Samothracian Connections

Samothracian Connections

Essays in Honor of James R. McCredie

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David Brown Book Co
This volume of sixteen papers is dedicated to James R. McCredie in celebration of his outstanding contribution to the excavation and study of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace.
This volume of sixteen papers is dedicated to James R. McCredie in celebration of his outstanding contribution to the excavation and study of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace. The papers focus mainly on the art and archaeology of Samothrace, while two contributions discuss Alexandria in Egypt and Florina in Macedonia, two areas that were closely connected with Samothrace in antiquity. The volume covers the latest research on the architecture, sculpture, pottery, epigraphy and cult of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, and contains many original architectural drawings and photos of previously unpublished material.

Book News
Colleagues and students honor McCredie's contribution as an archaeologist, teacher, and advocate with 18 essays on the archeology and epigraphy of Samothrace, Macedonia, and Alexandria. The topics include Apollo arrives at Samothrace, the Hall of Choral Dancers and its frieze, a new ceiling for the hieron in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, the victory of Samothrace and the aftermath of the Battle of Pydna, an inscription on Roman Samothrace, the conservation program in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, and Homer in Florina. There is no index. Distributed in North America by The David Brown Book Co. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell UK
This volume of sixteen papers is dedicated to James R. McCredie in celebration of his outstanding contribution to the excavation and study of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace. The papers focus mainly on the art and archaeology of Samothrace, while two contributons discuss Alexandria in Egypt and Florina in Macedonia, two areas that were closely connected with Samothrace in antiquity, The volume covers the latest research on the architecture, scuplture, pottery, epigraphy and cult of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, and contains many original architectural drawings and photos of previously unpublished material.

Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books, ©2010
ISBN: 9781842178065
1842178067
1842179705
9781842179703
Characteristics: 1 online resource (iv, 242 pages) : illustrations, map

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