Author:Griffo, Pietro ; and Leonard Von Matt

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GELA - THE ANCIENT GREEKS IN SICILY

By: Griffo, Pietro ; and Leonard Von Matt

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Greenwich, New York Graphic Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40467

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


223 pages; Illustrated with more than 150 plates, 56 in color. Very fine photographs by Leonard von Matt (color photographs tipped-in). Intended for the general reader, the traveler, and also the specialist inthings Greek and Sicilian. TABLE OF CONTENTS: (1) The Background, (2) Before the Greeks, (3) The Foundation and Beginnings, (4) Hellenization of the Interior, (5) The Founding of Akragas, (6) Towards the East Coast, (7) Gelon, (8) Religion - Sanctuaries, Deitites, Cults, (9) Artistic Development and Ties with Greece, (10) From the Congress of Gela to Timoleon, and (11) From Agathokles t... View more info