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Tonathenethenathlon

Tonathenethenathlon
  • Author : Jenifer Neils
  • Publsiher : ASCSA
  • Release : 26 February 2021
  • ISBN : 9780876616413
  • Pages : 32 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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This "Athenian Agora Picture Book" provides a general introduction to the Greater Panathenaia, the week-long religious and civic festival held in ancient Athens every four years, in honour of the city's patron goddess Athena.


Tonathenethenathlon

Tonathenethenathlon
  • Author : Jenifer Neils,Stephen V. Tracy
  • Publisher : ASCSA
  • Release : 26 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKTonathenethenathlon

This "Athenian Agora Picture Book" provides a general introduction to the Greater Panathenaia, the week-long religious and civic festival held in ancient Athens every four years, in honour of the city's patron goddess Athena.


A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • Author : Paul Christesen,Donald G. Kyle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKA Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity presents a series of essays that apply a socio-historical perspective to myriad aspects of ancient sport and spectacle. Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire Includes contributions from a range of international scholars with various Classical antiquity specialties Goes beyond the usual concentrations on Olympia and Rome to examine sport in cities and territories throughout the Mediterranean basin Features a variety of illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, internal cross-referencing,


Anachronism and Antiquity

Anachronism and Antiquity
  • Author : Tim Rood,Carol Atack,Tom Phillips
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 06 February 2020
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This book is a study both of anachronism in antiquity and of anachronism as a vehicle for understanding antiquity. It explores the post-classical origins and changing meanings of the term 'anachronism' as well as the presence of anachronism in all its forms in classical literature, criticism and material objects. Contrary to the position taken by many modern philosophers of history, this book argues that classical antiquity had a rich and varied understanding of historical difference, which is reflected in sophisticated




Transport Revolutions

Transport Revolutions
  • Author : Richard Gilbert,Anthony Perl
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to ensure effective, secure movement of people and goods in ways that make the best use of renewable sources of energy while minimizing environmental impacts.Transport Revolutions synthesizes engineering, economics, environment, organization, policy and technology,


The Berlin Painter and His World

The Berlin Painter and His World
  • Author : Princeton University. Art Museum
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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The Berlin Painter was the name given by British classicist and art historian Sir John Beazley to an otherwise anonymous Athenian red-figure vase-painter. The artist's long career extended from about 500 B.C. well into the 460s, and his elegant renderings of daily life and mythological stories offer invaluable insight into the social, political, religious, and artistic workings of early 5th-century Athens. Since the first published identification of the artist in 1911, the Berlin Painter's oeuvre has grown to nearly 350 works, both



Wind Spirit

Wind Spirit
  • Author : Randall Schwab
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Release : 01 September 2009
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The transportation concept described here emloys 20 passenger cars that can change lanes on an elevated track at 80 miles per hour. This permits an extraordinary improvement in public transportation, up to 70,000 passengers per hour per line. The book details the construction of the cars and the commuter system as it might be installed in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This type of system has never been proposed before. This is not just a book for academics or engineers, although I would certainly encourage them


Athenian Potters and Painters III

Athenian Potters and Painters III
  • Author : John Oakley
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release : 31 August 2014
GET THIS BOOKAthenian Potters and Painters III

Athenian Potters and Painters III presents a rich mass of new material on Greek vases, including finds from excavations at the Kerameikos in Athens and Despotiko in the Cyclades. Some contributions focus on painters or workshops Ð Paseas, the Robinson Group, and the structure of the figured pottery industry in Athens; others on vase forms Ð plates, phialai, cups, and the change in shapes at the end of the sixth century BC. Context, trade, kalos inscriptions, reception, the fabrication of inscribed paintersÕ


Lemon-Aid New Cars and Trucks 2012

Lemon-Aid New Cars and Trucks 2012
  • Author : Phil Edmonston
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 03 December 2011
GET THIS BOOKLemon-Aid New Cars and Trucks 2012

Phil Edmonston, Canada's automotive "Dr. Phil," pulls no punches. He says there's never been a better time to buy a new car or truck, thanks to a stronger Canadian dollar and an auto industry offering reduced prices, more cash rebates, low financing rates, bargain leases, and free auto maintenance programs. In this all-new guide he says: Audis are beautiful to behold but hell to own (biodegradable transmissions, "rodent snack" wiring, and mind-boggling depreciation Many 2011-12 automobiles have "chin-to-chest head restraints,




Sustainable Freight Transport

Sustainable Freight Transport
  • Author : Vasileios Zeimpekis,Emel Aktas,Michael Bourlakis,Ioannis Minis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 April 2018
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This book presents the latest technologies and operational methods available to support sustainable freight transport practices. It highlights market requirements, cutting edge applications, and case studies from innovators in the logistics services industry. The goal is to help bridge the gap between advanced computational techniques and complex applied problems such as those in sustainable transport and logistics operations. Freight transport has traditionally focused on costs and service levels. However, it is no longer possible or socially responsible to neglect the


Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 1998
GET THIS BOOKGreek Art and Archaeology

For freshman/sophomore-level courses in (Introduction to) Greek Art, Greek Archaeology, Greek Civilization, found in both Art History and Classics Departments. Extensively illustrated and clearly written to be accessible to introductory-level students, this text examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in an historical, social, and archaeological context. Focusing on form, function, and history of style, it explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC) and