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The tomb of Agamemnon / Cathy Gere.

by Cathy Gere

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mycenae (Extinct city),
  • Argolis (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Argolis.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Argolis,
    • Agamemnon (Greek mythology),
    • Mycenae (Extinct city),
    • Argolis (Greece) -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      SeriesWonders of the world, Wonders of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF221.M9 G47 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3429821M
      ISBN 100674021703
      LC Control Number2005054695

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      The Tomb of Agamemnon (Wonders of the World) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Tomb of Agamemnon (Wonders of the World) Author. Gere, Cathy. Publisher. Harvard University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you. The story of Schliemann and Mycenae is now brilliantly retold in a new book, The Tomb of Agamemnon: Mycenae and the Search for a Hero by Cathy Gere, a very slim volume and the latest in the Wonders of the World series published by Profile Books (£).

      The Tomb of Agamemnon (Wonders of the World (Harvard University Press)) (Paperback) By Cathy Gere. Harvard University Press, , pp. Publication Date: April 2, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (12/31/). Cathy Gere is a lecturer in the History of Science at the University of Chicago. She has published on a wide range of topics from witchcraft to brain banking. Her book on Knossos in Crete is forthcoming.


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A fun introduction to Agamemnon and the story behind the famous tomb in Mycenae at the Lion Gate. This is entertaining history that covers alot of ground in a tiny bookfrom Bronze Age Greece to the history of the tomb's excavation and its influence on later generations/5.

And so her title, "Tomb of Agamemnon" is intentionally chosen. Of course, there is no tomb of Agamemnon, or so we now understand. But that was what launched a thousand fantasies including the reputation of the funeral mask mislabeled the "mask of Agamemnon." So a good chunk of the book is about 19th and 20th centuries views of and uses of by: 2.

Gere's book is the latest in an ongoing series [Wonders of the World] on great monuments--Westminster Abbey, the Parthenon--published by Harvard University Press. Don't leave home without them.”―Joann C. Gutin, Newsday “For a history of both ancient Mycenae and its rediscovery and significance, read The Tomb of Agamemnon, by Cathy Gere.”Author: Cathy Gere.

The tomb of Agamemnon User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. When Heinrich Schliemann incorrectly identified in one of the shaft graves at Mycenae as the "tomb of Agamemnon," he revived a myth first created by the eighth-century B.C.

inhabitants of the. Mycenae, the fabled city of Homer's King Agamemnon, leapt into the headlines in the late nineteenth century when Heinrich Schliemann announced that he had opened the Tomb of Agamemnon and found the body of the hero smothered in gold treasure.

In this book, historian of science Cathy Gere tells the story of these extraordinary ruins. For a history of both ancient Mycenae and its rediscovery and significance, read The Tomb of Agamemnon, by Cathy Gere.

Newsday - Erica Marcus. Archaeologist Cathy Gere's wonderful little history/guidebook, The Tomb of Agamemnon, is about a lot of things.

It's about how each new era bends the past to its own : Harvard. The Tomb of Agamemnon: Mycenae and the Search for a Hero by Cathy Gere. From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides to Freud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the western imagination. Gere takes us from the Cult of the Hero that sprung up in the shadow of the great burned walls in the eighth century BC, to Agamemnon's twentieth-century.

Gere's book is the latest in an ongoing series [Wonders of the World] on great monuments--Westminster Abbey, the Parthenon--published by Harvard University Press. Don't leave home without them. -- Joann C. Gutin Newsday For a history of both ancient Mycenae and its rediscovery and significance, read The Tomb of Agamemnon, by Cathy Gere/5(60).

Cathy Gere, Author Harvard When Heinrich Schliemann incorrectly identified in one of the shaft graves at Mycenae as the ""tomb of Agamemnon,"" he revived a myth first created by the. The Tomb of Agamemnon by Cathy Gere An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Cathy Gere's book concerns itself with the mythical tomb of Agamemnon as much as with the very real site of the citadel at Mycenae.

She acknowledges that there is more to Mycenae than the dry kernel of certainty that can be gleaned from the analysis of pottery: the truth must include the layer upon layer of myth that it attracted since its.

Buy The Tomb of Agamemnon New Ed by Cathy Gere (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). For a history of both ancient Mycenae and its rediscovery and significance, read The Tomb of Agamemnon, by Cathy Gere., Gere's elegantly succinct and enlightening book in fact takes for its subject an assemblage of the iconic archaeological remains and their poetic archetypes or analogues: the Bronze Age citadel of Mycenae with its Lion Gate, cyclopean walls, palace, royal grave circle.

Archaeologist Cathy Gere's wonderful little history/guidebook, "The Tomb of Agamemnon," is about a lot of things. It's about how each new era bends the past to its own needs. It's about what's gained--and lost--when scientists displace passionate amateurs.

It's about the human desire to impose narrative, false if need be, on the mute relics of /5(6). Cathy Gere is the author of Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism ( avg rating, 56 ratings, 12 reviews, published ), The Tomb of Agamemnon ( /5.

Cathy Gere was born in England inand attended Oxford University as an undergraduate, but dropped out after two years and spent a decade in London, New York, and San Francisco, engaged in various forms of political activism and earning her living as a carpenter.

The Tomb of Agamemnon [Cathy Gere]. From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides to Freud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the Western imagination. As the backdrop to one of the most famous military campaigns of all time, Agamemnon’s city has servAuthor: Cathy Gere.

Book Description: From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides to Freud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the Western imagination. As the backdrop to one of the most famous military campaigns of all time, Agamemnon’s city has served for generation after. The Tomb of Agamemnon Mycenae and the Search for a Hero by Cathy Gere.

ebook. Cathy Gere is a lecturer in the History of Science at the University of Chicago. She has published on a wide range of topics from witchcraft to brain banking. Her book on Knossos in Crete is forthcoming. More about Cathy Gere. The Tomb of Agamemnon. Embed Copy. Get this from a library.

The tomb of Agamemnon. [Cathy Gere] -- "Mycenae, the fabled city of Homer's King Agamemnon, still stands in a remote corner of mainland Greece.

Revered in antiquity as the pagan world's most tangible connection to the heroes of the Trojan. The tomb of Agamemnon Κριτική χρηστών - Not Available - Book Verdict. When Heinrich Schliemann incorrectly identified in one of the shaft graves at Mycenae as the "tomb of Agamemnon," he revived a myth first created by the eighth-century B.C.

inhabitants of the. From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides to Freud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the western imagination. Gere takes us from the Cult of the Hero that sprung up in the shadow of the great burned walls in the eighth century BC, to Agamemnon's twentieth-century reincarnation as an Aryan military genius and to the distinctly anti-heroic conclusions of modern archaeology.Cathy Gere – The Tomb of Agamemnon (*) The story of Agamemnon, the King who led the Greeks to the siege of Troy is one that deserves reading.

Possibly of far greater interest and excitement is the story of how the ancient city of Mycanae was named as the hero’s place of : Resolute Reader.