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The Acropolis

Athens, Greece

 page added April 29, 2003
Major Sources

(consulted as the 
basis for our model)

Boardman, J.
1989    Athenian Red Figure Vases: the Classical Period, New York: Thames and Hudson.

Bundgaard, J. A.
1976    The Parthenon and the Mycenaean City on the Heights, Publications of the National Museum, Archaeological Historical Series vol. 17, Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark.

1974     The Excavation of the Athenian Acropolis 1882-1890, Copenhagen: Gyldendal.

Connolly, P. and H. Dodge
1998    The Ancient City: life in Classical Athens & Rome, Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press.

Dinsmoor, W. B. 
1975    The Architecture of Ancient Greece, NY: Norton & Co., reprint of the 1950 3rd rev. edn.

Dorpfeld, W. 
1886  (published 1887)   Antike Denkmaeler, vol.1.

Economakis, R, ed. 
1994    Acropolis Restoration: the CCAM Interventions, London: Academy Editions.

Hurwit, J. M. 
1999    The Athenian Acropolis, Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press.

Kavvadias, P. & G. Kawerau
1906    Die Ausgrabung der Akropolis vom Jahre 1885 bis zum Jahre 1890, Athens.

Lacroix, L.
1949     Les réproductions de statues sur les monnaies grecques, Liège.

Mark, I. S.
1993     The Sanctuary of Athena Nike in Athens : architectural stages and chronology, Princeton, NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Paton, J. M.
1927     The Erechtheum, Measured, Drawn, and Restored, Cambridge MA: Harvard Univ. Press.

Penrose, F. C. 
1888     Investigation of the Principles of Athenian Architecture, 2nd ed., Washington DC: McGrath.

Rhodes, Robin Francis
1995    Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis, Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press.

Stevens, G. P. 
1940    "The Setting of the Periclean Parthenon," Hesperia, Supp. III, ASCS

1936   "The Periclean Entrance Court of the Acropolis of Athens," Hesperia vol. 5:442-520.

personal communications: Gloria F. Pinney (Harvard Univ.), James C. Wright (Bryn Mawr College); Nashville Parthenon Museum.

other misc. sources: Harvard Univ. photo archive; paintings and drawings by Ippolito Caffi, James Stuart, Hugh W. Williams (found in various sources).

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