The Acropolis in the Age of Pericles / Edition 1

The Acropolis in the Age of Pericles / Edition 1

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by Jeffrey M. Hurwit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521527406

ISBN-13: 9780521527408

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This abridged and revised edition of the author's monumental The Athenian Acropolis: History, Mythology and Archaeology from the Neolithic Era to the Present (Cambridge, 1998) focuses specifically on the development of the Acropolis in the fifth century BC and the building program initiated by Pericles. Incorporating the latest discoveries and research on

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This abridged and revised edition of the author's monumental The Athenian Acropolis: History, Mythology and Archaeology from the Neolithic Era to the Present (Cambridge, 1998) focuses specifically on the development of the Acropolis in the fifth century BC and the building program initiated by Pericles. Incorporating the latest discoveries and research on individual monuments of the Acropolis, this edition is illustrated with 145 halftones as well as a CD-ROM including 180 color images of the monuments of the Acropolis. Previous Edition Hb (1998): 0-521-41786-4 Previous Edition Pb (2000): 0-521-42834-3

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521527408
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
Abridged edition
Pages:
330
Sales rank:
1,226,798
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. The rock and the goddess; 2. Landscape of memory: the past on the classical acropolis; 3. Pericles, Athens, and the building program; 4. The Parthenon; 5. The Propylaia; 6. The Erechtheion (the classical temple of Athena Polias); 7. The sanctuary of Athena Nike; 8. The rest of the program; 9. Conclusion: the Periclean Acropolis as a whole.

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This is a great book and the author is really knowledgeable. The writing style is very user friendly and accessible. There is also a great expanse of information provided.