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The Resource Akrotiri Thera : an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old, by Clairy Palyvou

Akrotiri Thera : an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old, by Clairy Palyvou

Label
Akrotiri Thera : an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old
Title
Akrotiri Thera
Title remainder
an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old
Statement of responsibility
by Clairy Palyvou
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function. It provides an overall picture of the architecture of Akrotiri, including an outline of its town plan, a description of the individual houses, and a discussion of its relationship with Crete and its neighbours in the Eastern Mediterranean. The book is based on the author's personal observations and experience obtained over a fifteen year period (1977-1992) of work at the site of the Akrotiri excavation. This book is confined to the last phase of
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palyvou, Klairē
Dewey number
722/.61
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA267
LC item number
.P37 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Prehistory monographs
Series volume
15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Minoan
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Akrōtēri (Greece)
  • Architecture minoenne
  • Architecture domestique antique
  • Akrotíri (Santorin, Grèce)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Antiquities
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Minoan
  • Greece
  • Minoische Kultur
  • Architektur
  • Wohnen
  • Akrotiri (Griechenland)
Label
Akrotiri Thera : an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old, by Clairy Palyvou
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The town
  • 6.
  • The buildings
  • 7.
  • A guided tour through the town
  • 8.
  • A synopsis of the Theran house model
  • 9.
  • The art of building : materials and techniques
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Design and morphology
  • 11.
  • Reconciling with the wrath of Engelados
  • 12.
  • Thera and her neighbors in a time of opulence
  • The volcanic fate of Thera
  • 2.
  • The archaeologist : an unexpected visitor 3,500 years later
  • 3.
  • The settlement pattern of Thera during the 2nd millennium B.C.
  • 4.
  • The Akrotiri region : landscape, past and present
Control code
607527560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623030667
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3454fm
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607527560
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Akrotiri Thera : an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old, by Clairy Palyvou
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The town
  • 6.
  • The buildings
  • 7.
  • A guided tour through the town
  • 8.
  • A synopsis of the Theran house model
  • 9.
  • The art of building : materials and techniques
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Design and morphology
  • 11.
  • Reconciling with the wrath of Engelados
  • 12.
  • Thera and her neighbors in a time of opulence
  • The volcanic fate of Thera
  • 2.
  • The archaeologist : an unexpected visitor 3,500 years later
  • 3.
  • The settlement pattern of Thera during the 2nd millennium B.C.
  • 4.
  • The Akrotiri region : landscape, past and present
Control code
607527560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623030667
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3454fm
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607527560
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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