Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

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Minoan Crete is rightly famous for its idiosyncratic architecture, as well as its palaces and towns such as Knossos, Malia, Gournia, and Palaikastro. Indeed, these are often described as the first urban settlements of Bronze Age Europe. However, we still know relatively little about the dynamics of these early urban centres. How did they work? What role did the palaces have in their towns, and the towns in their landscapes? It might seem that with such richly documented architectural remains these questions would have been ...

Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198793625

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