Greece : An Oxford Archaeological Guide

By (author) Christopher Mee , By (author) Antony Spawforth


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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

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 137.16 x 215.9 x 30.48mm | 635.03g
  • 01 Jun 2001
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford
  • English
  • numerous line figures and halftones
  • 0192880586
  • 9780192880581
  • 706,997

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Christopher Mee was formerly Assistant Director of the British School at Athens, and is now Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. He specializes in the prehistory of Greece and has directed field projects in Laconia and on the Methana peninsula.

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