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The Parthenon enigma
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Physical Desc:
xxiii, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Status:
Carmichael
726.1208 C752 2014
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A revisionist portrait of the influential structure challenges basic understandings of the civilization identified with it, explaining how the author's recreation of the ancient building from its natural environment to its pediment uncover a monument glorifying human sacrifice set in a world of cult rituals considerably different from current beliefs.

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First edition.
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English
ISBN:
9780307476593, 0307476596, 9780307593382, 030759338X

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General Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
General Note
"A new understanding of the West's most iconic building and the people who made it." --Dust jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-456) and index.
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A revisionist portrait of the influential structure challenges basic understandings of the civilization identified with it, explaining how the author's recreation of the ancient building from its natural environment to its pediment uncover a monument glorifying human sacrifice set in a world of cult rituals considerably different from current beliefs.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Connelly, J. B. (2014). The Parthenon enigma. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Connelly, Joan Breton, 1954-. 2014. The Parthenon Enigma. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Connelly, Joan Breton, 1954-, The Parthenon Enigma. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

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Connelly, Joan Breton. The Parthenon Enigma. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Print.

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