The Knossos Labyrinth: A New View of the ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos (Rodney Castleden)

The Knossos Labyrinth: A New View of the ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos (Rodney Castleden) soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London & New York: Routledge, 1990, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; References; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Plans;

From the cover: Knossos, like the Acropolis or Stonehenge, is a symbol for an entire ancient culture. The Knossos Labyrinth was first built in the reign of a Middle Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh, and was from the start the focus of a glittering and exotic culture. Homer left elusive clues about the Knossian court, and when the lost site of Knossos gradually re-emerged from obscurity in the nineteenth century AD, the first excavators Minos Kalokairinos, Heinrich Schliemann, and Arthur Evans were predisposed to see the site through the eyes of classical authors.

Rodney Castleden, in this remarkable and innovative book, argue…

Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine else pleasant. Text complete, clean and tight.

Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 205 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Archaeology catalogue?

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