04 Apr 2020

Category: Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations

Greek Colonization in Local Contexts: Case studies in colonial interactions (University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology Monographs) 

Greek Colonization in Local Context takes a fresh look at Greek colonies around Europe and the Black Sea. The emphasis is on cultural interaction, transformation and the repercussions and local reactions to colonization in social, religious and cultural terms. Papers examine the archaeological evidence for…

Ancient Civilizations

Engineering the Pyramids 

In Engineering the Pyramids, author Dick Parry – a civil engineer – assesses the design of the pyramids and the likely methods of quarrying, transporting and raising the stones. Basing his ideas on both the archaeological record and the basic principles of engineering – as…