The Cambridge Ancient History: Plates to Volume 3, Volume 3

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John Boardman
Cambridge University Press, 1984 - History, Ancient - 299 pages
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The publication of the Plates Volume to accompany the Cambridge Ancient History Volume III and that for Volume II part I inaugurates a new style and format for these books. The illustrations are now presented with a descriptive text and commentary, so that each chapter is a self-contained account of matters of archaeological and art-historical interest, relevant to the history of a period and place. The order of illustration is not always that of the chapters in the text volumes, but is determined by the material illustrated and the principal subjects it suggests. The intention is thus both to complement the text volumes and to provide an independent commentary on the material evidence of antiquity. The Plates for Volume III covers the prehistory of the Balkans, the Near Eastern kingdoms and Egypt, the rise of the Greek States in the period of colonisation and of their 'Archaic' art and culture, down to the later part of the sixth century BC. The narrative draws upon the evidence of topography, excavation and art history to demonstrate how these studies have succeeded in both illustrating and supplementing our knowledge of antiquity, won mainly from written sources.
 

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Contents

The Balkans
1
Babylonia
27
Babylonia and Assyria
28
Urartu
57
The SyroHittite States
66
Phoenicia and the Punic world
93
Phoenicia
94
Israel and Judah
112
The Thracians
178
Thrace
179
The Scythians
185
The Greek world
195
North Greece
196
Central Greece
197
The Peloponnese
198
Crete
199

Israel and Judah
113
Egypt
125
A Egypt
126
B Nubia
127
Cyprus
148
Cyprus
149
The Native Kingdoms of Anatolia
164
Anatolia
165
East Greece
200
The West Mediterranean
277
The Central Mediterranean
278
The East Mediterranean and the Black Sea
279
South Italy and Sicily
280
The alphabet and Greece
290
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