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Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights

by J. A. Bundgaard

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Published by The National Museum of Denmark : [eksp., Gyldendal] in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Acropolis (Athens, Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Athens.
    • Subjects:
    • Parthenon (Athens, Greece),
    • Civilization, Mycenaean.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Athens.,
    • Acropolis (Athens, Greece),
    • Greece -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJ. A. Bundgaard.
      SeriesPublications of the National Museum : Archaeological historical series ; v. 17, Nationalmuseets skrifter., 17.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF287.P3 B86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination194 p., [11] fold. leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4294282M
      ISBN 108748067016
      LC Control Number78322151

      History Greek Vocabulary 1. STUDY. PLAY. Theseus. Son of Aegeus. Prince of Athens Killed the minotaur. Minos [Evil] king of Crete Lived in palace of Knossos Kept the Minotaur. Minotaur: A horrible beast that was kept in a maze underneath the palace of King Minos. Would get fed 7 women and 7 men as food every few years. Mycenaean Greece (or the Mycenaean civilization) was the last phase of the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece, spanning the period from approximately – BC. It represents the first advanced and distinctively Greek civilization in mainland Greece with its palatial states, urban organization, works of art, and writing : Bronze Age.

      The Acropolis of Athens (Image credit: Lefteris Papaulakis Shutterstock). Situated in the center of ancient Athens, the Acropolis is a hill containing ancient monuments and fortifications. At its Author: Owen Jarus. The exhibition is enriched with digital applications that enhance visitors' sense of direction around the monumental landscape of the city, enable them to leaf through pictures of illustrated books on display, offer them the opportunity to glimpse into the everyday life of the city, as this comes alive with the aid of technology, and to reflect.

      For those who seek the perfect city, this is Athens, which combines the old with the new, the modern with the history so private tour will start with the Acropolis site, a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple), Erectheion (the temple with the 6 female figurers, Caryatides), Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Godess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon. Once, on the Acropolis of Athens ancient Greeks used to play board games. They used to roll the dice and play in the Parthenon, the great temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, protector of the city. Ancient Greeks played Board games very similar to our checkers or .


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Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights by J. A. Bundgaard Download PDF EPUB FB2

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– The Funeral Oration of Pericles, quoted by Thucydides The Acropolis, which literally means “a city on the heights,” is a citadel whose currently surviving structures were mostly built during the 5th century BCE. in honor of Athena, the patron goddess of Athens/5(3). Beyond the architectural information, the author conveys the wide-ranging significance of the building.

The Parthenon was an integral part of the city's religion, culture, politics, and even finances, and bringing out these impacts provides readers with a strong feel for the golden age of Athens /5(8). The book has a lot basic info on the mycenaeans and a lot of really great photos that accompany the text.

My only objection is that the author (when explaining various theories about the fall of the mycenaean palaces) gives too much credit on the earthquakes and too little on foreign invasion despite the circumstances of the mycenaean decline that clearly imply foreign attacks/5(5).

Regarding the previous reviewer's complaints: approximately 35 pages of this page book are devoted to the Parthenon and the Acropolis. How could anyone ignore the other 80 percent: the subtitle is "From Mycenae to the Parthenon."Cited by: 7.

I enjoyed Mary Beards book on Pompeii, so when I spotted The Parthenon in a deal, I figured itd be an interesting one. I actually expected it to be a bit more about the Greek context of the Parthenon, rather than going into the afterlife of the building the use as a church and a mosque, the archaeology and tourism, even the literary responses to it, which is what it actually did.4/5.

According to Jens Andreas Bundgaard in his book, The Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights book and the Mycenaean City on the Heights, the foundation “does not culminate in a flat surface, but in a ridge, and the temple extends so far out over this ridge to the south and the west that only its northeast corner lies on rock.”(p.9) He concludes that “the foundation was not built for the temple it now bears but for a more narrow building.”.

Rev. of Bundgaard, J.A., Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights, in JHS 98 () –01 Iakovidis, S.E. Ἠ μυκηναϊκὴ ἀκρόπολις τῶν Άθηνῶν (Athens )Cited by: 8. Start studying Art history. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. Browse. They have sewers, running water, city squares, shopping streets and resedential areas. How were they dicferent. What was the source that told people about the minoan and mycenaean Homers iliad. The word acropolis literally means in Greek "upper city," and though associated primarily with the Greek cities Athens, Argos (with Larissa), Thebes (with Cadmea), and Corinth (with its Acrocorinth), may be applied generically to all such citadels, including Rome, Jerusalem, Celtic Bratislava, many in Asia Minor, or even Castle Rock in example in Ireland is the Rock of Cashel.

Feature Articles – The Heights of Athens Athens is not only the capital of Greece, it is also considered to be the cradle of democracy. But what is less known is that Athens, as a city, has its own sacred geography, echoing the Greek philosophy for which it would become famous.

by Philip Coppens What we see today on the Acropolis is relatively recent. Mycenae is situated in a naturally fortified position between the sloping hills of Profitis Ilias and Mount Sara, located some 20 km southwest of the Mycenaean city.

The subject of her book is not only the frieze but also the alpha to omega of the Parthenon, from the bedrock on which the temple was built, through Mycenaean settlement of the Acropolis, through. Location of Athens in Greece.

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the ption: (11th Session).

Publisher's Summary. The Acropolis, which literally means "a city on the heights", is a citadel whose currently surviving structures were mostly built during the 5th century BCE in honor of Athena, the patron goddess of Athens.

It functioned as a sacred precinct that contained the city's most important religious and municipal structures. Books I-IV, Brunt (P.A.) on Badian's Alexandre le grand, image et realite, Buchholz's Methymna, Bulmer-Thomas (I.) on Pedech's La Geogra-phie des grecs, Bundgaard's Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights, Burkhard's Die Angebliche Heraklit-Nach-folge des Skeptikers Aenesidem, The Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights.

En del af fagområdet Arkæologi (klassisk) Udsolgt fra forlaget. sider ill. Paperback. Udgivet 1. januar ISBN 87 6. Af J.A. Bundgaard. Del: Mere om bogen. En rejsebog til hovedet. Viden til hverdagen. Mycenaean fortified city. Praxiteles. fourth-century greek who sculpted a famous nude statue of Aphrodite.

what subject was portrayed on the interior Ionic frieze around the Parthenon. name the ancient mythicak Mycenaean king who had supernatural powers and represents a cautionary tale about greed in teh poetry of Homer. The Parthenon (/ ˈ p ɑːr θ ə ˌ n ɒ n,-n ən /; Ancient Greek: Παρθενών; Greek: Παρθενώνας, Parthenónas, [parθeˈnonas]) is a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron.

Construction began in BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its ect: Iktinos, Callicrates. Bundgaard, Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights (H.A. Thompson) Chevallier and others, Mallia, sondages au sud-ouest du palais () (G.

Cadogan) Clement, see Packard Coleman, Keos I, Kephala (T.W. Jacobsen) Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Germ Bonn, Akademisches Kunstmuseum 2, see Kaiser. Summary The Parthenon, the Propylaia, to mark Athens’ position at the head of a defensive alliance against the Persians made up of Athens and the Ionian city‐states of the Aegean and Asia Minor.

In the tradition of so many Dark Age religious foundations that were inspired by the discovery of Mycenaean remains, thereligious center of Cited by: 1. The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon, built between and BCE in the Age of Pericles, and dedicated to the city’s patron deity Athena.

The Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights. Publications of the National Museum, Archaeological Historical Series vol. 17, Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark.

The Excavation of the Athenian Acropolis Copenhagen: Gyldendal. Connolly, P. and H. Dodge The Ancient City: life in Classical Athens. Rome, Oxford.