FROM PENTELICON TO THE PARTHENON
Architect, professor emeritus NTUA
1 black and white photographs and 41 drawings
hardback, 25x33 cm.
The first part of the book presents, in the form of 22 full-page drawings, the story of a Doric column capital (weighing 12 tons) hewed from the quarry on Mount Pentelicon and transported to the Parthenon.
The second part presents the ancient Pentelic marble quarries, the natural landscape from Pentelikon to Athens as it would have appeared in antiquity, as well as the transpotation methods of the time.
Part I: Narrative and pictorial reconstruction
Part II: Explanation of the plates
Appendix 1: Testimonies
Appendix 2: The Quarry of the Nymphs on Paros
Table of contents
List of Figures
Indexes, Glossary, Greek pronunciation, etc.