Old Smyrna Excavations: The Temples of Athena

Old Smyrna Excavations: The Temples of Athena Excavations At The Early Greek City Of Old Smyrna Were Carried Out Jointly By British And Turkish Teams The Rich Finds From Its Successive Temples Have Already Been Published In Ekrem Akurgal S Alt Smyrna I This Volume Presents A Detailed Account Of The Temples Themselves, As Cleared By The British Team The Most Important Was That Under Construction C BC, Though This Was Never Completed Most Of Its Superstructure Ended Up In Emergency Walling, Evidently Constructed During The Siege And Sack Of The City By Alyattes Of Lydia In C BC Nevertheless It Was Already A Monumental Aeolic Temple Of Superb Quality, And It Is Of The Greatest Importance For Our Understanding Of The Emergence Of East Greek Architecture The Evidence For Its Increasingly Ambitious Predecessors And Mostly Modest, Successors Is Also Presented

John Manuel Cook was Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology at Bristol University from 1958 until his retirement in 1976 He was educated at Marlborough College and King s College, Cambridge, where he won winning the Sir William Browne Gold Medal for a Greek Ode and the Members Prize for a Latin Essay He taught at Edinburgh University from 1936 to 1946, first as Assistant to the Professor

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  • Hardcover
  • 215 pages
  • Old Smyrna Excavations: The Temples of Athena
  • John Manuel Cook
  • English
  • 03 June 2019
  • 9780904887280

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