Aldo Martignetti is the author of Gli architetti del Partenone ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) architetti del Partenone by. Rhys Carpenter. Carpenter, R. Gli architetti del Partenone. Turin, Italian translation of The Architects of the Parthenon (London, ). Corcella, A. Storici greci. Rome and . Results 1 – 29 of 29 Kayla Bashe; Derrick Boden; George Brewington; Daniel Carpenter; David Castlewitz; Published by Owl Hollow Press (). ISBN
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The prose is horribly long-winded, self-important, and contorted to my ears.
Trivia About Beyond the Pillar Refresh and try again. At times the writing is a little cumbersome and overlaid, but it is an interesting read which questions some of our accepted norms and sheds light on many forgotten, and even unknown, heroes and travel pioneers.
To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Pillars of Herculesplease sign up. A fascinating approach to pre-history’s great explorers, examining the routes of discovery based on ancient texts.
THe Classical world seen through the eyes of its discoverers History of exploration in ancient times. Fox marked it as to-read Mar 20, Olga marked it as to-read Jan 02, At times, it does read like a late Victorian novel, rather than a 20th century work of popular history.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Along t I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. Natajia marked it as to-read Sep 10, Run-ons abound and even grammatically correct sentences are needlessly wordy.
Feb 17, Julian Drl rated it liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Also, the book needed more maps.
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Iana Gutnik rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Alex Mackenzie rated it liked it Mar 16, I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. Open Preview See a Archotetti
Be the first to ask a question about Beyond the Pillars of Hercules. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Published by Tandem Books first published I’d be curious to learn if there are more recent works published on the subject.
The author padtenone, where possible, to rely upon ancient texts to recount these expeditions– primary ones where they exist, secondary ones where they do not– and then seeks to use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and ecology, and other features to see if it is possible to corroborate these aprtenone accounts.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In fairness, though it should be noted that this is a year old book, and that it’s author was in his 70s when he wrote it– so, it may just be that some of my stylistic criticisms come down to a multi-generational gap in taste.
John Pharo marked it as to-read Sep 30, Zakawale marked it as to-read Aug 28, Rick Davis marked it as to-read Dec 08, Mainly, it was style.
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Jack marked it as to-read Mar 14, Return to Book Page. Panais Christobal rated it it was amazing Jun 02, As such, a lengthy quotation from say, Herodotus, may be followed by data from a publication of modern “Sailing Directions” from the U. In nearly every paragraph, we get a phrase like, “In the light of such evidence it is impermissible to deny credence to the explicit statement that the Garmantes drove chariots…” that could have instead just been something like: Tony O’Connell marked it as to-read Jul 13, Phillip Kay rated it really liked it Dec 11, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book.
The subject matter is engaging enough: