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.

At Home In Greece

Author: Julia Klimi
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ISBN: 9780500511657
Size: 68.81 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.

My Greek Island Home

Author: Claire Lloyd
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ISBN: 9781908337184
Size: 77.48 MB
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My Greek Island Home from the Author: Claire Lloyd. The tang of salt in the air. Sunlight sparkling on clear blue water. Pomegranate seeds glistening like jewels in your palm. Australian artist, designer and photographer Claire Lloyd had a successful career in London, a beautiful apartment and a life filled with excitement and travel. However, she was beginning to feel exhausted by her life's hectic pace. One day a chance conversation with a friend led her to the Greek island of Lesvos, where she finally found what she was looking for - a sense of peace and the return of her creative drive. This book describes Claire's journey to a small village in Greece - the ancient land of gods and poets, where the seasons govern a way of life that has barely changed over thousands of years. Accompanied by Claire's stunning photographs filled with colour and light, this inspirational story of reconnecting with nature and community, and finding beauty in the smallest details, will make you see the world anew. For more please visit: ClaireLloyd.com ClaireLloydloves.wordpress.com

Living By Design

Author: John Stefanidis
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847820412
Size: 11.31 MB
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Living By Design from the Author: John Stefanidis. A look at a leading designer's own home--a rustic country estate--reveals his dramatic use of foliage and light and discusses the details of each room to show how individual spaces link to form the complete look. First serial, House Beautiful.

Greek Style

Author: Suzanne Slesin
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780517568743
Size: 23.94 MB
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Greek Style from the Author: Suzanne Slesin. Captures the elegant simplicity of Greek interior design, the lively diversity of contemporary Greek culture, and the sights, landscapes, attractions, and colorful people that have made Greece immensely popular to travelers

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece And Rome

Author: Michael Gagarin
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ISBN: 0195170725
Size: 72.50 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

Dhurries

Author: Nada Chaldecott
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ISBN: 9780500511381
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Dhurries from the Author: Nada Chaldecott. The dhurrie - for centuries a widely used floor covering in the Indian subcontinent - is becoming a cult item in Western decoration. Its striking colours and the powerful simplicity and variety of its designs are the perfect accompaniment to 21st-century interiors. This is the first thorough-going guide to the dhurrie, incorporating over 250 examples, most specially photographed. The history of dhurries stretches from the Ajanta cave paintings to the present day and readers will see here the earliest surviving dhurrie, from the 17th century, originally in the Amber Palace in Rajasthan. Each design pattern, whether of main field or border, figurative or geometric, is carefully analysed and clearly illustrated. Materials, spinning, dyeing, and the techniques of weaving are clearly explained, and there is a map, a glossary, a select bibliography and an index.

The Afterlife Of Greek And Roman Sculpture

Author: Troels Myrup Kristensen
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472119699
Size: 77.74 MB
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The Afterlife Of Greek And Roman Sculpture from the Author: Troels Myrup Kristensen. "This book developed out of two seminars held in the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University on 26 September 2008 and 25 March 2011."