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A new guide to the Palace of Knossos

Leonard Robert Palmer

A new guide to the Palace of Knossos

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palace of Knossos (Knossos)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical references: p. 129-132.

    Statementby Leonard R. Palmer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF221.C8 P29 1969b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4752206M
    LC Control Number78076551

    Explore the Minoan Palace of Knossos and the nearby city of Heraklion on a 6-hour Crete tour! With an expert local guide, walk around the ruins and excavations of the island’s vast ancient palace (entrance own expense), and learn about the Greek mythological tales that are linked to it. After exploring the labyrinth of corridors and rooms on the Knossos tour, travel into central Heraklion to /5(49). The plan of the palace reminded the principal excavator of Knossos, Sir Arthur Evans (), of the labyrinth that imprisoned the Minotaur of Greek mythology, and he thus associated Knossos with King Minos. The remains which one sees there today are principally of the New Palace .


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Tzorakis structures this guide on an itinerary starting from the West Palace and working Eastward. It contains a good historical and mythological background as well as an account of the rather This is the last of my guidebooks from Greece and covers the Minoan site of Knossos- a justly famous site, even if archaeologist friends like to refer to it as the 'theme park'/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Palmer, Leonard Robert, New guide to the Palace of Knossos. New York: A new guide to the Palace of Knossos book, [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. A new guide to the Palace of Knossos. [Leonard R Palmer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. This is a book that I picked up at one of the gift shops that dot the road to the entrance of Knossos.

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Buy Knossos: A Complete Guide To The Palace Of Minos 1st. Edition by Anna Michailidou (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20). The Palace of Minos at Knossos is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

Located on Kephala Hill on the island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Greece, Knossos palace was the political, social and cultural center of the Minoan culture during the Early and Middle Bronze d at least as early as BC, its power was greatly diminished, but not.

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Get the chance to pre-Buy on-line your entrance ticket and Skip-The-Line, entry. We provide also transfer to the palace of Knossos for easy access (Book. In the center of the diabolical Labyrinth of Knossos lurked the Minotaur: half-man, half bull, all nightmare.

A Guide to the Palace of Knossos. Details. Visit the Mythical Palace of Knossos of King Minos and Labyrinth home to the Minotaur. (Tour starts at am – Duration 90 min) Knossos, a complex of more than interlocking rooms, was an astonishing palace, built for a mighty king of the Bronze Age.

As you wander through the labyrinthine ruins, you will have the chance to see the original throne of “Minos”, the mystifying. The Palace of Knossos can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.4/5(K).

A NEW GUIDE TO THE PALACE OF KNOSSOS Author Palmer, L. R Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Binding Hardcover Publisher Frederick A.

Praeger, Publishers Place of Publication New York Date published Bookseller catalogs Greece. Knossos (pronounced Kuh-nuh-SOS) is the ancient Minoan palace and surrounding city on the island of Crete, sung of by Homer in his Odyssey: “Among their cities is the great city of Cnosus, where Minos reigned when nine years old, he that held converse with great Zeus.”King Minos, famous for his wisdom and, later, one of the three judges of the dead in the underworld, would give his name to Author: Joshua J.

Mark. Rejecting Evans' view of Knossos as a bronze age royal palace, Castleden puts forward alternative interpretations - that the building was a necropolis or a temple - and argues that the temple interpretation is the most satisfactory in the light of modern Cited by: 3.

Knossos is thought to be the first settlement in the Neolithic period, though it is in fact, one of many Neolithic remains scattered across Crete. The site of Knossos is multilayered, revealing inhabitation for many, many years. From humble origins as an encampment, it eventually became the location of the most famous palace on the island, the Palace of Knossos.

You can get a private guide at the are not pushed around by the guides are proffessional and care about what you think. You can ask as many questions as you like. Id go for a guide if you are really interested in the palace and want to learn about things in a greater not as previous people have said a good guide book will do.

Knossos and the Herakleion Museum: Brief Illustrated Archaeological Guide. Athens: Hannibal Publishing House. Driessen, Jan (). An early destruction in the Mycenaean palace at Knossos: a new interpretation of the excavation field-notes of the south-east area of the west wing.

Acta archaeologica Lovaniensia, Monographiae, 2. Leuven: Katholieke Universiteit. Evans, Arthur John Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Crete’s must-see historical attraction is the Palace of Knossos, 5km south of Iraklio, and the capital of Minoan Crete. Combining a visit here with a spin around Iraklio's excellent Archaeological Museum is highly recommended.

Knossos palace opening hours - Summer: daily 8am to 8pm in Summer / Winter: 8am to 5pm in Winter (and probably just 3pm on the weekend) ; Entrance fee - 15 euros, but you can purchase a combined ticket with the Archaeological museum in Heraklion; Tour guide - At the entrance there is a booth where you can find tour guides for private tours and group tours.

Knossos, considered the oldest city in Europe, holds the archaeological ruins of a spectacular Minoan Palace. Explore its history here with Rough Guides. KNOSSOS, the largest and most important of the Minoan palaces, and the most visited, lies some 5km southeast of Iráklion.

Visit Knossos, visit the Archeological museum of Heraklion or explore both sites, with experienced guides of our team. A new tour option is added for the season ofa route that combines the palace of Knossos, the palace of Phaistos (second largest palace of Crete, situated in the South of the island at Messara plain) and Gortyn, the.

Kindly See our Eco-Crete Guide and Crete Greek Island guides. The site of Knossos is the largest and most impressive of the Minoan palaces and comprises s square meters and over rooms. Knossos lies just 5 km (3 miles) from Heraklion, and besides the palace proper also has over 35 centuries of remains in surrounding hillsides.

“THE DISCOVERY AND DOCUMENTATION OF KNOSSOS, LARGEST SITE OF THE MINOAN CIVILIZATION”: FIRST EDITIONS OF THE PIONEERING FIRST TWO VOLUMES IN EVANS’ PALACE OF MINOS AT KNOSSOS, EVANS, Arthur. The Palace of Minos. At Knossos. London: Macmillan,Three volumes.

Tall quarto, original full gilt-stamped cloth, top edges gilt. Knossos. The archaeological site of Knossos (on the island of Crete) —traditionally called a palace—is the second most popular tourist attraction in all of Greece (after the Acropolis in Athens), hosting hundreds of thousands of tourists a year.

Id go for a guide if you are really interested in the palace and want to learn about things in a greater not as previous people have said a good guide book will do.

The guide makes the palace come alive. you can have a guide if theres only one or two of you. theres no need to have to join a big party. Edited: 10 years ago. Knossos (also Cnossos, both pronounced / ˈ n ɒ s ɒ s /; Greek: Κνωσός, Knōsós) is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and has been called Europe’s oldest city.

Settled as early as the Neolithic period, the name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete. The palace of Knossos eventually became the ceremonial and political centre of. On another level, At the Palaces of Knossos is an allegory of history, showing the supplanting of a primitive culture by a more modern civilization.

Shifting the setting back and forth from Crete to Athens, Kazantzakis contrasts the languid, decaying life of the court of King Minos with the youth and vigor of the newly emerging Athens.

Palace Of Knosos Address: Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece ; Palace Of Knosos Contact Number: ; Palace Of Knosos Timing: am - pm/5. The archaeological site of Knossos (Knosós GR: Κνωσός) is sited 5 km southeast of the city of Iraklion. There is evidence that this location was inhabited during the neolithic times ( B.C.).

On the ruins of the neolithic settlement was built the first Minoan palace ( B.C.) where the dynasty of Minos ruled. This was destroyed in B.C and a new palace built in its place. v. The neolithic and early and middle Minoan ages. -- v. Fresh lights on origins and external relations: the restoration in town and palace after seismic catastrophe towards close of M.M.

III, and the beginnings of the new era. Town-houses in Knossos of the new era and restored west palace section, with its state : Knossos is located 3 miles (5 kilometers) southeast of Heraklion. It is open daily throughout the year, except on holidays. Allow at least 2 hours for a visit here.

There is a small charge for entry. Give yourself lots of time at Palace of Knossos. Below are some of the top activities: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Heraklion Walking Tour. Procession frescoe Knossos was the most important city on Crete before the Roman Era and the center of the first brilliant European civilization, the Minoan.

The palace of the city is the most visited archaeological site in Crete with more than visitors per year.

The palace is located just 5km south of Heraklion, atop hill Kefala next to the banks of Knosano Gorge. Knossos (Greek: Κνωσός, Knōsós,), also romanized Cnossus, Gnossus, and Knossus, is the main Bronze Age archaeological site at Heraklion, a modern port city on the north central coast of site was excavated and the palace complex found there partially restored under the direction of Arthur Evans in the earliest years of the 20th on: Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Knossos, city in ancient Crete, capital of the legendary king Minos, and the principal centre of the Minoan, the earliest of the Aegean civilizations (see Minoan civilization).

The site of Knossos stands on a knoll between the confluence of two streams and is located about 5 miles (8 km) inland. Knossos is a Bronze Age archaeological site on the island of is at modern may be Europe's oldest city. Many Roman coins found on the site had 'Knosion' or 'Knos' on one side, and an image of a Minotaur or Labyrinth on the reverse.

These are symbols from the myth of King Minos, supposed to have reigned at Knossos. The excavations at Knossos began in by the English. In the Palaces of Knossos, we learn a little about the nature of despotism, and how to test the long-term viability of a civilization beyond the veneer of its present power and wealth.

Teachers and parents, read this wonderful book, and be awed and entertained yourself before you read it to your kids.5/5(2). Knossos or Cnossus both: nŏs´əs, ancient city of Crete, on the north coast, near modern Iráklion. The site was occupied long before BC, and it was the center of an important Bronze Age culture.

It is from a study of the great palace, as well as other sites in Crete, that knowledge of the Minoan civilization has been drawn. The city. Inside the 'labyrinth' pdf the Minoan palace at Knossos, Pdf, (c. BCE). Inside the 'labyrinth' of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete, (c.

BCE). Labyrinth of Knossos. Illustration. by Mark Cartwright and build upon this content non-commercially, as long as they credit the author and license their new creations under the.Neighborhood Knossos Rd., 5km (3 miles) south of Iraklion Hours Download pdf to mid-Oct daily 8am-8pm; late Oct to Mar Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat-Sun am-3pm Transportation Frequent buses from center of Iraklion Phone / Prices Admission 6€, 3€ students with official ID and E.U.

citizens 65 or over; free Sun Nov-Mar and some Sun in summer. Combination ticket for the Palace of Knossos and 3/3(1).A HANDBOOK Ebook THE PALACE OF MINOS KNOSSOS with Its Dependencies by Pendlebury, J.D.S.

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