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Greece, Images of an Enchanted Land, 1954-1965

Greece, Images of an Enchanted Land, 1954-1965


by Robert A. McCabe

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2006
  • HARD COVER
  • 201 PAGES

Taken between 1955 and 1957, this handsome collection of black-and-white photographs conveys the bygone simplicity of life in Greece. Divided in four sections: History, People, the Seas and Orthodoxy. Includes introductory essays by a Classicist, an archaeologist and a mythology expert. (GRE614, $85.00)

Introducing the Ancient Greeks, From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind

Introducing the Ancient Greeks, From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind


by Edith Hall

  • HISTORY
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 336 PAGES

Classicist Edith Hall visits 10 Greek communities at different moments during the 20 centuries of ancient Greek history, brilliantly assembling a unified vision of the Greek spirit. (GRE555, $16.95)

The Sites of Ancient Greece

The Sites of Ancient Greece


by Georg Gerster

  • ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 2012
  • HARD COVER
  • 160 PAGES

Taken between 1996 and 2006, these aerial photographs are a gods' eye view of Greece and includes famous sites like Mount Olympus, the Acropolis and the northern mainland isle of Crete. Includes a preface by the photographer. (GRE615, $69.95)

 

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