Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of a Holy Place, from Homer to World War II

Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of a Holy Place, from Homer to World War II

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813932590
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 06/07/2012
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 866,580
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Veronica della Dora is Lecturer in Geographies of Knowledge in the School of Geographical Sciences at Bristol University and the coeditor of High Places: Cultural Geographies of Mountains, Ice, and Science.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Foreword xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction 1

1 Mythical Athos 17

2 Utopian Athos 56

3 Iconic Athos 84

4 Erudite Athos 124

5 Geopolitical Athos 162

6 Scientific Athos 202

Epilogue 235

Notes 243

References 275

Index 299

Interviews

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