The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1: The Buildings and Their Contents

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Homer's King Nestor of "sandy Pylas" passes from legend into history in this first volume of the report of excavations on a hill called Englianos in Messenia, conducted by the Archaeological Expedition of the University of Cincinnati. The palace with its contents and the surrounding lower town indicate that this was an administrative center and the capital of a prosperous Mycenaean kingdom. The name Pylos appears on more than fifty tablets, and there can be no doubt that this was the Messenian abode of the Nestor of Greek ...

The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1: The Buildings and Their Contents 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691650265

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The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1: The Buildings and Their Contents 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691623627

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