The Athenian Agora: A Short Guide to the Excavations (Modern Greek)

by John McK. Camp II

Agora Picture Book 16
48 pp, 75 col and b/w figs
5.5" x 8.5"
Paper, ISBN: 978-960-7067-01-2
Publication Date: Nov 2004
Status: Active

Retail Price $6.95


In a newly revised version of this popular site guide, the current director of excavations in the Athenian Agora gives a brief account of the history of the ancient center of Athens. The text has been updated and expanded to cover the most recent archaeological discoveries, and the guide now features numerous color illustrations. Each monument still visible on the site is described in turn, and helpful maps and plans are a particular feature of this edition. Birthplace of democracy, the Agora remains one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world, and this is the essential companion for any visitor.

Text in Modern Greek. Also available in English.

About the Author: John McK. Camp II is Professor of Classics at Randolph-Macon College and was Director of Excavations at the Athenian Agora.