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Gods and heroes of the European Bronze Age

Author: Kaitē DēmakopoulouCouncil of Europe.Nationalmuseet (Denmark)Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France)All authors
Publisher: London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bronze Age is one of the most important periods in the prehistory of Europe. Beginning around the mid-3rd millennium BC, its legacy can be found in spectacular monuments and artifacts across the continent, from Wessex in Britain to Knossos and Mycenae in Greece, and Troy in Asia Minor, extending to Maikop in the Caucasus. It was an age that saw the spread of a new technology - metallurgy - which was to have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kaitē Dēmakopoulou; Council of Europe.; Nationalmuseet (Denmark); Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France); Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion (Greece); Council of Europe. Art Exhibition
ISBN: 0500019150 9780500019153
OCLC Number: 40609819
Notes: "Catalogue": pages [207]-279.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Gods and heroes of the Bronze Age. Europe at the time of Ulysses", etc., held from Dec. 19, 1998-April 5, 1999, at the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen; from May 13 to Aug. 22, 1999, at the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschlands, Bonn; from Sept. 28, 1999, to Jan. 9, 2000 at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; and from Feb. 11 to May 7, 2000 at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
"25th Council of Europe Art Exhibition"--Page iv.
Description: xi, 304 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Adventurers, artisans and travellers; heroes and their palaces; the heroes - life and death; the world of the gods in the Bronze Age; the birth of Europe.
Responsibility: Katiē Dēmakopoulou . [and others].

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A collection of essays on life during the Bronze Age which cover society, climate, crafts, religion, and cults, in order to explain its significance to the development of European culture.  Read more...

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