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lion monument at Amphipolis

Oscar Theodore Broneer

lion monument at Amphipolis

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Published by Harvard university press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macedonia -- Antiquities,
  • Amphipolis (Macedonia)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oscar Broneer. Published for the American school of classical studies at Athens.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii p., 2 l., 3-76 p., 1 l. front., plates, maps, plans (1 fold.)
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14790604M


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The monumental lion at the site of Amphipolis in northern Greece is one of the most illustrated sculptures in textbooks of ancient art. It is probably the burial monument of Laomedon, a general and close friend of Alexander the Great.

Until the s however, the remains of the lion Author: Oscar Broneer. The monumental lion at the site of Amphipolis in lion monument at Amphipolis book Greece is one of the most illustrated sculptures in textbooks of ancient art.

It is probably the burial monument of Laomedon, a general and close friend of Alexander the Great. Until the s however, the remains of the lion. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Broneer, Oscar, Lion monument at Amphipolis.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. The Amphipolis Lion was erected as a symbolical monument, in order to express the power of the city, as was the case with the Lions of Delos.

Furthermore, according to a legend, its sculptor (whose identity is unknown), after finishing his work, which was also the peak of his career, faced an unpleasant surprise. The Lion. This magnificent Lion was originally located on the top of the Great Tomb at Amphipolis and at some time in the past was moved to its current location, several km.

away from the Tomb site. The carved stone Lion, alone is meters high and is meters in total height including the base [plinth] and is [assumed] the work of the same sculpture who carved the two Sphinx figures, found at the. Buy THE LION MONUMENT AT AMPHIPOLIS. by Broneer, Oscar.

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The lion monument refers to a companion of Alexander, an Admiral. Now I had seen photos on the internet but i had no idea it was so huge. We recommend booking Lion of Amphipolis tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund/5(19).

This is review of the classical book by Oscar Broneer about the Amphipolis Lion. It critically appraises the contribution made by the author of the book in recording the thought processes involved in both the Lion's reconstruction, as well.

Amphipolis lion monument history ; Amphipolis tomb ; amphipolis museum ; amphipolis news ; CONTACT ; We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Book your tickets online for Lion of Amphipolis, Amfipoli: See 19 reviews, articles, and 38 photos of Lion of Amphipolis, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in Amfipoli TripAdvisor reviews.

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The lion monument refers to a companion of Alexander, an Admiral. Now I had seen photos on the internet but i had no idea it was so huge. It has been expertly restored from many bits and pieces found in a pile and it is a masterpiece, if you look closely, of detailed sculpture, /5(19).

The lion monument at Amphipolis, by Oscar Broneer. Published for the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. The Lion of Amphipolis has been dated from the fourth century B.C. The Lion Monument at Amphipolis went to press as Germany followed in early April ( vii-ix).

Recently Dr. Stratis Stratigis, a friend of the American School, dug into his family papers. Recently Dr. Stratis Stratigis, a friend of the American School, dug into his family papers. The whole process has been documented thoroughly by Oscar Broneer in his book 'The Lion of Amphipolis' published in Michalis Lefantzis, the architect who elaborated the draft of Kasta Tomb for the Ministry of Culture made a shocking revelation.

In the tomb of the tomb caste of Amphipolis, The burial site was created for Philip. In box-like grave monument placed body and later created the mosaic which is shown crowned as Olympic. At The Same Time, the funerary monument itself was oriented towards the Filippeion Olympia, an ancient circular building in honor of Philip rimming three.

But is it true that a monument with a male lion and shields necessarily commemorates a man. In the period of the Amphipolis tomb it happened.

Lion of Amphipolis Almost half way between Amphipolis and Argilos stands the most iconic monument of the ancient region of Serres and the Strymon Valley; the locally famous Lion of Amphipolis. It dates back to the days of Alexander the Great, and it’s a monument to one of his generals, Laomedon of : Spyros Kamilalis.

Parts of a lion monument and tombs were discovered during World War I by Bulgarian and British troops whilst digging trenches in the area.

Officers of the 2nd King's Shropshire Light Infantry with skulls excavated during the construction of trenches and dugouts at the ancient Greek site of Amphipolis, Author: Theodoros Karasavvas.

General presentation of the monument. The tumulus Kasta is a very large monument near the ancient town of Amphipolis in northeastern Greece. The region of Amphipolis was regarded part of Thrace until the Athenians colonized this region in BC and especially until it was incorporated into the Kingdom of Macedon by Philip II in BC.

Books. Blog. Richard Davies Writes. The "Lion of Amphipolis," a monument to one of the generals who served Alexander the Great. It is located outside of Amphipolis, Greece, and it was something St. Paul saw when he visited the region.

I am standing at the base. - This Pin was discovered by Sofia Atmatzidou-Eulgem. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Amphipolis: | | ||| | Amphipolis | | | | |Amphip World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most Missing: lion monument.

The monument of the Lion of Amphipolis, situated a few kilometers to the southwest of the ancient city of Amphipolis in Macedonia, was first seriously studied and published by archaeologists of the French School at Athens1. The large size of the lion and the excellency of its carving showed that the monument was of unusual importance, and this.

The finds are displayed at the archaeological museum of Amphipolis. At the nearby vast Kasta burial mound, an ancient Macedonian tomb has recently been revealed. The Lion of Amphipolis monument nearby is a popular destination for visitors.

It was located within the region of strative region: Central Macedonia. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordCited by: 4.

In Part 1 of the Tumulus Kasta account the monument was presented and then there was a detailed description and interpretation of the lion of Amphipolis, the relief frieze and the first room. In this part of the article, the second, third and fourth room will be examined and general conclusions will be drawn.

The second room. Beyond the entrance described in Part 1, chapter d, of this. Secret vault discovered underneath Amphipolis tomb: Discovery reignites hope that Alexander the Great's mother lies inside.

The tomb is situated in the Amphipolis. Identity []. It is not yet known who is buried in the tomb, but the initial public speculation that it could be the tomb of Alexander the Great, because of its size and estimated cost of construction, was dismissed by the expert community when commenting on the published findings, as the available historical records mention Alexandria in Egypt as the last known location of Alexander's body; it.

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Lion of Amphipolis. Λέων της Αμφίπολης The Lion of Amphipolis is a 4th-century BC tomb sculpture in Amphipolis, Macedonia, northern ing to Oscar Broneer and archaeologist Dimitris Lazaridis, the first person excavating in the area in the s, it was set up in honor of Laomedon of Mytilene, an important general of Alexander the Great, king of Macedon/5(3).

The famed Lion of Amphipolis statue could not have been placed on the Casta hill covering a controversial tomb in northern Greece’s archaeological site, specialists said Author: A. Makris. Ancient Amphipolis: Ruins,museum and statue all on one.

- See 42 traveler reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Amfipoli, Greece, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. A book written by Oscar Broneer and published inbut it has never been translated in Greek, contains rare photographs of the lion monument of Amphipolis. The finds are displayed at the archaeological museum of Amphipolis.

At the nearby vast Kasta burial mound, an important ancient Macedonian tomb has recently been revealed. The unique and beautiful "Lion of Amphipolis" monument nearby is a popular destination for visitors. Lion of Amphipolis - part of the lion's head before restoration jpg × ; 64 KB Lion of Amphipolis - view of the fragments before × ; 68 KB Lion of Amphipolis BW jpg 4, × 6,; MBDepicts: lion.

Video shows how the Amphipolis tomb in Serres, are similar to the façade of the lion monument found, which was thought to have originally stood atop the mystery tomb Tour the Amphipolis.It is of interest to note that the archaeologist Oscar Broneer in for the restoration of the Amphipolis lion monument made a reconstruction of the lion monument with the pyramid of 8 steps, but for the restoration he used only the three steps of the pyramid having a height of about 1 m.

Under this incomplete restoration it was a great.Via Egnatia to Amphipolis (Acts ) to view the famous Lion Monument that Paul would have seen as he traveled into this city. This evening we’ll begin our one-hour evening study sessions on “Paul the Missionary: His Life & His Letters.” (B) Sunday, April 5 Thessaloníki, Véria (berea), Vergína, Kalambaka Today we’ll follow the footstepsFile Size: 1MB.