STUDIES OF TRAVEL – GREECE (ebook)

EDWARD A. FREEMAN
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STUDIES OF TRAVEL – GREECE (ebook)

EDWARD A. FREEMAN

The papers that have been brought together in these small volumes are the results of three several journeys made by my father in Greece and Italy. He visited Greece for the first time in 1877, but of the papers written in that year, which appeared in the Saturday Review, only those on Corfu have been reprinted. They form part of the volume of Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice, in the preface to which work the hope was held out that some out of many papers on the more distant Greek lands might one day be put together. It has been thought that these papers will not prove the less welcome that they must now lack the re-casting that my father would undoubtedly have given to them. Since his Greek journey was made, fresh light has been thrown on many points by the German excavations at Olympia as well as by those conducted by the Greeks themselves on the Athenian Akropolis, at Eleusis and elsewhere.

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  • Editorial: BOOKRIX
  • Año de edición: 2014
  • ISBN: 9783730991862
  • Formato: EPUB
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