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The Ancient City of Athens

Its Topography and Monuments

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ISBN 9780674337336

Publication Date: 01/01/1953

258 pages

36 illustrations


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  • Preface
  • I. Introduction—Brief Account of the Expansion of Athens
  • II. The Bronze Age—The Fortress City
  • III. The Transitional Age from Bronze to Iron—The Outer Kerameikos, the Agora
  • IV. The Dipylon, Road to the Agora and Monuments on it
  • V. The Agora—Introduction and West Side
  • VI. The Agora—The Tholos and Vicinity
  • VII. The Agora—South, East and North Borders
  • VIII. The Agora—Central Part, The Temple of Ares, the Odeion
  • IX. The Hephaisteion
  • X. The East and South Boundaries of the Agora, the North Slope of the Acropolis
  • XI. The East and South Slopes of the Acropolis, Choregic Monuments, the Precincts of Dionysos
  • XII. The Theatre of Dionysos
  • XIII. The South and Southwest Slopes of the Acropolis
  • XIV. The Acropolis—Pre-Periklean Period
  • XV. The Acropolis—The Parthenon, the Propylaea
  • XVI. The Acropolis—The Erechtheion and Vicinity
  • XVII. The Acropolis—Other Monuments. The Visit of Pausanias
  • XVIII. The Area West of the Acropolis, the Areopagus, the Pnyx
  • XIX. Roman Athens
  • XX. The Outskirts, The Kerameikos, The Academy
  • Notes
  • Abbreviations for Periodicals
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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