• All Books

BIC Excellence Award

I methoni kai i istoria
I Venetia kai i eksousia (Greek language edition)

By Panayotis Foutakis

I methoni kai i istoria
Hardback, 496 pages £72.50
Published: 2018
ISBN: 9786185209216
Format: 298mm x 226mm
Buy this Book


Subjects:

This Greek-language monograph on the castle of Modon (Peloponnese, Greece) leads us on a journey from Homer to the 20th century, and concentrates particularly on the Venetian presence, which lasted for 300 years beginning at the fall of Constantinople in 1204.

 

The book aims to remain accessible to the general reader as it explores the correct name of Modon; its ancient walls and coins; the written and pictorial evidence for the castle; the structure of its Venetian administration; the deciphering and identification of the 27 coats of arms of Modon; the history of the lion of Venice; the study of the 18 lions, embedded in the walls; the discovery of the real attribution of the wrongly named Morosini column; the restoration of the name of the so-called Villehardouin tower; the examination and reading of the mason’s mark of the central gate; the finding of the correct original name of the eight-sided tower of the mole which is still called by its Turkish name Bourtzi; and the identification of the Mediaeval form of the old harbour.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 496 pages
ISBN:
 9786185209216
Format:
 298mm x 226mm
592 colour illustrations

BIC Code:
 1DVG, AM, AMX, HB, HBJD, HBTB
BISAC Code:
  ARC000000, ARC005000, HIS000000, HIS010000, HIS054000
Imprint:
 Kapon Editions


back

Other visitors also viewed:

Oxford Treatise and Disputation on the Eucharist, 1549 Privateering and Colonization in the Reign of Elizabeth I Commentary on the Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics A Silver Book, recent work by Thaleia-Maria Georgoulis