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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.
SOTIRIS N. KADAS
The Holy Land
Illuminated proskynetaria of the 17th-18th century
The illuminated proskynetaria were compiled between 1634 and 1748 and are pious guides to the Christian –mainly– monuments of Palestine where they combine religious lore and historical data. The illustrations are of particular importance. These are small-format calligraphic manuscript codices, each containing from 50 to 100 miniatures.
Urban development of Athens
From Prehistoric Times to the Beginning of the 19th Century
A classic handbook for studying Athenian topography from antiquity into modern times, it was first published in 1960. The urban-planning development, architecture and monuments of the city are presented, through a rich pictorial illustration as well as architectural and topographical plans.
The Story of a Civilization
The unbroken history and the civilization of Magnesia, one of the most important regions of Central Greece, are presented in three sections: The Ancient World, Early Christian and Byzantine Times, Post-byzantine and Modern Times.
Care for the Antiquities in Greece and the first museums
For the first time the work of those involved in uncovering, rescuing and enhancing the monuments from the 15th till and including the third quarter of the 20th Century is presented. The state of the monuments during the years of Ottoman rule, the European wanderers who visited Greece, the care by the Greek state for the creation of the ancient collections and museums, are analyzed.