The Athenian Agora

Author: John McK. Camp
Editor: ASCSA
ISBN: 9780876616437
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The revised version of this popular site guide provides a brief account of the history of the Athenian agora and its principal monuments, and now features numerous colour illustrations.
The Athenian Agora
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: John McK. Camp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: ASCSA

The revised version of this popular site guide provides a brief account of the history of the Athenian agora and its principal monuments, and now features numerous colour illustrations.
Women in the Athenian Agora
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Susan I. Rotroff, Robert Lamberton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: ASCSA

Using evidence from the Athenian Agora, the authors show how objects discovered during excavations provide a vivid picture of women's lives. The book is structured according to the social roles women played; as owners of property, companions (in and outside of marriage), participants in ritual, craftspeople, producers, and consumers. A
An Ancient Shopping Center
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Dorothy Burr Thompson, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: ASCSA

As well as being a political center, the Agora was the focus of a noisy and varied commercial life. This booklet illustrates the archaeological, documentary, and pictorial evidence for such diverse trades as shoe-making, fishmongering, weaving, and the manufacture of luxury goods and perfumes. Shopping was just one aspect of
The Athenian Agora
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: John McK. Camp, Craig A. Mauzy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-28 - Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

This definitive guide to the archaeological remains in the civic and commercial center of ancient Athens is an essential companion to the interested visitor, as well as to students of the topography of the classical city. A large-scale map provides an overview of the site, keyed to descriptions and plans
Waterworks in the Athenian Agora
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Mabel L. Lang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: ASCSA

Preserved beneath the surface of the Agora are thousands of terracotta pipes, stone drainage channels, and lead pressure lines. These form a complex chain of waterworks, constructed and repaired over many different periods. This book discusses the complex engineering that channeled fresh water into the Agora and disposed of waste