|Statement||edited by Jack L. Davis ; with a new preface by Jack L. Davis and John Bennet and contributions by Susan E. Alcock ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Davis, Jack L., Bennet, John, 1957-, Alcock, Susan E.|
|LC Classifications||DF261.M45 S26 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||lix, 342 p. :|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||2007035375|
This book traces the archaeological history of Pylos and surrounding regions in Messenia from the Palaeolithic to the present. Designed as much for general readers and travelers interested in ancient Greece as for scholars, the volume presents the findings of the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP), which has intensively studied the region over the past 15 years. Book III: What happened in sandy Pylos? Category: Uncategorized — Suzanne @ pm. 10/13/ Following Athena’s advice, Telemachos visits King Nestor of Pylos to get information about his father. Athena accompanies him disguised as an old family friend, Mentor. Pylos has evidence of continuous human presence dating back to the Mycenaean times, it was an important centre often referred to as Nestor's kingdom of "sandy Pylos" and described by Homer in Book 17 of the Odyssey when Telemachus says. we went to Pylos and to Nestor, the shepherd of the people, and he received me in his lofty house and gave me kindly welcome, as a father might Administrative region: Peloponnese. Sandy Pylos. Princeton, NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Jack L Davis; John Bennet; Susan E Alcock.
Sandy Pylos: An Archaeological History from Nestor to Navarino: Davis, Jack L., Alcock, Susan E., Robertson, Rosemary: : BooksFormat: Paperback. Jack L. Davis is the author of Carl W. Blegen ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), Sandy Pylos ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, /5. The edition of Sandy Pylos (hereafter SP) was produced by the University of Texas Press in hardcover and paperback, the first major publication of the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP) conducted , which expanded on Heinrich Schliemann’s pioneering multidisciplinary approach, commended by Carl Blegen, and the likewise Bronze Age-centered work of the University of. Is Sandy Pylos a book about Pylos? Well, yes, but what does "Pylos" mean? This is certainly not a tightly focused guidebook on the Ano Englianos site, where the Mycenaean "Palace of Nestor" is located, nor the spit of land near the ancient town of Koryphasion so memorably fortified by Demosthenes in the Peloponnesian War, nor the modern town of.