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The Athenian Agora : excavations in the heart of classical Athens

Author: John McK Camp, II
Publisher: New York, N.Y. (500 Fifth Ave., New York 10110) : Thames and Hudson, 1992.
Series: New aspects of antiquity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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"The great public square known as the Agora was the focal point of life in ancient Athens. It acted as the living heart of the community, where citizens met formally to administer civic affairs, and informally to trade or discuss politics or to take part in religious processions and athletic displays. Drawing on the wealth of excavated evidence, richly supplemented by literary and inscriptional references, Professor  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McK Camp, II
ISBN: 0500276838 9780500276839
OCLC Number: 27793563
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Series Title: New aspects of antiquity.
Responsibility: John M. Camp ; with 200 illustrations, 11 in color.

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"The great public square known as the Agora was the focal point of life in ancient Athens. It acted as the living heart of the community, where citizens met formally to administer civic affairs, and informally to trade or discuss politics or to take part in religious processions and athletic displays. Drawing on the wealth of excavated evidence, richly supplemented by literary and inscriptional references, Professor Camp tells the story of the Agora from Neolithic to medieval times". -Back cover.

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