The Complete Greek Temples

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Tony Spawforth

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This is the first complete, fully illustrated survey of Greek temples ever compiled in one volume. From the debated origins of the temple in the Greek dark ages to its transformation at the end of antiquity, this book summarizes the latest thinking, bringing to light new discoveries, and placing emphasis not only on the architecture but also its cultural and historical context.

Written by a leading authority and profusely illustrated with photographs, maps, plans and reconstruction drawings, this is both an inspiring survey for tourists and travellers and an essential work of reference for all those interested in the monuments of our classical past.

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Weight 1190 g
Dimensions 20 x 26.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 30 May 2006
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Dimensions 20 x 26.2 cm
Weight 1190 g
Tony Spawforth is Professor of Ancient History at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne University and Honorary Curator of the Shefton Museum of Greek Art there. He is also well-known as a presenter for the BBC television series 'Ancient Voices'.