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The Villa Ariadne.

by Dilys Powell

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Crete (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Crete.
    • Subjects:
    • Evans, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1941.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece -- Crete.,
    • Crete (Greece) -- Description and travel.,
    • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF901.C8 P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p.
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5084431M
      ISBN 100340177705
      LC Control Number74155567

      A strange book; interesting and well-written but somehow lacking is structure and shape. Powell tells of the discovery (by Arthur Evans) of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete, his building of the Villa Ariadne, the various characters she meets over the years following her husband's appointment as manager of the archaeological work there, including the heroic and tragic wartime exploits such /5(1). The Villa Ariadne Paperback. By Dilys Powell. Published by Eland Publishing Ltd () Centred on the archaeological personalities based at the Villa Ariadne – the home of Sir Arthur Evans and a base for generations of British archaeologists on Crete, Powell delivers a stunning account of work at Knossos and the haunting intrigues played out within its walls during World War II.

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      The Villa Ariadne is in Crete, close to the Palace of Minos at Knossos, near Herakleion and was built by the great Sir Arthur Evans. The next occupant was John Pendlebury, scholar-athlete, Curator of Knossos. The Germans then took over the Villa, followed by the British. It is now back in the hands of Greece. This book is a story of this villa. View deals for Ariadne. Lichnos Beach is minutes away. WiFi is free, and this property also features room service and laundry services. All rooms have private pools and on: Salvator Villas, Parga, Parga.


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The Villa Ariadne book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Villa Ariadne was built at Knossos, Crete, by Sir Arthur Evans /5(5).

Ostensibly, the book is a partly autobiographical, partly scholarly art-and-archaeology history; and partly haunting WWII war stories and madcap/tragic real-life tales of adventure, including the General's abduction inall swirling around an improbable center: a building in Crete/5(11).

From the Publisher Built inThe Villa Ariadne was used as living quarters by the great archaeologist, Sir Arthur Evans, during his excavations of Knossos, the fabled palace of King Minos on the island of by: 4. The Villa Ariadne is a meditation on the island of Crete, centered on the house built by Sir Arthur Evans, the famous archaeologist of Knossos.

Dilys Powell captures the spirit of a place she loved dearly and a group of people she knew well, from local Cretans to the archaeologists Evans and Author: Dilys Powell. ExpoAthens is mi from Villa Ariadne, while Attica Zoo Park is mi away. Elefthérios Venizélos Airport is mi from the property.

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But The Villa Ariadne is far more than just their story. Uniting ancient myths and history with first-hand observation and tales she is told, Dilys Powell leaves us a complex portrait of the island as a whole – a place she knew and loved for forty years. Excavations resumed in and it was during this time that the villa was named Arianna after a fresco on the far wall of the grand triclinium depicting the mythological scene of Ariadne abandoned by Theseus.

The villa has an unconventional layout, due in part to its continuous development but also to the sloping nature of the site.

Book Description / Literature, Archaeology, Classical studies/5(22). Villa Ariadne is located in Athens. Every room at this guest house is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV and fridge.

Certain units include a seating area where you can relax. Views of the mountain, pool or city are featured in certain rooms. For your comfort, you will find slippers and a Reviews: The Villa Ariadne.

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dilys Powell. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Powell, Dilys. Villa Ariadne. New York: Akadine Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Arthur Evans, Sir; Arthur.

The book is built round the story of the excavation of Knossos, but is really a history of ancient and modern Crete, through the eyes of a wonderful writer, who became one of our foremost theatre and film critics and was married to an archaeologist. She bases the book around people she knew who had worked on the cretan s: The Villa Ariadne by Dilys Powell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Villa Ariadne by Powell Dilys - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Dilys Powell has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Dilys Powell’s most popular book is The Villa Ariadne.The Villa Ariadne was built at Knossos, Crete, by Sir Arthur Evans soon after he discovered the Minoan palace, when the site was his own private property.

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