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by Timothy. E. Gregory

eBook The Hexamilion and the Fortress (Isthmia) download ISBN: 0876619359
Author: Timothy. E. Gregory
Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens; Volume V edition (December 1, 1993)
Language: English
Pages: 180
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Start by marking The Hexamilion and the Fortress as Want to Read . This fifth volume in the Isthmia series examines earlier attempts to fortify the Isthmus and presents the most important testimonia for historical interpretation.

Start by marking The Hexamilion and the Fortress as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The archaeological remains of the Hexamilion are traced from the Gulf of Corinth to the Saronic Gulf, with topographical maps and a schematic view of its elevation. Matters of military strategy and construction techniques are discussed and historical analysis provided.

Classical Greek & Roman Archaeology. The Hexamilion and the Fortress

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The Hexamilion stands at the end of a long series of attempts to fortify the isthmus stretching back to perhaps the Mycenean period. Isthmia vol. 5). Hohlfelder, R. (GRBS 18 (1977), p. 173-179). Many of the Peloponnesian cities wanted to pull back and fortify the isthmus instead of making a stand at Thermopylae when Xerxes invaded in 480 BC (Herodotus' Histories . 06).

E. Gregory This fifth volume in the Isthmia series examines earlier attempts to fortify the Isthmus an. .

American School of Classical Studies at Athens. The Hexamilion, a 7,600 meter long wall across the Isthmus of Corinth, was built in the reign of Theodosius II (. 408 to 450) in an attempt to preserve the Greek peninsula from barbarian invasion. The fortress, located directly east and northeast of the sanctuary of Poseidon, is the best-preserved part of the Byzantine fortifications and is the area most fully excavated.

Timothy E. Gregory is Professor of Byzantine History at Ohio State University where he is also Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Timothy E. Gregory is Professor of Byzantine History at Ohio State University where he is also Adjunct Professor of Anthropology. Kirjaluettelon tiedot.

The Hexamilion and the fortress, by Timothy E. Gregory. 1. Isthmia (Greece)-Antiquities. This book would not have been possible without the generous financial and administrative support of several institutions and offices. 2. Greece-Antiquities. My study overseas in 1997 and 1998 was aided by grants from the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies of the University of Michi-gan. Gregory (born c. 1951) is an American historian and scholar, specializing in the Byzantine empire and classical archaeology. He has authored or co-authored numerous high-profile books on Byzantine topics and Christianity in the early period. He graduated with a PhD in 1972 from the University of Michigan, where he studied under Byzantine historian Paul Alexander and Roman historian John W. Eadie.

Timothy E Gregory currently works at the Department of History, The Ohio State University. Isthmia V: The Hexamilion and the Fortress. His current project continues to be the 'Archaeology of Medieval and Early Modern Greece'. Skills and Expertise.

Elizabeth R. Gebhard, Timothy. 6 The Temple Deposit at Isthmia and the Dating of the Archaic and Early Classical Greek Coins. 15 Work Teams on the Isthmian Fortress and the Development of a Later Roman Architectural Aesthetic

Elizabeth R. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 31 dic 2015 - 408 pagine. Pindar’s metaphor of the Isthmus as a bridge spanning two seas encapsulates the essence of the place and gives a fitting title for this volume of essays on the history and archaeology of the area. 97. Terracotta Figurines from the Sanctuary of Poseidon. 15 Work Teams on the Isthmian Fortress and the Development of a Later Roman Architectural Aesthetic. 311. 16 Epigraphy Liturgy and Imperial Policy on the Justinianic Isthmus.

The Hexamilion, a 7,600 meter long wall across the Isthmus of Corinth, was built in the reign of Theodosius II (A.D. 408 to 450) in an attempt to preserve the Greek peninsula from barbarian invasion. The fortress, located directly east and northeast of the sanctuary of Poseidon, is the best-preserved part of the Byzantine fortifications and is the area most fully excavated. This fifth volume in the Isthmia series examines earlier attempts to fortify the Isthmus and presents the most important testimonia for historical interpretation. The archaeological remains of the Hexamilion are traced from the Gulf of Corinth to the Saronic Gulf, with topographical maps and a schematic view of its elevation. Matters of military strategy and construction techniques are discussed and historical analysis provided.