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An encyclopedia of the history of classical archaeology / edited by Nancy Thomson de Grummond.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
1996
Imprint:
London, England ; Chicago, Ill. : Fitzroy Dearborn, 1996.
Format:
  • Book
  • 2 v.`(xxiv, 1330 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [1227]-1232) and index in v. 2.
Contents:
  • The encyclopedia-- chronology of the history of archaeology.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
With 1,125 entries and 170 contributors, this is the first encyclopedia on the history of classical archaeology. It focuses on Greek and Roman material, but also covers the prehistoric and semi-historical cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean, the Etruscans, and manifestations of Greek and Roman culture in Europe and Asia Minor. The Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology includes entries on individuals whose activities influenced the knowledge of sites and monuments in their own time; articles on famous monuments and sites as seen, changed, and interpreted through time; and entries on major works of art excavated from the Renaissance to the present day as well as works known in the Middle Ages. As the definitive source on a comparatively new discipline - the history of archaeology - these finely illustrated volumes will be useful to students and scholars in archaeology, the classics, history, topography, and art and architectural history.
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Contributor:
De Grummond, Nancy Thomson.
Subjects:
ISBN:
188496480X
1884964788
1884964796
9781884964800
9781884964787
9781884964794

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