Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World: History, Myth and Archaeology

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A beautifully illustrated book tracing the beginning of gardening and garden history, from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, to the Minoans and Mycenaeans, Greeks, Etruscans and Romans, through Byzantine, Islamic and Persian gardens right up to the Middle Ages. It shows how gardens in each period were designed and cultivated. Evidence for garden art and horticulture is gathered from surviving examples of ancient art, literature, archaeology, actual period gardens that have survived the centuries and the wealth of garden myths ...

Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World: History, Myth and Archaeology 2016, Windgather Press, Macclesfield

ISBN-13: 9781909686854

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