Poleodomikh exelixis ton athinon
Greek language text
By J Travlos
Distributed by University of Exeter Press.
'Urban Development of Athens from Prehistoric Times to the beginning of the 19th Century', is the life's work of the architect John Travlos -first published in 1960- is the standard work on the topography of Athens from ancient times to the modern day. The urban development, architecture, and monuments of the city are presented in twelve chapters, corresponding with the major periods in Athenian history.
This book is still an indispensable handbook for those studying Athens; a rich source of information on the long history of the city, it is of great value to scholars and lovers of Athens alike.
Greek language text. 189 b&w illustrations, 12 plates.
John Travlos (1908 – 1985) was a Greek architect, architectural historian, and archaeologist known especially for his work at Athens in the agora of the ancient city.