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Greece Archaeology Part 7

Fruit salad. – From ancient Thessaloniki, on the other hand, the remains of the tetrarchic city and numerous remains of the walls of the Christian and Byzantine age have come to light. The fortifications of the city appeared mostly from the Justinian period (Funtuku 1985) and follow the path of the most ancient walls, although… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 6

It is impossible to report the vast bibliography on individual searches. We limit ourselves to mentioning, in addition to the topographic series (see App. IV, ii, p. 116), the main journals that welcome studies and research on Greek archeology: Hesperia (American School of Classical Studies in Athens); Annual of the British School at Athens ; Bulletin… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 5

In Andro, the museum that houses the finds from the excavations of Zagora was inaugurated and, after thirty years, the research in the ancient city was resumed, with survey campaigns and prospecting especially for the walls. A new settlement of the Recent Geometric has been discovered in Aprovatu; on the acropolis a small building prostyle… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 4

In Thrace, prospecting in the territory, both along the coast and inland, has led to the discovery of numerous ancient settlements. In addition, research continued in the Greek colonies of Halkidiki, Macedonia and Thrace. Other sectors of the fortification were explored in Amphipolis, the bridge supported by wooden poles over the Strymon, the gymnasium from… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 3

Few relevant researches in Thessaly, where occasional discoveries or due to urgent interventions have involved numerous centers such as Lamìa (fortifications of the 4th century BC and necropolis from the 6th century to the Hellenistic age), Farsalo (fortifications of the 4th century BC, aqueduct, Hellenistic tombs, three votive deposits), Fere (early 4th century BC fortifications,… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 2

Investigations in the Asklepieion resumed in Messene: stratigraphic essays confirmed the dating of the temple to the first half of the 4th century BC, while the presence of layers with Neolithic material and protogeometric and geometric ceramics testify to an occupation of the site prior to the Theban foundation from 370-369 BC In the heroon… Read More »

Greece Archaeology Part 1

From the Iron Age to Hellenism. – Research in recent years has been intense and marked by discoveries that in some fields have made fundamental contributions to the progress of studies on Greek civilization. The building expansion of the cities that insist on ancient centers and the agricultural transformation works in the territory have engaged… Read More »

Greece Architecture

The end of the dictatorship (1974) marked for architecture, as well as for the entire Greek culture, the end of a long period of stagnation. In continuity with the previous building policy, the military class in power had left the field free to private initiative, ready to absorb almost all of the housing demand: hence… Read More »

Greece Economic Conditions

After the Persian wars Greece conquered an absolutely dominant position in the eastern basin of the Mediterranean, and passed to the fore in the progress of the economy, as well as of civilization in general, since the Greek colonies of Asia Minor had already suffered a lot under the domination Persian, nor, freed that they… Read More »

Greece Literature – Characters and Periods

The history of Greek literature is also, for the most part, the history of the Greek spirit, considered in all the forms of its progressive development. If among any people, in general, literary, or properly aesthetic, expressions cannot and must not be separated from the remaining forms of spiritual life, among the Greeks, in particular, they… Read More »