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LEON A. NAR
The future of the past
An anniversary album published to celebrate the centenary of Thessaloniki’s annexation to the Greek State. Magnificent photographs capture the city’s cosmopolitan character or enhance aspects of the contemporary western megalopolis. The texts invite the reader to enjoy the city through a new prism.
The Athenian Walk
and the Historic Site of Athens
More than one hundred and seventy years elapsed between the visits by 19th- and 20th-century travellers to the Acropolis and the recent creation of the Athenian Peripatos.The efforts over many decades to lay out the accesses to the Acropolis are presented in this album.
CHRISTY PETROPOULOU, ΤHIERRY RAMADIER
Landscape and Commuting
This book explores the social construction of the relationship between commuting (everyday mobility) and urban landscape, from ecological, social and psychological perspectives. The approach combines different concepts like “urban eco-landscape”, “soundscape” (urban geography, social anthropology, cultural studies, landscape and soundscape ecology) and “identity of mobility” (sociology, environmental and social psychology).
GEORGE PERAKIS - NIKOS SKOUTELIS
Representations of the transcendental
Α vocabulary of the metaphysical in modern architecture
This book contributes to the discussion surrounding the humanist base of the art of construction, showcasing the timeless toolbox of Architecture, that which ensured its unique autonomy.
Wandering in Byzantine Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, the second most important city after Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire, enjoyed periods of economic prosperity and spiritual and artistic zenith, in which monuments of great significance for the development of Byzantine civilization were created. This book reveals to visitors Thessaloniki’s Byzantine facade, through traces left by 2,300 years of history. The texts and the lavish illustrations eloquently narrate the Byzantine city’s history.
The adventure of a bridge
Linking Rhion – Antirrhion
The linking of Rhion and Antirrhion was an adventure lasting many years, from the vision of Greek Prime Minister Charilaos Trikoupis to the construction of the magnificent bridge spanning the two shores. Easily readable texts, accompanied by rich photographic documentation, describe step by step this remarkable project, from the initial idea of the road connection until the moment the first vehicle crossed the bridge.
A tour through the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai
The Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) was built to protect the monuments in the burial complex of King Philip II and to facilitate the public’s access to their splendid murals. The Guide to the Museum of the Royal Tombs takes the reader step by step on the tour of this particularly spare and austere, yet simultaneously atmospheric exhibition of the treasures from these tombs.
Festschrift for Academician Panagiotis L. Vocotopoulos
Academician Panagiotis L. Vocotopoulos devoted his life to the enhancement of Byzantine Civilization. Linked with the foremost academic foundations in Greece (Universities of Thessaloniki and Athens, Academy of Athens, Archaeological Society, et al.), he has distinguished himself both in Greece and abroad.
This book includes 65 original studies by eminent Greek and foreign scholars concerning art of the Byzantine and the Post-Byzantine period.
The church of Christ the Saviour
The monograph places particular emphasis on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall-paintings in the church of Christ the Saviour in Thessaloniki, as they attest to the avant-garde art of the second most important city in the Byzantine Empire. The author, who was responsible for the conservation and restoration of the church, links the monument with other highly significant monuments of the period, which reveal the ecumenical appeal of Byzantine art.
The great church of Thessaloniki
The thirteen-centuries-old church of Hagia Sophia, dedicated to the Holy Wisdom of God, has been the focus of both Greek and foreign bibliography. However, there has not been a publication addressed to the visitors of this monument. This book comes to fill the void, examining all aspects of the subject – the history of the church, its decoration and the views expressed on this at various times.
The Acropolis16,40€ – 24,90€
through its Museum
This original study presents the masterpieces exhibited in the Acropolis Museum in relation to the Sacred Rock. The visitor is fully informed through photographs, drawings and reconstructions, which place the now fragmentary works in their historical and artistic context. The book also offers the reader the opportunity to understand the connection between the objects exhibited in the museum and the monuments on the Acropolis.
The Aegean World
A Guide to the Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean Antiquities in the Ashmolean Museum
This is the first guidebook to the collection of antiquities of the prehistoric Aegean housed in the Ashmolean Museum of the University of Oxford, which includes over 10,000 objects from the Cyclades, Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece. The most important Aegean collection outside Greece was formed mainly by Sir Arthur Evans (1851-1941).