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Excavations at Thera

Spyridon Marinatos

Excavations at Thera

[reports].

by Spyridon Marinatos

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Published in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thera Island (Greece) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Vol. 7 published in the series: Archaioi Topoi kai Mouseia tes Hellados, Arith. 4. Vol. 1 has a subtitle: First preliminary report 1967 season. Vol. 6 in 2 pts. (pt. 2, col. plates and plans in portfolio) Includes bibliography.

    SeriesBibliotheke tes en Athenais Archaiologikes Hetaireias, 64, Bibliotheke (Archaeological Society of Athens), 64
    ContributionsArchaeological Society of Athens
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1-7 in 8. illus., map. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18814893M

    The precious remains of Akrotiri, an ancient city obliterated in the great eruption of Thera. I read a book recently where the author postulated that Akrotiri (Thera) was called Atlantis by the Geeks because they believed that Atlas stood on the mountain to hold up the world. Recent excavations at the famous prehistoric village of Author: Dhwty. Akrotiri, Thira (Prefecture of Kiklades) Telephone: +30 , , Fax: Email: [email protected]

    This book examines the early history of the Akrotiri excavations by Spyridon Marinatos. It also attempts to analyze the life of the people, capture the rhythms of their life and understand their religion. Some chapters are dedicated to the persona of. The modern excavations at Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Thera (also known as Santorini), have provided students of antiquity with a unique opportunity to examine the civilization of the Aegean Bronze Age ( BC) and the role of Thera within it. Thera in the Bronze Age presents a detailed study of the geography, history, and culture of a vibrant society that met its end in a.

    If you are searching for a book Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean: Excavations at Akrotiri (New Aspects of Antiquity) by Christos G. Doumas in pdf form, then you have come on to the faithful website. An extraordinary and very interesting museum lies in the center of Fira, the capital of Santorini, very close to the cable Archaeological Museum of Thera is a very educational small gem that offers an insight into the island’s past and proves how sophisticated the civilizations that preceded us were. It was built in by the Ministry of Public Works since the previous one.


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Excavations at Thera by Spyridon Marinatos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Archaeological researches had already started in the 19th century. The eminent Greek archeologist Excavations at Thera book Marinatos started the excavations in Akrotiri inin order to prove his theory that the collapse of the Minoan civilization was due to the massive volcanic eruption of went on until his death inwhen the archaeologist Christos Doumas took.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marinatos, Spyridōn, Excavations at Thera. Athens: Archaiologikē Hetaireia, (OCoLC) Excavations at Thera, V Paperback – by Sp. Marinatos (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price Excavations at Thera book from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Paperback from $ Author: Sp. Marinatos. excavations, ancient thera Ancient Thera (Greek: Αρχαία Θήρα) is an antique city on a ridge of the steep, m high Messavouno mountain on the Greek island of Santorini.

It was named after the mythical ruler of the island, Theras, and was inhabited from the 9th century BCE until CE. Excavations At Thera V Paperback – by Spyridon Marinatos (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 7 Used from $ 2 New from $ The Amazon Book Review Author: Spyridon Marinatos. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marinatos, Spyridōn, Excavations at Thera VI. Athens, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. excavations, akrotiri Akrotiri (Greek: Ακρωτήρι, pronounced Greek: [akroˈtiri]) is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera).

The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about BC and buried in volcanic ash, which preserved the remains of fine frescoes and many objects and artworks. Akrotiri Excavations & The Wall Paintings of Thera: The excavations at Akrotiri have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean.

The first habitation at the site dates from the Late Neolithic times (at least the 4th millennium BC). During the Early Bronze Age (3rd millennium BC), a sizeable settlement was founded. This item: Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean: Excavations at Akrotiri (New Aspects of Antiquity) Hardcover $1, Ships from and sold by Books Mela Aus.

Akrotiri, Thera: An Architecture of Affluence 3, Years Old by Clairy Palyvou Paperback $/5(8). ΑLS 3, Akrotiri excavations: Issue 3 () Periodical Publication of the Society for the Promotion of Studies on Prehistoric Thera Soft cover, Pages:   Includes bibliographical references (p.

) and index. Thera: Pompeii of the ancient Aegean: excavations at Akrotiri, Pages: THERA: POMPEII OF THE ANCIENT AEGEAN, EXCAVATIONS AT AKROTIRI WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, 15 IN COLOUR.

BY CHRISTOS G. DOUMAS. London: Thames and Hudson, First Edition, Second Printing. Scarce. A scarce and attractive large illustrated book.

Published 35 years ago, this book is now long out-of-print and Rating: % positive. The promise of Thera is vivid now as it was a hundred years ago. The island may answer questions scholars have asked for years, if they are left free to look : Emily Vermeule.

The Wall-Paintings of Thera. Published by: Thera Foundation, Greece. Date: Edited by C. Doumas (Director of excavations in Akrotiri) Translated by A. Doumas. Received the Academy of Athens Award in Rare book. In this way a sculptural relief emerges as I carve my way though the pages. The composition emerges intuitively.

As I cut I consider both narrative and compositional dynamics to create a new vision of the book's content. I enjoy how these Excavations turn the linear format of a book into a flat window through which to observe many pages at once.

Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean by Doumas, Christos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean: Excavations at Akrotiri New Aspects of Antiquity by Doumas, Christos G - AbeBooks. Excavations. The earliest excavations on Santorini were conducted by French geologist F.

Fouque inafter some local people found old artifacts at a quarry. Later, in –, the digs by German archeologist Baron Friedrich Hiller von Gaertringen revealed the ruins of ancient Thera on Mesa Vouno.

Today, A few months ago, Christos Doumas was made an honorary citizen of was to be expected. His occupation with the island’s ancient heritage now goes back more than 50 years. “As a student of the ancient civilizations of the Aegean, I have become accustomed to measuring time in millennia.

The book mentions how Marinatos was, at the same time, aiming to become the Director of Antiquities at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. The book also makes note of the political atmosphere in Greece at the time.

Archaeological sites. Marinatos was responsible for excavations at: Akrotiri (prehistoric city), Thera; Amnisos; ArkalochoriFields: Archaeology. book Thera, Pompeii of the ancient Aegean: excavations at Akrotiri, Christos G Doumas Published in in New York NY) by Thames and HudsonCited by:. Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean, Excavations at Akrotiri [New Aspects of Antiquity] by Doumas, Christos G.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The excavation at Akrotiri on Thera InProfessor Spyridon Marinatos () put forward the theory that the Theran eruption brought on the end of the Minoan civilization in Crete.

His excavations at Akrotiri () revealed the well-preserved Cycladic settlement of the sixteenth century BC, with multi-storeyed buildings and an.The excavations at Thera and the Aegean Late Bronze Age Christos Doumas The abrupt decline of the Minoan civilisation in Crete between and BC has been linked with the consequences of an exceptionally violent eruption of the volcano : Christos Doumas.