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Minoan architecture and urbanism : new perspectives on an ancient built environment

Author: Quentin Letesson; Carl Knappett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Minoan Crete is rightly famous for its idiosyncratic architecture, as well as its palaces and towns such as Knossos, Malia, Gournia, and Palaikastro. Indeed, these are often described as the first urban settlements of Bronze Age Europe. However, we still know relatively little about the dynamics of these early urban centres. How did they work? What role did the palaces have in their towns, and the towns in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congrès
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Letesson; Carl Knappett
ISBN: 0198793626 9780198793625
OCLC Number: 1018392262
Description: xxi, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I; PART II; PART III
Responsibility: edited by Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett.
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Nearly 4,000 years ago some of the very earliest towns of Europe appeared on the Mediterranean island of Crete. In this book we offer new insights into these ancient palaces and towns, as a  Read more...

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