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Greek Sanctuaries: An Introduction

Mary Emerson - 2007 - History - Snippet view
"Greek Sanctuaries" offers a good basic understanding of ancient Greek sanctuary sites and temple architecture. Assuming no prior knowledge, it introduces the reader to a select number of sites and temples in some depth, explaining technical ...

Sanctuaries and the Sacred in the Ancient Greek World

John Pedley - 2005 - Art - No preview available
This book explores the variety of ancient Greek sanctuaries--their settings, spaces, shapes, and structures--and the rituals associated with them, such as festivals and processions, sacrifice and libation, dining and drinking, prayer and offering ...

Temples and Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece

Evi Melas - Gods, Greek, in art - No preview available


Brian Dicks - 1977 - Corfu - Snippet view

Corfu and the Other Ionian Islands

Martin Young - 1977 - Corfu - Snippet view

The Ionian Islands: Corfu, Cephalonia and Beyond

John Freely - 2008 - Travel - No preview available
Legend has it that the Ionian Islands were created as Zeus’ beautiful lover, Io, raced through the Ionian Sea escaping Hera’s wrath. Rising from the waters between Greece and Italy, the Ionians – peaks of an underwater mountain range – are quite ...

Prospero's Cell: A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of Corfu

Lawrence Durrell, Simon Winchester - 2008 - Travel - No preview available
"Prospero's Cell is a diary of Lawrence Durrell's life on Corfu just before World War II. Early in 1937, at the age of 25, he and his new wife took an old fisherman's house on the north end of the island and began to explore and describe the ...

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

Thomas Cahill - 2003 - History - No preview available
Examines the remarkable legacy of the ancient Greeks, from the origins of Greek culture to the development of Western literature, drama, poetry, and philosophy to the Greek influence on human science, mathematics, and logic.