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Samothracian connections; essays in honor of James R. McCredie.


Samothracian connections; essays in honor of James R. McCredie.

Ed. by Olga Palagia and Bonna D. Wescoat.

Oxbow Books


242 pages




Colleagues and students honor McCredie's contribution as an archaeologist, teacher, and advocate with 18 essays on the archeology and epigraphy of Samothrace, Macedonia, and Alexandria. The topics include Apollo arrives at Samothrace, the Hall of Choral Dancers and its frieze, a new ceiling for the hieron in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, the victory of Samothrace and the aftermath of the Battle of Pydna, an inscription on Roman Samothrace, the conservation program in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, and Homer in Florina. There is no index. Distributed in North America by The David Brown Book Co.

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Date:Feb 1, 2011
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