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The Palace of Knossos

provisional report for the year 1903

by Evans, Arthur Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palace of Knossos (Knossos)

  • Edition Notes

    From : The annual of the British School at Athens, v. 9, 1902-3.

    Other titlesExcavations at Palaikastro.
    Statement[Arthur J. Evans]. [With] Excavations at Palaikastro. II / [R.C. Bosanquet and others]
    ContributionsBosanquet, R. C. (Robert Carr), 1871-, British School at Athens
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 pages, [274]-387 pages, [11] leaves of plates (2 folded) :
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26301150M

    Buy This Book in Print summary Ever since Sir Arthur Evans first excavated at the site of the Palace at Knossos in the early twentieth century, scholars and visitors have been drawn to the architecture of Bronze Age Crete. The Palace of Knossos is the most important archeological site on the island. It is the oldest palace in Europe and one of the four Minoan palaces. It acted as the administrative and religious centre of Minoan (Bronze Age) Crete. The legendary king of Knossos was Minos, son of Zeus and Europa. The palace is the labyrinth of Greek Mythology.

    Explore Knossos holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Crete’s must-see historical attraction is the Palace of Knossos, 5km south of Iraklio, and the capital of Minoan Crete. Combining a visit here with a spin around Iraklio's excellent Archaeological Museum is highly recommended. The Palace of Knossos (Digging Up the Past) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Palace of Knossos (Digging Up the Past) Author. Emily Rose Oachs. Publisher. Bellwether Media. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide.

    Knossos Palace: Self-Guided Audio Tour on your Phone (without ticket) (7) $ per adult. Quick View. Ancient Palace of Knossos Tour All reviews guided tour arthur evans archaeological museum throne room king minos guide book information boards minoan civilization greek mythology own pace entrance fee visiting crete combined ticket 4/5(K). Built over a Neolithic town, The Palace of Knossos represented the ceremonial and political center of Minoan civilization on Crete. English archaeologist Arthur Evans made his name by working on the excavation and partial restoration of this ancient palace for over three decades, beginning in Location: Knosos, Crete 09 Greece.


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This is the best book that I've read on the palace at Knossos -- and I've read quite a few. For someone wanting to get a good, basic idea of the layout of the palace and what artifacts were found where, this book is perfect. The descriptions help bring clarity to what is typically a labyrinthine subject.

Great pictures and by: 1. Our family has been to the palace of Knossos. I have a book. This similar but updated version is from The book is a guide, so it suggests a route for the visitor to the palace to follow, explains what you are seeing now as well as what archaeologists /5(3).

Although the aim of being touristic guideline (the one I read is an old version without print date so not sure whether it is version) is mentioned at the introduction of the book, there are so many missed on great Minoan civilisation being the inspiration of Mediterranean /5. An outline of the ancient Minoan Palace 21 February This is a book that I picked up at one of the gift shops that dot the road to the entrance of Knossos/5.

"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about the Palace of Knossos. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher. The Palace of Knossos is open Sun - Sat ( AM - PM).

Buy tickets in advance on TripAdvisor. If you book with TripAdvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a 4/5(K). The palace at Knossos, according to legend the palace of King Minos, was the largest of the Minoan palaces, and the longest-lived building of its type, remaining throughout the Middle and Late Bronze Ages as the focal point of the settlement.

Details. Visit the Mythical Palace of Knossos of King Minos and Labyrinth home to the Minotaur. (Tour starts at am – Duration 90 min) Knossos, a complex of more than interlocking rooms, was an astonishing palace, built for a mighty king of the Bronze Age.

As you wander through the labyrinthine ruins, you will have the chance to see the original throne of “Minos”, the mystifying. The Palace of Minos at Knossos recounts the exciting story of uncovering a remarkable society lost to the world for 3, years, from its initial discovery through its excavation to the structure we see today.

Sidebars on archaeological techniques, illustrations of the sites, tables, and diagrams throughout provide a wealth of information on Author: Chris Scarre. The term palace may be misleading: in modern English, it usually refers to an elegant building used to house a head of state or similar.

Knossos was a complex collection of over interlocking rooms, some of which served as artisans' workrooms and food processing centres (e.g.

wine presses).It served as a central storage point, and a religious and administrative centre. Knossos (pronounced Kuh-nuh-SOS) is the ancient Minoan palace and surrounding city on the island of Crete, sung of by Homer in his Odyssey: “Among their cities is the great city of Cnosus, where Minos reigned when nine years old, he that held converse with great Zeus.”King Minos, famous for his wisdom and, later, one of the three judges of the dead in the underworld, would give his name to Author: Joshua J.

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The Palace of Knossos. These labyrinthine ruins are said to have been home to the monstrous Minotaur, a half-man half-bull creature that devoured young virgins.4/5(K). Explore the largest Minoan palace of Crete, Knossos, follow our expert guides as they unveil the secrets of the Minoan culture.

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$ Free shipping. item 3 knossos: a new guide to the palace of knossos - knossos: a new guide to the palace of knossos. Settled as early as the Neolithic period, the name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete.

The palace of Knossos eventually became the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture. The palace was abandoned at some unknown time at the end of the Late Bronze Age, c.

– BC. Knossos is thought to be the first settlement in the Neolithic period, though it is in fact, one of many Neolithic remains scattered across Crete. The site of Knossos is multilayered, revealing inhabitation for many, many years. From humble origins as an encampment, it eventually became the location of the most famous palace on the island, the Palace of Knossos.

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THE PALACE OF MINOS AT KNOSSOS: Digging for the Past User Review - Kirkus. Chronicling the excavations of Arthur Evans at what he dubbed (sans evidence) the royal palace of King Minos, Scarre and Stefoff attribute the site's enduring fascination for archaeologists and.

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Get the chance to pre-Buy on-line your entrance ticket and Skip-The-Line, entry. We provide also transfer to the palace of Knossos for easy access (Book.According to Greek mythology, King Minos built his palace at Knossos. Daedulus, a craftsman and brilliant inventor, built the labyrinth to house Pasiphea’s son, the minotaur, under King Minos’s.“THE DISCOVERY AND DOCUMENTATION OF KNOSSOS, LARGEST SITE OF THE MINOAN CIVILIZATION”: FIRST EDITIONS OF THE PIONEERING FIRST TWO VOLUMES IN EVANS’ PALACE OF MINOS AT KNOSSOS, EVANS, Arthur.

The Palace of Minos. At Knossos. London: Macmillan,Three volumes. Tall quarto, original full gilt-stamped cloth, top edges gilt.