Hellenistic Fortifications from the Aegean to the Euphrates. Anthony McNicoll , N. The fortifications built around Greek cities for their defence and protection are among the most impressive of ancient remains. In breadth and detail Anthony McNicoll analysed and illustrated over a score of fortified sites on the basis of personal knowledge and inspection, ranging from Ephesus and Assos on the Aegean to Dura Europus on the Euphrates, and spanning the development from the fourth-century Maussollan great circuit of Halicarnassus to the first century cross-wall at Miletus.
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Back 0 Marked Mark Options. Get help. Holdings In. Subjects subject. Excavations Archaeology --Greece. Excavations Archaeology --Middle East. Fortification, Greek--Middle East. Middle East--Antiquities. More Details author. McNicoll, Anthony. Milner, N. Oxford monographs on classical archaeology.
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These sites provide fascinating evidence of secular classical architecture, as well as insights on the political history of Hellenistic Greece. The fortifications built around Greek cities for their defence and protection are among the most impressive of ancient remains. In breadth and detail Anthony McNicoll analysed and illustrated over a score of fortified sites on the basis of personal knowledge and inspection, ranging fromEphesus and Assos on the Aegean to Dura Europus on the Euphrates, and spanning the development from the fourth-century Mausolean great circuit of Halicarnassus to the first-century cross-wall at Miletus.
The individual studies provide a valuable publication of some little known material and supportnot only a technical and architectural history, but an explanation of what was built in broader terms. Lawrence the author of Greek Aims in Fortification, OUP ,and has been highly praised by a number of scholars who have consulted it.
Revised here for publication, it has been updated in the light of recent scholarship in a final chapter by N. Foreword p. All Rights Reserved. This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers.
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Hellenistic fortifications from the Aegean to the Euphrates, Anthony McNicoll, N. P. Milner
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