Archaeological Guide, 1st Edition

By Hans Rupprecht Goette

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416 pages

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Description

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.

Written by an expert on Greece's landscape and archaeology, the guide is unique in exploring a wide range of sites off the beaten track. It also tours all the best-known monuments and regions, from the Acropolis to Aegina, from Megara to Marathon and from Sounion to Salamis.

Beautifully illustrated with over 200 plates, maps, plans and drawings, it includes:

* precise descriptions of routes and individual sites

* artistic, historical, social and political background

* unprecedented coverage outside Athens

* detailed exploration of the post-classical, Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods.

Take it with you on your travels or read it at home; either way, you will gain a deeper appreciation and enjoyment of Greece's history and archaeology.

Reviews

'The great strength of this guidebook … is the detail in relation to the well known sites … and the inclusion of many more in the area … This makes it an extremely useful work of reference.' - Minerva

'Purchase a copy for the school library … and relive the real experiences which it enhanced.' - JACT Review

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology