Chapters on Mediaeval and Renaissance Visitors to Greek Lands

by James Morton Paton

Gennadeion Monographs III
212 pp,
7" x 10"
Cloth, ISBN: 978-0-87661-403-7
Publication Date: Nov 1951
Status: Out of Print


This is an invaluable collection of rare or otherwise unpublished writings on Greek topography by authors ranging from the 9th century A.D. Abbot Hilduin to the flamboyant 17th-century engineer Rinaldo de la Rue. Selections from each of the 20 accounts are presented complete with extensive notes and commentary. The book also includes a short essay on Turkish Athens and a description of the tomb of Edward Wyche at Herakleia.