Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

By: Jennifer Palinkas (author), Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst (author), Guy D. Sanders (author), James Herbst (author)Paperback

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This is the first official guidebook to the site of Ancient Corinth published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 50 years. Fully updated with the most current information, color photos, maps, and plans, the Corinth Site Guide is an indispensable resource for the casual tourist or professional archaeologist new to the site. The Guide begins with a history of Corinth and its excavations, followed by a tour of the museum. The Guide continues with a route inside the fenced area of the archaeological site from the Temple of Apollo to the Bema to the Peirene Fountain and more. The final section describes the ancient monuments outside the fence: the Odeum, the Theater, and the Asklepieion, and then the various remains of Ancient Corinth located within and outside the ancient Greek walls, including the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore and the Lechaion Basilica. Short bibliographic notes for many entries lead the reader to fuller descriptions of monuments, objects, and concepts. A glossary is also provided. Interspersed between descriptions of 69 monuments are seven Topographical Notes and focus boxes on special topics such as geology, Pausanias, St. Paul, and prehistoric Corinth and the Corinthia.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780876616611
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780876616611
  • ISBN10: 0876616619

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