The Archaeology of Athens

The Archaeology of Athens

by John M. Camp
     
 

A general introduction to the history and major monuments of ancient Athens from earliest times to the 6th century AD. Divided into two sections, the first providing a basic narrative history, the second focusing on individual sites. Neither section is in-depth although there are plenty of illustrations and references to further reading.See more details below

Overview

A general introduction to the history and major monuments of ancient Athens from earliest times to the 6th century AD. Divided into two sections, the first providing a basic narrative history, the second focusing on individual sites. Neither section is in-depth although there are plenty of illustrations and references to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300101515
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/10/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IThe Monuments of Athens
1Introduction: The Physical Setting3
2The Prehistoric Period11
Paleolithic and Neolithic11
Early Bronze Age12
Middle Bronze Age13
Late Bronze Age14
3Early and Archaic Athens21
The Dark Ages21
The Eighth and Seventh Centuries22
The Sixth Century26
Solon26
Peisistratos28
The Rise of Democracy39
The Persian Wars47
4Classical Athens59
Kimon63
Perikles72
The Parthenon74
The Propylaia82
The Temple of Athena Nike90
The Erechtheion93
The Lower City100
Attica106
The Peloponnesian War117
The Fourth Century137
5Hellenistic Athens161
6Roman Athens183
7Late Roman Athens223
Epilogue239
Pt. IISite Summaries
Athens247
Acropolis248
Acropolis Slopes254
Agora257
Kerameikos261
Mouseion Hill, Pnyx, Areopagos264
Olympieion, Southeast Athens266
Attica271
Acharnai274
Brauron277
East Coast: Steireia, Prasiai (Porto Raphti, Koroni, Perati)281
Eleusis283
Ikaria289
Marathon291
Peiraieus294
Phyle299
Rhamnous301
Sounion305
Thorikos311
West Coast: Euonymon, Aixone, Cape Zoster, Cave of Pan (Trachones, Glyphada, Vouliagmeni, Vari)315
Border Areas319
Eleutherai319
Oropos (Amphiareion)322
Salamis324
Abbreviations328
Illustration Credits329
Index330

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