In this definitive book, prominent archaeologist John M. Camp presents an up-to-date survey of the monuments of ancient Athens and Attica to create a complete archaeological tour of the area. Camp's lavishly illustrated work will appeal not only to scholars and students of Greek civilization but also to visitors exploring the ancient sites. "A masterful interdisciplinary compendium...No volume has so successfully mined the riches of literature and history in pursuit of archeological evidence."--Publishers Weekly "Those seeking a straightforward, up-to-date, and wonderfully well-illustrated account of the monumental history of Athens will find themselves well served for several years to come."--Robin Osborne, Times Literary Supplement "One of the few must-have books for every scholar and student, every library and every individual concerned with archaeology...An invaluable guide to further explorations for many visitors, students, and scholars."--Linda Jones Roccos, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "This up-to-date book on archaeological Athens and Attica will fit in perfectly with courses dealing with ancient Greece in general and with classical Greek art and architecture in particular."
--R. Ross Holloway, Brown University
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(250mm x 188mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - John McK. Camp, II
John M. Camp is director of the Agora excavations of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and professor of classics at Randolph-Macon College.