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Excavations at Thera I

Spyridon Marinatos

Excavations at Thera I

first preliminary report, 1967 season

by Spyridon Marinatos

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Published in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thera Island (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Thera Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Thera Island.,
    • Minoans -- Greece -- Thera Island.,
    • Thera Island (Greece) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Spyridon Marinatos.
      Series[Bibliothēkē tēs en Athēnais Archaiologikēs Hetaireias] 64, Bibliothēkē tēs en Athēnais Archaiologikēs Hetaireias,, ar. 64
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF221.T38 M369
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p.
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5132545M
      LC Control Number74250987

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marinatos, Spyridōn, Excavations at Thera VI. Athens, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Get this from a library! Excavations at Thera V ( season). [Spyridōn Marinatos]Missing: Thera I.

      THERA: POMPEII OF THE ANCIENT AEGEAN, EXCAVATIONS AT AKROTIRI WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, 15 IN COLOUR. BY CHRISTOS G. DOUMAS. London: Thames and Hudson, First Edition, Second Printing. Scarce. A scarce and attractive large illustrated book. Published 35 years ago, this book is now long out-of-print and Rating: % positive. A group of six books with archaeology themes. Includes “Excavations at Thera I” and “Excavations at Thera II” by Spyridon Marinatos, copyright , “Delphi” by Basil Chr. Petracos, copyright

      ΑLS 3, Akrotiri excavations: Issue 3 () Periodical Publication of the Society for the Promotion of Studies on Prehistoric Thera Soft cover, Pages: Thera is the most southerly of the Cycladic islands, which fill the Aegean Sea between Greece and Crete. It is an active volcano, near a major earthquake fault, and during its violent past the Author: Emily Vermeule.


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Excavations at Thera I;: First preliminary report, season, ([Bibliotheke tes en Athenais Archaiologikes Hetaireias] 64) Paperback – January 1, by Spyridon Marinatos (Author)Author: Spyridon Marinatos.

Although this book is now 30 years old, the archaeology is solid and for the most part not out of date. Dating of the cataclysmic eruption of Thera at some time near the middle of the second millennium BCE (Late Bronze Age) is still the subject of debate, as it was at the writing of this by:   Includes bibliographical references (p.

) and index. Thera: Pompeii of the ancient Aegean: excavations at Akrotiri, Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marinatos, Spyridōn, Excavations at Thera. Athens: Archaiologikē Hetaireia, (OCoLC) Thera: Pompeii of the Ancient Aegean: Excavations at Akrotiri (New Aspects of Antiquity) Hardcover out of 5 stars 8 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(8).

Ancient Thera (Greek: Αρχαία Θήρα) is an antique city on a ridge of the steep, m high Messavouno mountain on the Greek island of Santorini. It was named after the mythical ruler of the island, Theras, and was inhabited from the 9th century BCE until CE.

Starting in the city was systematically investigated by Friedrich Hiller von Gaertringen, who excavated there until The earliest excavations on Santorini were conducted by French geologist F. Fouque inafter some local people found old artifacts at a quarry. Later, inthe digs by German archeologist Baron Friedrich Hiller von Gaertringen revealed the ruins of ancient Thera on Mesa Vouno.

The eminent Greek archeologist Spyridon Marinatos started the excavations in Akrotiri inin order to prove his theory that the collapse of the Minoan civilization was due to the massive volcanic eruption of Santorini. He went on until his death inwhen the archaeologist Christos Doumas took over and till today he continues his work with remarkable results.

Each Book Excavation begins by cutting a hole in the cover of a book with a scalpel or x-acto blade. I cut my way through the pages selectively keeping fragments of images and words to create a composition using the content of the book as it emerges.

In this way a sculptural relief emerges as I carve my way though the g: Thera I. Akrotiri: The archaeological site and the museum of prehistoric Thera A brief guide. By Christos G. Doumas Director of Excavations at Akrotiri, Thera Professor Emeritus, University of Athens.

Translated from Greek by Alexandra Doumas. Softcover, pages, 24×17 cm Published by: The Society for the Promotion of Studies on Prehistoric Thera. Excavations at Thera II ( season) (Bibliotheke tes en Athenais Archaiologikes Hetaireias, 64) by Marinatos, Spyridon and a great selection of related books.

The modern excavations at Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Thera (also known as Santorini), have provided students of antiquity with a unique opportunity to examine the civilization of the Aegean Bronze Age ( BC) and the role of Thera within it.

Thera in the Bronze Age presents a detailed study of the geography, history, and culture of a vibrant society that met its end in a. book Thera, Pompeii of the ancient Aegean: excavations at Akrotiri, Christos G Doumas Published in in New York NY) by Thames and HudsonCited by: Excavations at Thera, V on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Athens.

Akrotiri Excavations & The Wall Paintings of Thera: The excavations at Akrotiri have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at the site dates from the Late Neolithic times (at least the 4th millennium BC). During the Early Bronze Age (3rd millennium BC), a sizeable settlement was founded.

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Some chapters are dedicated to the persona of. Excavations at Thera, V Paperback – January 1, by Spyridon Marinatos (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Spyridon Marinatos.

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Excavations At Thera VMissing: Thera I.Click to read more about Excavations at Thera I;: First preliminary report, season, ([Bibliotheke tes en Athenais Archaiologikes Hetaireias] 64) by Spyridon Marinatos. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Spyridon Marinatos.Following a brief campaign of excavation, to the east of the present site, by Robert Zahn innothing further was done for almost seventy years.

In Spyridon Marinatos published an article suggesting that the simultaneous destruction of so many Minoan palaces and villas was the result of violent volcanic activity on Thera.