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    DescriptionThis book lets you wander through the labyrinth city of Knossos and lose yourself in its ancient treasures. There are full colour photographs of original artefacts, sculptures, reliefs and frescos that bring this fascinating palace to life. You can learn about the enthralling mythology that surrounds Knossos including the fabled minotaur that was said to dwell in a labyrinth in the gardens of the enormous palace. You can discover what everyday life was really like for the people of rural, urban and coastal Crete between 2000 and 1450BC. You can unearth the story of the city's discovery in the early 20th century and find out what can be seen at the historical site today.


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    Title
    Knossos
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R. Rossi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 585 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715327623
    ISBN 10: 0715327623
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC22: 939.18
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Illustrations note
    200 colour photographs
    Publisher
    DAVID & CHARLES
    Imprint name
    DAVID & CHARLES
    Publication date
    30 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Newton Abbot
    Table of contents
    1 The discovery; 2 Elements of civilization; 3 The place today.