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Artifact & artifice : classical archaeology and the ancient historian, Jonathan M. Hall

Label
Artifact & artifice : classical archaeology and the ancient historian
Title
Artifact & artifice
Title remainder
classical archaeology and the ancient historian
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan M. Hall
Title variation
Artifact and artifice
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Hall, Jonathan M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Archaeology and history
  • Archaeology and history
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Christian antiquities
  • Church history
Label
Artifact & artifice : classical archaeology and the ancient historian, Jonathan M. Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Classical archaeology: the "handmaid of history"? -- The rediscovery of the past -- The opening up of Greece -- Philological archaeology -- The birth of prehistory -- Theory wars -- Delphic vapours -- The triumph of science? -- The Delphic oracle -- The geology of the site -- Inspired mantic or fraudulent puppet? -- The Persian destruction of Eretria -- A tale of two temples -- Yet another temple? -- Unmooring "fixed points" -- Science to the rescue? -- Eleusis, the oath of Plataia, and the peace of Kallias -- The archaios neos at Eleusis -- The oath of Plataia -- The peace of Kallias -- Restoring the sanctuaries of Attica -- Sokrates in the Athenian agora -- The house of Simon -- The state prison -- Sokrates on death row -- The tombs at Vergina -- The discovery of the tombs -- The political dimension -- Aigeai and Vergina -- The occupants of tomb II -- The tomb and its contents -- A third possibility -- The city of Romulus -- Untangling the foundation myths of Rome -- Romulus and Remus -- The early kings materialized? -- State formation and urbanization -- The birth of the Roman republic -- The temple of Jupiter Capitolinus -- The fall of a tyrant -- The nature of the kingship -- The origins of the consulship -- "Etruscan" Rome -- Imperial austerity: the house of Augustus -- The house unearthed -- From dux to princeps -- Reconciling the evidence -- The bones of St. Peter -- The discovery of the tomb -- Beneath St. Peter's -- Peter in Rome -- Peter on the Appian Way -- Peter in Jerusalem -- Postscript: the tomb of St. Philip -- Conclusion: classical archaeology and the ancient historian -- Navigating between textual and material evidence -- Words and things -- Bridging the "great divide"?
Control code
ocn843010533
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvi, 258 p.
Isbn
9780226096988
Lccn
2013018750
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Artifact & artifice : classical archaeology and the ancient historian, Jonathan M. Hall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Classical archaeology: the "handmaid of history"? -- The rediscovery of the past -- The opening up of Greece -- Philological archaeology -- The birth of prehistory -- Theory wars -- Delphic vapours -- The triumph of science? -- The Delphic oracle -- The geology of the site -- Inspired mantic or fraudulent puppet? -- The Persian destruction of Eretria -- A tale of two temples -- Yet another temple? -- Unmooring "fixed points" -- Science to the rescue? -- Eleusis, the oath of Plataia, and the peace of Kallias -- The archaios neos at Eleusis -- The oath of Plataia -- The peace of Kallias -- Restoring the sanctuaries of Attica -- Sokrates in the Athenian agora -- The house of Simon -- The state prison -- Sokrates on death row -- The tombs at Vergina -- The discovery of the tombs -- The political dimension -- Aigeai and Vergina -- The occupants of tomb II -- The tomb and its contents -- A third possibility -- The city of Romulus -- Untangling the foundation myths of Rome -- Romulus and Remus -- The early kings materialized? -- State formation and urbanization -- The birth of the Roman republic -- The temple of Jupiter Capitolinus -- The fall of a tyrant -- The nature of the kingship -- The origins of the consulship -- "Etruscan" Rome -- Imperial austerity: the house of Augustus -- The house unearthed -- From dux to princeps -- Reconciling the evidence -- The bones of St. Peter -- The discovery of the tomb -- Beneath St. Peter's -- Peter in Rome -- Peter on the Appian Way -- Peter in Jerusalem -- Postscript: the tomb of St. Philip -- Conclusion: classical archaeology and the ancient historian -- Navigating between textual and material evidence -- Words and things -- Bridging the "great divide"?
Control code
ocn843010533
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvi, 258 p.
Isbn
9780226096988
Lccn
2013018750
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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