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The Argive Heraion

The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera (Argive Heraion, 1)

by Christopher Pfaff

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Published by American School of Classical Studies at Athen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Reference,
  • Architecture,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Archaeology,
  • History - Specific Styles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8092918M
    ISBN 100876618018
    ISBN 109780876618011

    Another illustrative case is provided by B.'s take on the significance of the four terracotta building models from Perachora (pp. ), the well-known model from the Argive Heraion (p. 90), and the thirty-five models from the Samian Heraion (p. ).   How Argive was the Argive Heraion: the political and cultic geography of the Argive Plain, – Bc. American Journal of Archaeol – Hall, J., Cited by:

    Pfaff, C. A. (presented ). The 'Earliest' Doric Capital at the Argive Heraion. Presentation at 91st General Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Archaeological Institute of America. (National) Pfaff, C. A. (presented ). Two Fourth-Century B.C. Buildings at the Argive Heraion.   Argos was named for an eponymous hero. The more familiar Greek heroes Perseus and Bellerophon are also connected with the city. In the Dorian invasion, when the descendants of Heracles, known as the Heraclidae, invaded the Peloponnese, Temenus received Argos for his s is one of the ancestors of the Macedonian royal house from which came Alexander the Great.

      CLASSICAL GREECE OFF-SEASON. is the sanctuary of Hera called the Argive Heraion, where Agamemnon received command of the expedition against Troy. so it is possible to book a double room at.   A broad flight of steps at the Argive Heraion provided access to an expanded temple terrace (even though the riser heights of 30–36 centimeters would have been uncomfortable for walking) and guided processions and visitors directly to the front Author: Phil Stinson.


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The Argive Heraion by Christopher Pfaff Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sanctuary of Hera (also known as the Heraion Argive) was part of the new generation of cult sanctuaries that were founded in the end of the 9th century BC. Others include Delos, Delphi and the Athenian Acropolis. Despite its name, for a while ownership of the site was not attested to Argos (also known as Argolis).

This volume is the first in a series providing detailed and up-to-date analyses of excavations and fieldwork conducted over more than a century at the Argive Heraion, site of a succession of religious buildings high above the plain of Argos.

The book opens with an overview of the site's Pages: The Argive Heraion, by Christopher Pfaff, is excellent because the detail is quite comprehensive. The author not only describes the general appearance of the temple, but even provides various cross-sections of such temple design as the tiles of the roof of the temple.

It's a beautifully presented book, and I cannot wait for Part 2 which I 5/5(1). The sanctuary occupies 3 artificial terraces below Mt. Euboea and has a commanding view of the Argive plain. The upper terrace, supported by a retaining wall of possible late Geometric date, is a level paved area occupied by the Old Temple and an altar.

The later, middle terrace supports the New Temple, where a chryselephantine statue of Hera. The Tombs at the Argive Heraion. Argos, in the south of the Argive valley, or Argolis, was, according to Greek tradition, a very ancient city.

It stood four miles from the sea at the foot of a steep hill, which formed its acropolis. In the days of the Trojan war it was reputedly ruled by Diomedes, one of.

Did the goddess Hera achieve fame because she slept in the arms of great Zeus. In this book, Joan V. O'Brien explodes this verdict. Starting from the etymological link between Hera's name and the Greek words for 'hero' and 'the season, ' O'Brien provides an archeological, historical, and literary reassessment of the goddess as a religious, cultural, and political construct.

The Standard of the Heraion. When the Archaeological Institute of America engaged in its first campaign of excavation in Greece, it chose as the site the Argive Heraion, a location that seemed particularly promising, since it was that of one of the most famous sanctuaries of Greece and probably the original seat of the cult of Hera, the most.

The Greek World BC book. The Greek World BC. DOI link for The Greek World BC. the famous ‘Argive Heraion’ (see Figure ), is on the edge of the plain to the south of Mycenae and north-west of Argos, marking the limits of Argive territory in good times for Argos, though occasionally, for instance at about the.

The Argive Heraion: The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera (Argive Heraion, 1) by Christopher Pfaff. American School of Classical Studies at Athen.

Used - Like New. Hardcover. Cloth. Folio. Includes three fold-out plates as issued. In publisher's shrinkwrap. Fine. BOOK REVIEWS/COMPTES RENDUS The Argive Heraion 1: The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera. By Christopher A. Pfaff. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

xxx,figs., 8 foldout plates, 24 tables. There is sufficient evidence to assert that Greek archaeology as practiced by non. The second book of Pausanias’ Description of Greece (Sicyon), between cities and sanctuaries (Corinth and Isthmia, Argos and the Argive Heraion), between cities (Mycenae and Argos, Troezen and Athens), and documenting the features of panhellenic sanctuaries (Isthmia, Nemea, Epidauros).

The great variety of topics—origins, history Author: John Gruber-Miller. The book opens with an overview of the site's excavation history, including photographs from the investigations of the volume inaugurates a new series providing detailed and up-to-date analyses of excavations and fieldwork conducted over more than a century at the Argive Heraion, a Classical Temple in the : Christopher A Pfaff.

This volume inaugurates a new series providing detailed and up-to-date analyses of excavations and fieldwork conducted over more than a century at the Argive Heraion, a Classical Temple in the Peloponnese. The book opens with an overview of the site's exc. The finds in the Athenian Agora from the Neolithic and Bronze Ages have added important chronological context to the earliest eras of Athenian history.

The bulk of the items are pottery, but stone, bone, and metal objects also occur. Selected material from the Neolithic and from the Early and Middle Helladic periods is catalogued by fabric and then shape and forms the basis of detailed.

This work, the first monograph devoted solely to the Classical temple and the first concerning the site to be published in more than 50 years, will be the definitive source for scholars and students investigating the buildings of the Argive Heraion and a vital tool for those researching architectural trends of the : Christopher Pfaff.

by Christopher A. Pfaff. Argive Heraion I pp, figs, 8 pls, 24 tables 9" x 12" Cloth, ISBN: Publication Date: Nov Status: Active Retail Price $ Coming again to the Argive Heraion, where gain and loss, night and day, question and answer, are all flattened. Second excursion In the excavation of the Argive Heraion hundreds of miniature hydriai were found, including a dump near the temple that contained miniature hydriai, jars used to carry water, dating from the 7th to the 6th.

The Argive Heraion III: The West volume will provide a definitive publication of the 6th-century B.C. hestiatorion (dining facility) at the Argive Heraion. Fieldwork from through has resulted in the completion of the actual-state plan.

This volume inaugurates a new series providing detailed and up-to-date analyses of excavations and fieldwork conducted over more than a century at the Argive Heraion, a Classical Temple in the The book opens with an overview of the site's excavation history, including photographs from the.

The Heraion, a sanctuary of the goddess Hera, the patron goddess of the city-state of Argos, was its official religious centre, even though it was 8 kilometers distant. The famous sanctuary of the goddess was built on th esouthern foothills of the Euboian mountain range (modern Aetovouno), directly below its highest peak, Akraia.

View top-quality stock photos of Remains Of Temple Of Argive Hera Lowest Level Heraion Argos Peloponnese Greece Greek Civilization.

Find premium, high-resolution stock photography at .Hall, Jonathan M. "How Argive Was the 'Argive' Heraion? The Political and Cultic Geography of the Argive Plain, B.C." American Journal of Archaeology (Oct.

): Izenour, George C. Theater Design. 2nd ed. New Haven: Yale UP, The Argive Heraion 1: The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Pp. xxx +illus.

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