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The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily by Ross Holloway, Ann Lovelace Holloway (Illustrator)

The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily - Ross Holloway, Ann Lovelace Holloway

 

Description: From the Palaeolithic to the later Roman period, The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily explores all the main topics of archaeological interest. These range from Greek colonization, sanctuaries and burial, the architecture of temples, houses, theaters, and military sites, to sculpture, the cities of the island and the Sicels. Separate sections explore the fascinating coinage of Sicily and the famous late Roman villa at Piazza Armerina.
With clear, concise and illuminating commentary and over 200 illustrations, this book continues to be the standard work on the archaeology of ancient Sicily.


Grotta dell'Addaura

the ruins of the Temple of Apollo in Ortigia, the old town of Syracuse in Sicily, Italy





NONFIC NOVEMBER 2015:

CR White Mughals
5* A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts
3* Rome and the Barbarians
4* Field Notes From A Hidden City
3* The King's Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England
CR A History of Palestine 634-1099
3* Charlotte Brontë: A Life
3* The Alhambra
5* A Long Walk in the Himalaya: A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir
3* Buddhist Warfare
4* A Gathering of Spoons
AB A Brief History of Roman Britain - Conquest and Civilization
4* Victorian Glassworlds: Glass Culture and the Imagination, 1830-1880
3* Food Safari
CR She-Wolves
CR India: A Portrait
2* The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily