STAIKOS, KONSTANTINOS SP.
Title The History Of The Library In Western Civilization: From Minos To Cleopatra - The Greek World From The Minoans' Archival Libraries To The Universal Library Of The Ptolemies - I.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.
Edition First English Edition.
Publisher Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / Hes De Graaf Publishers BV, Kotinos: 2005.
1584561149 / 9781584561149
Seller ID 28718X6
Chronicles the early development of libraries and explains how it was that small archival libraries evolved into the monumental libraries of the Hellenistic period. Highly illustrated in full color. Translated into English from the Greek by Timothy Cullen. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Libraries, Minos, Cleopatra, Konstantinos Sp. Staikos, Greece, Greek Civilization, Western Civilization, Xenophon, Universal Library of Alexandria, Theophrastus, Socrates, Scribes, Ptolemy, Plato, Pergamum, Papyrus, Linear B, Knossos, Books on Books, Timothy Cullen, Homer, Galen, Egypt, Crete, Julius Caesar, Athens, Aristotle, Aeschylus, Archimedes, Alexander the Great).