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Palace of Minos

Evans, Arthur Sir

Palace of Minos

a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos.

by Evans, Arthur Sir

  • 185 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Biblo and Tannen in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Crete (Greece),
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities,
    • Greece -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Part of illustrative matter folded in pocket, v. 3-6.

      ContributionsEvans, Joan, 1893-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF221.C8 E75 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 v. in 6.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885750M
      LC Control Number63018048
      OCLC/WorldCa476343

      Chronicling the excavations of Arthur Evans at what he dubbed (sans evidence) the royal palace of King Minos, Scarre and Stefoff attribute the site's enduring fascination for archaeologists and tourists both as much to his marketing abilities as to the dazzling finds made there. Evans realized that here was "an extraordinary phenomenon, nothing Greek, nothing Roman. A wholly unexplored world." The Palace of Minos at Knossos recounts the exciting story of uncovering a remarkable society lost to the world for 3, years, from its initial discovery through its excavation to the structure we see today.

      In Greek mythology, King Minos dwelt in a palace at Knossos. He had Daedalus construct a labyrinth, a very large maze (by some connected with the double-bladed axe, or labrys) in which to retain his son, the us also built a dancing floor for Queen Ariadne. The name «Knossos» was subsequently adopted by Arthur Evans. As far as is currently known, it was William Stillman, the. The Palace of Minos by Arthur Evans and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Palace of Minos by Evans, Arthur Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos (Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology) (Part 2) Paperback – Aug /5(2). This is the best book that I've read on the palace at Knossos -- and I've read quite a few.

For someone wanting to get a good, basic idea of the layout of the palace and what artifacts were found where, this book is perfect. The descriptions help bring clarity to what is typically a labyrinthine subject.

Great pictures and by: 1. The Palace of Minos at Knossos (Digging for the Past) Hardcover – December Palace of Minos book, by Chris Scarre (Author), Rebecca Stefoff (Author)5/5(2).

The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos (Volume II, Part I: Fresh Lights on Origins and External Relations: The Restoration in Town and Palace After Seismic Catastrophe Towards Close of M.

III, and the Beginnings of the New Era with Figures in theBook Edition: Scanned PDF. The Palace of Minos at Knossos recounts the exciting story of uncovering a remarkable society lost to the world for 3, years, from its initial discovery through its excavation to the structure we see today.

Sidebars on archaeological techniques, illustrations of the sites, tables, and diagrams throughout provide a wealth of information on the : Chris Scarre. Palace of Minos book The palace of Minos: a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos by Arthur John Evans.

Goodreads 3/5(3). Rejecting Evans' view of Knossos as a bronze age royal palace, Castleden puts forward alternative interpretations - that the building was a necropolis or a temple - and argues that the temple interpretation is the most satisfactory in the light of modern archaeological knowledge about Minoan by: 3.

Although the aim of being touristic guideline (the one I read is an old version without print date so not sure whether it is version) is mentioned at the introduction of the book, there are so many missed on great Minoan civilisation being the inspiration of Mediterranean /5.

The Palace of Minos at Knossos recounts the exciting story of uncovering a remarkable society lost to the world for 3, years, from its initial discovery through its excavation to the structure we see today.

Sidebars on archaeological techniques, illustrations of the sites, tables, and diagrams throughout provide a wealth of information on the Palace.5/5(2). This book is basically a travel guide to the Palace of Minos, it gives you a tour (including maps and a walking plan) and tells you what to look out for.

Apart from that there is little in terms of Minoan history.4/5. An overview of the archaeological discoveries made in Knossos, Crete, from the beginning of the 20th century, especially by the British archaeologist Arthur Evans, a wealthy Englishman, who found the legendary palace of King mater: French School at Athens.

The Palace of Knossos is believed to be associated with the Greek mythological labyrinth. The first myth tells of the palace. It was specially made for King Minos. The Palace of Minos (PM): a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos.

London: MacMillan and Co. CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The Paperback of the The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your :   The Palace of Minos at Knossos recounts the exciting story of uncovering a remarkable society lost to the world for 3, years, from its initial discovery through its excavation to the structure.

The palace of Minos a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos by Evans, Arthur Sir.

3 Want to read; Published by Macmillan in by: The Knossos Labyrinth: A New View of the `Palace of Minos' at Knossos by Rodney Castleden. Knossos, like the Acropolis or Stonehenge, is a symbol for an entire culture.

The Knossos Labyrinth was first built in the reign of a Middle Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh, and was from the. Rejecting Evans' view of Knossos as a bronze age royal palace, Castleden puts forward alternative interpretations - that the building was a necropolis or a temple - and argues that the temple.

On completing his masterful Palace of Minos at Knossos, begun with the publication of these scarce first editions of Volume I () and the two-part Volume II () “the Minoan periods on Crete had been defined well enough to identify them as a major civilization” (Miller, Athena Review).

The Palace of Minos is a Minoan palace of extraordinary size and beauty, begun during the prepalatial period of the Minoan civilization. The Palace of Minos is a Minoan palace of extraordinary size and beauty, begun during the prepalatial period of the Minoan civilization.

Menu. The palace of Minos: a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos Item Preview remove-circle Share or Pages: Inspired by Schliemann's discoveries at Mycenae and Troy, Sir Arthur John Evans (), keeper of Oxford's Ashmolean Museum from totrustee of the British Museum and fellow of the Royal Society, used his inherited wealth to purchase land in Crete at Knossos.

From he commenced excavations there in co-operation with the British School at Athens. The Knossos Labyrinth book. A New View of the `Palace of Minos' at Knossos. The Knossos Labyrinth. DOI link for The Knossos Labyrinth.

The Knossos Labyrinth book. A New View of the `Palace of Minos' at Knossos. By Rodney Castleden. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 3.