Aldo Martignetti is the author of Gli architetti del Partenone ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) architetti del Partenone by. Rhys Carpenter. Carpenter, R. Gli architetti del Partenone. Turin, Italian translation of The Architects of the Parthenon (London, ). Corcella, A. Storici greci. Rome and . Results 1 – 29 of 29 Kayla Bashe; Derrick Boden; George Brewington; Daniel Carpenter; David Castlewitz; Published by Owl Hollow Press (). ISBN
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Run-ons abound and even grammatically correct sentences are needlessly wordy. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Oct 12, Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok. Beyond the Pillars of Hercules by Rhys Carpenter.
Lists with This Book. Also, the book needed more maps. The prose is horribly long-winded, self-important, and carpehter to my ears. John Vli marked it as to-read Sep 30, Be the first to ask a question about Beyond the Pillars of Hercules.
A fascinating approach to pre-history’s great explorers, examining the routes of discovery based on ancient texts. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Peggy marked it as to-read Jun 23, Phillip Kay rated it really liked it Dec 11, Refresh and try again. Feb 17, Julian Walker rated it liked it.
Books by Rhys Carpenter (Author of Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics)
In fairness, though it arcjitetti be noted that this is a year old book, and that it’s author was in his 70s when he wrote it– so, it may just be that some of my stylistic criticisms come down to a multi-generational gap in taste.
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Michael Lane marked it as to-read Jun 15, In nearly every paragraph, we get a phrase like, “In the light of such evidence it is impermissible to deny credence to the explicit statement that the Garmantes drove chariots…” that could have instead just been something like: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ultimately, I did find enough of interest in the book that I finished it despite these frustrations, and I did learn some interesting things from it.
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Open Preview See a Problem? The author tries, where possible, to rely upon ancient texts to recount these expeditions– primary ones where they exist, secondary ones where they do not– and then seeks to use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and ecology, and other features to see if it is possible to corroborate these ancient accounts.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. Along t I found this both fascinating and partdnone, with the latter dominating. Fox marked it as to-read Archutetti 20, Nora Malone marked it as to-read Jun 15, The subject matter is engaging enough: Natajia marked it as to-read Sep 10, Want to Read saving….
At times the writing is a little cumbersome and overlaid, but it is an interesting read which questions some of our accepted norms and sheds light on many forgotten, and even unknown, heroes and travel pioneers.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Zakawale marked it as to-read Aug 28, Mike Perrin marked it as to-read Aug 16, Published by Tandem Books first published As such, a lengthy quotation from say, Herodotus, may be followed by data from a publication of modern “Sailing Directions” from the U. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Iana Gutnik rated it it was amazing Jan 10,