Knossos - A Complete Guide to the Palace...

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Knossos - A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos (Ekdotike Athenon Travel Guides)

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Author  Anna Michailidou
Publisher  Ekdotike Athenon
Publication Date   December 1, 2004
ISBN  960213142X
Pages  128

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Introduction; Historical outline; Myth and tradition; History of the excavations;Minoans and Knossos; The archaeological site; Route from Herakleion to Knossos; Tour of the palace; The main features; West court - west fa├žade; West porch - corridor of the procession - central court; South propylaeum - west magazines - piano nobile; Throne room - tripartite shrine - pillar crypts; Grand staircase - hall of the double axes - queen's hall; Upper floor of the domestic quarter - shrine of the double axes; Royal workshops and magazines - east hall; North entrance - north lustral area - theatral area; The dependencies of the palace; Art treasures from Knossos.

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