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Archaeology of Greece : An Introduction

Archaeology of Greece : An Introduction - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0801482809

Cover of Archaeology of Greece : An Introduction 2ND 96 (ISBN 978-0801482809)
ISBN13: 978-0801482809
ISBN10: 0801482801
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Published: 1996
International: No

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Archaeology of Greece : An Introduction - 2ND 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0801482809

William R. Biers

ISBN13: 978-0801482809
ISBN10: 0801482801
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

William R. Biers wrote The Archaeology of Greece to introduce students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece. The great popularity of the first edition testifies to his success. In his preface to the second edition, Biers points out that, while the field of Greek archaeology may seem conservative and slow-moving, it has undergone major changes, especially in regard to work on the Bronze Age. The revised edition brings information on all areas up to date, reflecting the most recent research, and it includes cross references to Perseus II, the interactive electronic data base on Archaic and Classical Greece. This edition includes new illustrations, some of recent finds, some of improved plans, and others added to enhance an explanation or to illustrate a

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Abbreviations

1 Archaeology in Greece
2 The Minoans
3 The Mycenaeans
4 The Dark Ages
5 The Geometric Period
6 The Orientalizing Period
7 The Archaic Period
8 The Fifth Century
9 The Fourth Century
10 The Hellenistic Age

Epilogue
Suggestions for Further Reading
Select Bibliography
Glossary
Index