Greek art & archaeology
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Greek art & archaeology (V472): The study of the material culture of the Greek world from the Bronze Age to 500 AD.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|Dionysus in Marble and on Paper: Looking at the Culture of Collecting and Changing Practices in Conservation, Catharine O’Shaughnessy||
During the eighteenth-century, many aristocrats collected ancient stone sculptures from Italy and Greece, for installation in their grand...
|THE FLOOD MYTHS OF DEUCALION, NOAH, GILGAMESH, ATRAHASIS AND HATHOR||
In the Timaeus 22a-b, Plato's Critias tells us that, 'on one occasion, when [Solon] wanted to lead [the Egyptian priests at Sais...
|Atlantis, Plato, Flood myths, Noah, Deucalion, Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Bible study aids, Biblical archaeology||view|
[Plato, Timaeus 21e] Critias replied, ‘In Egypt, at the apex of the Delta, where the stream of the River Nile divides, there is an...
|Atlantis, Plato, Sais, Egypt, Solon, Herodotus, Critias, Timaeus, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience||view|
|THE MINOAN ERUPTION OF SANTORINI||
An interesting article "Reconstructing A Catastrophe: The Minoan Eruption Of Santorini". The Late Bronze Age eruption is sometimes linked to (a)...
|Atlantis, Santorini, Thera, Late Bronze Age Eruption, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Archaeology, Volcanoes, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience||view|
|XERXES AT THE HELLESPONT||
Herodotus' description of Xerxes' bridging of the Hellespont show us the combination of ambitious engineering projects with out-of-control...
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Xerxes, hybris, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Ancient history||view|
|INUNDATION OF HELIKE (HELICE), 373 BCE||
This link takes you to a BBC production about the inundation of Helike in 373 BCE.
|Atlantis, Plato, Helike, Helice, Earthquakes, Tsunami||view|
|FRANCIS VERNON: PARTHENON||
Many of the Royal Society’s early Fellows were travellers and diplomats who encouraged the international exchange of information. Francis Vernon,...
|ancis Vernon, Parthen||view|
|MINOAN BULL LEAPING||
Was bull leaping as shown in Minoan art possible? This link might provide some interesting food for thought.
|Minoans, Minoan, Bull leaping, Knossos||view|
|THE PARTHENON SCULPTURES: THE BRITISH MUSEUM||
The question of where the surviving sculptures from the Parthenon should now be displayed has long been a subject of public discussion. This...
|rthenon, Greek architecture, Collectors, Collecting, Elg||view|
|ARTHUR EVANS: 'THE PALACE OF MINOS'||
This link takes you to a digital version of SirArthur Evans' monumntal publication The Palace of Minos on the website of Heidelberg...
|Greek culture, Arthur Evans, Palace of Minos, Minoan, Minoans, Crete, Archaeology||view|