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Priene A Guide To The "Pompeii of Asia Minor"

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Priene A Guide To The "Pompeii of Asia Minor"

By Frank Rumscheid
with contributions by Wolf Koenigs

Published by ege yayinlari, 1998

Harback in very good condition.

"Priene, Situated On The Northern Edge Of The Meander Plain, İs, For A Number Of Reasons, Of Special İmportance Among Ionia'S Grand Sites Of Ancient Ruins. Situated On The Southern Slope Of Mt. Mycale, Below The İmpressive Acropolis Rock, Priene İs An Outstanding Example Of A City Dating To The Transitional Period From Late Classical Times To Hellenistic, And Laid Out Under Strict Observance Of A Geometrical Plan. The Extraordinary State Of Preservation Of Priene'S Ruins İnduced The Museums Of Berlin To Carry Out Their First İmportant Excavations Here Between 1895 And 1899. The Special Attractiveness Of The Site, Which Theodor Wiegand, Not Without Justification, Called The "Pompeii Of Asia Minor", Seems To Haunt An Ever İncreasing Number Of Visitors.

This Guide Through The Ruins Of Priene İs Meant To Replace Martin Schede'S Booklet Of 1934, "Die Ruinen Von Priene". Martin Schede'S Guide Was So Successful That İt Was Reprinted İn 1964, "Revised And İmproved By G. Kleiner And W. Weiss". As This Reprint And Also R. Duyuran'S Guide Of 1948, "Priene Kilavuzu", Have Been Sold Out Long Ago, And As, Meanwhile, Research Work İn And Around Priene Has Been Going On, İt Seemed İmperative To Present A New Guide. This Guide Also İncludes The Results That Have Been Obtained Since Wolfgang Muller-Wiener Took Up New Studies Of The Site İn 1977. This Work, Carried Out On Behalf Of The İstanbul Section Of The German Archaeological İnstitute, Was Headed By Wolfgang Muller-Wiener And İs Now Being Continued Under The Guidance Of Wolf Koenigs."

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Author(s):
Rumscheid, Frank
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
ege yayinlari

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Priene A Guide To The "Pompeii of Asia Minor"

By Frank Rumscheid
with contributions by Wolf Koenigs

Published by ege yayinlari, 1998

Harback in very good condition.

"Priene, Situated On The Northern Edge Of The Meander Plain, İs, For A Number Of Reasons, Of Special İmportance Among Ionia'S Grand Sites Of Ancient Ruins. Situated On The Southern Slope Of Mt. Mycale, Below The İmpressive Acropolis Rock, Priene İs An Outstanding Example Of A City Dating To The Transitional Period From Late Classical Times To Hellenistic, And Laid Out Under Strict Observance Of A Geometrical Plan. The Extraordinary State Of Preservation Of Priene'S Ruins İnduced The Museums Of Berlin To Carry Out Their First İmportant Excavations Here Between 1895 And 1899. The Special Attractiveness Of The Site, Which Theodor Wiegand, Not Without Justification, Called The "Pompeii Of Asia Minor", Seems To Haunt An Ever İncreasing Number Of Visitors.

This Guide Through The Ruins Of Priene İs Meant To Replace Martin Schede'S Booklet Of 1934, "Die Ruinen Von Priene". Martin Schede'S Guide Was So Successful That İt Was Reprinted İn 1964, "Revised And İmproved By G. Kleiner And W. Weiss". As This Reprint And Also R. Duyuran'S Guide Of 1948, "Priene Kilavuzu", Have Been Sold Out Long Ago, And As, Meanwhile, Research Work İn And Around Priene Has Been Going On, İt Seemed İmperative To Present A New Guide. This Guide Also İncludes The Results That Have Been Obtained Since Wolfgang Muller-Wiener Took Up New Studies Of The Site İn 1977. This Work, Carried Out On Behalf Of The İstanbul Section Of The German Archaeological İnstitute, Was Headed By Wolfgang Muller-Wiener And İs Now Being Continued Under The Guidance Of Wolf Koenigs."

Author(s):
Rumscheid, Frank
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
ege yayinlari

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