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Knossos: A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos

Knossos: A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos

Paperback Ekdotike Athenon Travel Guides

By (author) Anna Michailidou, Translated by A. Doumas, Translated by T. Callen

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  • Publisher: Ekdotike Athenon S.A.
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 240mm x 10mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Athens
  • ISBN 10: 960213142X
  • ISBN 13: 9789602131428
  • Illustrations note: 85 illus
  • Sales rank: 1,487,237

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Introduction; Historical outline; Myth and tradition; History of the excavations;Minoans and Knossos; The archaeological site; Route from Herakleion to Knossos; Tour of the palace; The main features; West court - west facade; West porch - corridor of the procession - central court; South propylaeum - west magazines - piano nobile; Throne room - tripartite shrine - pillar crypts; Grand staircase - hall of the double axes - queen's hall; Upper floor of the domestic quarter - shrine of the double axes; Royal workshops and magazines - east hall; North entrance - north lustral area - theatral area; The dependencies of the palace; Art treasures from Knossos.

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INTRODUCTION, 8; HISTORICAL OUTLINE, 11; MYTH AND TRADITION, 11; HISTORY OF THE EXCAVATIONS, 18; MINOANS AND KNOSSOS, 24; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, 39; ROUTE FROM HERAKLEION TO KNOSSOS, 39; TOUR OF THE PALACE, 43; The Main Features, 43; West Court - West Facade, 47; West Porch - Corridor of the Procession - Central Court, 52; South Propylaeum - West Magazines - Piano Nobile, 57; Throne Room - Tripartite Shrine - Pillar Crypts, 64; Grand Staircase - Hall of the Double Axes - Queen's Hall, 75; Upper Floor of the Domestic Quarter - Shrine of the Double Axes, 82; Royal Workshops and Magazines - East Hall, 84; North Entrance - North Lustral Area - Theatral Area, 92; THE DEPENDENCIES OF THE PALACE, 98; ART TREASURES FROM KNOSSOS, 112.