The Hexamilion and the Hortress

The Hexamilion and the Hortress

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Publication of the largest single archaeological site in Greece', the massive barrier wall built across the Isthmus of Corinth in the 5th century AD to hold back the northern barbarians. A full architectural analysis (including reconstructions) is supplemented by chapters on the geographical location and the history up to 1821. An important contribution to Byzantine history, as well as a report on extensive new investigations.

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  • Hardback | 155 pages
  • 221 x 307.3 x 25.4mm | 1,133.99g
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Princeton, United States
  • English
  • 5th
  • with 30 figs and 46 plates.
  • 0876619359
  • 9780876619353