An Island Sanctuary

Author: John Stefanidis
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780789324825
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An Island Sanctuary from the Author: John Stefanidis. A sumptuously photographed tour of the Patmos, Greece house of renowned interior designer John Stefanidis explores its bold use of Mediterranean colors, natural materials and crisp lines as well as its emphasis on indoor-outdoor living and vibrant, culturally inspired garden life.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece And Rome

Author: Michael Gagarin
Publisher:
ISBN: 0195170725
Size: 63.83 MB
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The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece And Rome from the Author: Michael Gagarin. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. Areas covered include: --Greek and Latin Literature --Authors and Their Works --Historical Figures and Events --Religion and Mythology --Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials --Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools --Science and Technology --Politics, Economics, and Society --Material Culture and Everyday Life

At Home In Greece

Author: Julia Klimi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780500511657
Size: 33.91 MB
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At Home In Greece from the Author: Julia Klimi. A collection of regional photographs showcases some of Greece's most distinctive homes, in a volume that depicts the interiors, sea views, gardens, or courtyards of eight geographically arranged sections including Crete, the Saronic Islands, and Athens.

Greece

Author: Barry Brukoff
Publisher: Bulfinch
ISBN: 9780821229040
Size: 69.22 MB
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Greece from the Author: Barry Brukoff. Here is a marvelous record of this enchanting land, portraying the essence of Greece, its striking sea & landscape, its peoples, its culture & history & its ancient monuments.

Pausanias S Description Of Greece

Author: Pausanias
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108047238
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Pausanias S Description Of Greece from the Author: Pausanias. Sir James Frazer's 1898 six-volume translation of and commentary on Pausanias, the second-century CE traveller and antiquarian.

Greece

Author: Dana Facaros
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 9781860118982
Size: 57.21 MB
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Greece from the Author: Dana Facaros. This is a landmark travel guide--Greece joins the ranks of outstanding Cadogan country guides, including Italy and France. The acclaimed author, Dana Facaros, is half-Greek and visits annually. Her co-author, Linda Theodorou, lives in the Peloponnese. Together, they share 60 years of Greek travel experience! Greece is an increasingly popular choice for American visitors; 2.5 million made the journey in 1999 and it is now one of the top 15 destinations in the world for international tourist arrivals. Visitors from the States come for many different sorts of vacations, and the guide offers listings and practical advice to cater to all of them. Whitewater rafting in the Nestos gorge of Eastern Macedonia, exploring the secret mountain villages and Neda gorge in the Peloponnese, touring the archaeological sites and discovering the truth about the dream Oracle of Trophonios--or just relaxing in the fashionable mountain resort of Karpenisi--all are covered by the guide. Whatever travelers are looking for--from an audience with the gods at Olympia, to a quiet beach on a lesser-known island, to an insight into Europe's most varied biotope in the national parks--it's an invaluable companion. It brings the world-famous sights to life and uncovers some of Greece's secrets, helping readers to escape the crowds and seek out an authentic experience of the country. The guide features: *Fascinating insights into Greek history and culture *Inspiring color photography *Unbeatable hotel and restaurant listings

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece

Author: Nigel Wilson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113678800X
Size: 74.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece from the Author: Nigel Wilson. Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.

Michelin Green Guide Greece

Author: Michelin
Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
ISBN: 2067182145
Size: 37.57 MB
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Michelin Green Guide Greece from the Author: Michelin. Make the most of your trip to Greece with the eBook version of the Green Guide Greece by Michelin. Scout out the best attractions with Michelin's famed star-rating system from the theater ruins at Dodona to the Acropolis at Athens. Explore the Cyclades coastline by sea or walk to the top of Mount Zeus. Whether it’s shopping for local produce, or eating baklava at a taverna, Green Guide Greece is the oracle with its dedicated address book, expertly researched features, suggested walking and driving tours, color photos and detailed maps.