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In search of Agamemnon : early travellers to Mycenae

Author: Dudley J Moore; Edward Rowlands; Nektarios Karadimas
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. ©2014
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Although many books focus on the fascinating story of Heinrich Schliemann, little has been written on Mycenae before his excavations. This book, therefore, fills this gap. It looks at the English-speaking pioneers who visited the citadel at Mycenae before Schliemann, providing additional biographic references in the footnotes (and bibliography and associated sources). The book's primary purpose is to bring back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moore, Dudley J.
In search of Agamemnon.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dudley J Moore; Edward Rowlands; Nektarios Karadimas
ISBN: 1443857769 9781443857765
OCLC Number: 891660966
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 174 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Ancient Greek and Roman Travellers to Mycenae --
Homer and Mycenae --
Mycenae in the fifth century B.C --
Fifth century BC Logographers of Mycenae --
Hero worship to Agamemnon and others at Mycenae --
Mycenae's destruction and condition throughout the classical era --
state and visibility of Grave Circle A --
Mycenae after the departure of Argos --
Pausanias (second century AD) --
Treasury of Atreus --
Grave Circle A --
Tholos Tombs of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus and others --
Perseia --
Gate with Lions --
Conclusion --
Agamemnon and Sparta --
Summary --
ch. Two Greece and the Grand Tour --
Grand Tour --
Dating --
ch. Three British and Irish Travellers 1760 --
1809 --
Richard Chandler --
John Bacon Sawrey Morritt --
John Hawkins --
Thomas Hope --
Edward Daniel Clarke --
Lord Elgin --
Henry Raikes --
William Gell --
Edward Dodwell --
William Martin Leake --
ch. Four British and Irish Travellers 1810 --
1834 --
Lord Sligo --
John Gait --
William Haygarth --
Charles Robert Cockerell --
Thomas Smart Hughes --
Henry Holland --
William Turner --
Peter Edmund Laurent --
Thomas Leverton Donaldson --
Thomas Gordon --
Joseph Woods --
George Finlay --
David Urquhart --
Thomas Abercromby Trant --
Richard Monkton Milnes --
Christopher Wordsworth --
Richard Burgess --
ch. Five British and Irish Travellers 1835 --
1877 --
Edward Giffard --
Francis Herve --
William Robert Wilde --
William Mure --
James Skene --
Elizabeth Mary Grosvenor --
William Linton --
Charles Thomas Newton --
William George Clark --
John Pentland Mahaffy --
William Simpson --
Richard C. Jebb --
Others British Travellers --
Richard Payne Knight --
Thomas Burgon --
William Bramsen --
John Madox --
George Cochrane --
Grenville T. Temple --
Charles Addison --
Edward Lear --
ch. Six American Travellers --
Nathaniel Parker Willis --
John Lloyd Stephens --
Samuel Gridley Howe --
Valentine Mott --
Henry Martyn Baird --
James Mason Hoppin --
Bayard Taylor --
Thomas Chase --
Cornelius Felton.
Responsibility: by Dudley Moore, Edward Rowlands and Nektarios Karadimas.

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