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Tools of tradition
The Collection of Pavlos Condellis
The love of Pavlos Condellis for Farming life resulted in this book. It presents tools used for farm work which he himself collected from various regions of Greece. Concise explanations are accompanied by rich photographical material, while the black and white pictures of Takis Tloupas offer a breath of life to these collective pieces.
A. KARKAYANNIS - G.CH. CHOURMOUZIADIS
Through the Lens of Takis Tloupas
Breath-taking Thessalian landscapes and ordinary people in moments of leisure or toil, dominate Greece, Through the Lens of Takis Tloupas. A photographic documentary that captures fleeting moments and the resilience of the patrimonial heritage, a book to be browsed through again and again.
B. KIILERICH - H. TORP
Τhe Rotunda in Thessaloniki and its Mosaics
The Rotunda in Thessaloniki still preserves in its interior the most important wall mosaics of the Early Byzantine period. This richly illustrated book provides the reader with information about the history and architecture of the monument, but its principal focus is on the presentation and interpretation of its mosaic decoration, works of exceptional technical and aesthetic quality.
Greek Art and Archaeology
c. 1200-30 BC
Τhis publication surveys Greek archaeology from the collapse of the Mycenaean palaces to the subordination of the last Hellenistic kingdoms to Rome. Its target audience is archaeology and art students, as well anyone interested in Greek art and culture through concise, systematic covering of the main categories of classical monuments. The book is designed in an educational manner whereby the text is divided into accessible, user-friendly sections including case studies, terminology, charts, maps, a timeline and full index.
GEORGE CH. CHOURMOUZIADIS
The Gold of the World
This book traces the course followed by man through the world and through the centuries in his quest for gold. It begins with man’s first acquaintance with the precious metal and continues with his search to locate it and the techniques and methods by which he worked it. It is a chronicle that examines man’s relations with gold through myth, art, religion, the economy and everyday life. A wealth of illustrations covers every period of human history, from prehistory to the major ancient civilizations and from the America of Conquistadores to the Europe of the great artists.
Mosaics of Thessaloniki
The completion of the conservation works on the Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki,, conducted by the authors and their collaborators, enabled the detailed photographing of the mosaics, which proceeded in parallel with the writing of the texts.
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.
Short Guide to the Museum of Byzantine Culture
In Thessaloniki’s Museum of Byzantine Culture the exhibits are not treated as works of art with an intrinsic aesthetic value but are selected and enhanced in such a way so as to transform information into knowledge, in other words, a social good. For this reason, in 2005 the foundation was awarded the “Museum Prize” of the Council of Europe.
Icons from the Thracian coast of the Black Sea in Bulgaria
Fifty-two Byzantine and Post-Byzantine icons mainly from Mesembria, Varna, Sozopolis, Vasiliko and Agathoupolis, on the Bulgarian coasts of the Black Sea, as well as from the mountain village of Brashlyan in the Haemus Minor all very ancient cities that were founded by Ionian colonists in the 8th and 7th centuries BC, and which acquired great strategic importance for the protection of Constantinople.
Sailing through time
The ship in Greek art
A fascinating record of the Greeks’ relationship with ships, through archaeology and art spanning a cultural spectrum of millennia, from the obsidian routes in the Aegean islandsto the Greek Struggle for Independence and the growth of Greek shipping. We follow the development of ships, as imprinted in ancient vase-painting, in works by eponymous artists or anonymous craftsmen, fashioned in different materials, as well as in the paintings by contemporary Greek painters.