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Published by British School of Archaeology at Athens, Thames and Hudson in [Athens], [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Minoans -- Antiquities.,
  • Knossos (Ancient city)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby M.R. Popham, with J. Betts...[et al.]. Plates.
SeriesSupplementary volume / British School of Archaeology at Athens -- no.17
ContributionsBritish School at Athens.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,233p. of plates(some folded) :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18069962M

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The Minoan Unexplored Mansion at Knossos: Plates Hardcover – January 1, by M.R. Popham (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import, "Please retry" Author: M.R. Popham. Get this from a library! The Minoan unexplored mansion at Knossos: plates. [Mervyn R Popham; British School at Athens.]. : The Minoan Unexplored Mansion at Knossos (Text) (BSA Supplementary Volume) (): M. R. Popham: Books. Crete, Minoans - Non-fiction Non-Fiction books about ancient Crete and the Minoans. "The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and other Aegean islands such as Santorini and flourished from approximately to BCE".

In this private tour, you’ll have the chance to explore the most important monuments of the site such as, The Palace of Knossos, the Little Palace, the Royal Villa, house of the Frescoes, Caravanserai, the “Unexplored Mansion”, the Temple Tomb, the House of the High Priest, the South Mansion, the Villa of Dionysos etc. The Archaeological Tour of Knossos. Discover the greatness of the ancient Minoans and walk around the old stone-paths of Knossos, the cradle of Minoan civilization. The palace of Knossos, the centre of Minoan civilization, was constituted the main force of the island’s population during the Bronze Age. The “Unexplored Mansion 5/5(1). P of the now inappropriately named Unexplored Mansion at Knossos.2 Catalogued, reconstructed and published by M. A. S. Cameron in ,3 the fragments are part of a frescoed landscape depicting varieties of flowering plants that are thus far unique in Minoan.   This new reconstruction of the Floral fresco from the Unexplored Mansion is dedicated to the memory of Mark Cameron. Abbreviations: Cameron = M.A.S. Cameron, ‘A General Study of Minoan Frescoes with Particular Reference to Unpublished Wall Paintings from Knossos’, 3 vols. (unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Newcastle upon Tyne, ).Author: Anne P. Chapin.

Louise A. Hitchcock and Donald Preziosi, The Knossos Unexplored Mansion and the "villa-annex complex". Jan Driessen and Jannis Sakellarakis, The Vathypetro-complex: some observations on its architectural history and function. Vincenzo La Rosa, La "Villa Royale" de Haghia Triada. Philip P. Betancourt and Nanno Marinatos, The Minoan villa. Part I. Settled as early as the Neolithic period, the name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete. The palace of Knossos eventually became the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture. The palace was abandoned at some unknown time at the end of the Late Bronze Age, c. 1,–1, BC. The reason why is Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The term "Minoan" refers to the mythical King Minos of origin is debated, but it is commonly attributed to archeologist Arthur Evans (–). Minos was associated in Greek mythology with the labyrinth.. However, Karl Hoeck had already used the title Das Minoische Kreta in for volume two of his Kreta; this appears to be the first known use of the word Geographical range: Aegean Sea, especially Crete. Crete, Minoans - Fiction Fiction books about ancient Crete and the Minoans. "The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and other Aegean islands such as Santorini and flourished from approximately to BCE".