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    DescriptionGreece, 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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    An Oxford Archaeological Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Mee, By (author) Antony Spawforth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    ISBN 13: 9780192880581
    ISBN 10: 0192880586

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVG
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    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: WTHM
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 98
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, TRV009080
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    LC classification: DF78.M37 2
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    B&T Approval Code: A17260000
    LC classification: DF78 .M37 2001
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    Illustrations note
    numerous line figures and halftones
    Oxford University Press
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    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    01 June 2001
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    Author Information
    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.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements ; How to use this Guide ; Introduction ; Environment and Ecology ; Historical Overview ; Warfare and Defence ; Residential Space ; Waterworks ; The Agora and Gymnasium ; Gods and their Sanctuaries ; Competitions ; The Greek Way of Death ; Ancient Travellers and Tourists ; Athens, Attika, and the Saronic ; Corinth and Environs ; Argolid ; Lakonia ; Messenia ; Arkadia ; Elis and Achaia ; Central Greece and Euboia ; Akarnania and Aitolia ; Thessaly and Environs ; Epeiros ; Macedonia ; Chronology ; Glossary ; Select Bibliography ; Index