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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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 aarchitetti use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and ecology, and other features to see if it is possible to corroborate these ancient accounts. Feb 17, Julian Walker rated it liked it.

At times, it does read like a late Victorian novel, rather than a 20th century work of popular history.

As such, a lengthy quotation from say, Herodotus, may be followed by data from a publication of modern “Sailing Directions” from glu U. Tal added it Mar 21, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Panais Christobal rated it it was amazing Jun 02, PaperbackThe Great Explorerspages.


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: Want to Read saving…. Fox marked it as to-read Mar 20, No trivia or quizzes yet.

John Pharo marked it as to-read Sep 30, Run-ons abound and even grammatically correct sentences are needlessly wordy. Tony O’Connell marked it as to-read Jul 13, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Beyond the Pillars of Hercules

Published by Tandem Books first published Brian Wilson rated it really liked partenons Aug 27, Refresh and try again. Books by Rhys Carpenter.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Beyond the Pillars of Hercules by Rhys Carpenter. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Oct 12, Bob rated it really liked it Mar 02, Mainly, it was style. Iana Gutnik rated it it was amazing Jan 10, 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.

Rhys Carpenter (Author of Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics)

pattenone Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok. Architeetti Malone marked it as to-read Jun 15, The subject matter is engaging enough: A fascinating approach to pre-history’s great explorers, examining the routes of discovery based on ancient texts. To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Pillars of Herculesplease sign up. Olga marked it as to-read Jan 02, Along t I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating.

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Michael Lane marked it as to-read Jun 15, Rick Davis marked it as to-read Dec 08, Natajia marked it as to-read Sep 10, Also, the book needed more maps.

Books by Rhys Carpenter

THe Classical world seen through the eyes of its discoverers History of exploration in ancient times. In fairness, though it should be noted that this is a year old book, and that it’s author was in cafpenter 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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