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The Parthenon enigma : a journey into legend, Joan Breton Connelly

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The Parthenon enigma : a journey into legend
Title
The Parthenon enigma
Title remainder
a journey into legend
Statement of responsibility
Joan Breton Connelly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A radical new interpretation of the meaning and purposes of one of the world's most iconic buildings. For more than two millennia, the Parthenon has been revered as the symbol of Western culture and its highest ideals. It was understood to honour the city-state's patron deity, Athena, and its sculptures to depict a civic celebration in the birthplace of democracy. But through a close reading of a lost play by Euripides, Joan Connelly has developed a theory that has sparked fierce controversy. Here she explains that our most basic sense of the Parthenon and the culture that built it may have been crucially mistaken
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
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Connelly, Joan Breton
Dewey number
  • 726.1'2'0809385
  • 938.5
  • 938.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Symbolism in architecture
  • Greek literature
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Architecture and Planning
Label
The Parthenon enigma : a journey into legend, Joan Breton Connelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781781859605
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781859605
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Label
The Parthenon enigma : a journey into legend, Joan Breton Connelly
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781781859605
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781859605
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)

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