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Stones of Athens

R. E. Wycherley

Stones of Athens

by R. E. Wycherley

  • 70 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • General,
  • Architecture,
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Greece,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Athens

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758478M
    ISBN 100691100594
    ISBN 109780691100593

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Interpreting the monuments of Athens in light of literature, R. Wycherley brings before us the city the ancients knew. Philosophers, statesmen, travelers, dramatists, poets, private citizens―the words of all these suggest how the city looked at various periods, how its monuments came to be built, and how they served the people in daily by:   The "Stones" is a wonderful guide to Ancient Athenian topography with plans and rare black and white pictures.

Though the Parthenon and the Erectheion are treated in two different chapters, the book's focus is not on the most important buildings of the city but rather on its general features/5.

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Interpreting the monuments of Athens in light of literature, R. Wycherley brings before us the city the ancients knew. Philosophers, statesmen, travelers, dramatists, poets, private citizens—the words of all these suggest how the city looked at various periods, how its monuments came to be built, and how they served the people in daily by: Interpreting the monuments of Athens in light of literature, R.

Wycherley brings before us the city the ancients knew. Philosophers, statesmen, travelers, dramatists, poets, private citizens--the words of all these suggest how the city looked at various periods, how its monuments came to be built, and how they served the people in daily life.

Interpreting the monuments of Athens in light of literature, R. Wycherley brings before us the city the ancients knew. Philosophers, statesmen, travelers, dramatists, poets, private citizens–the words of all these suggest how the city looked at various periods, how its monuments came to be built, and how they served the people in daily life.

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