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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Beyond the Pillars of Hercules by Rhys Carpenter. Rick Davis marked it as to-read Dec 08, The author tries, where possible, to rely de, ancient texts to recount these expeditions– primary ones where they exist, secondary ones where they do not– and then seeks to use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and ecology, and other features to see if it is possible darpenter corroborate these ancient accounts.

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Aldo Martignetti (Translator of Gli architetti del Partenone)

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Beyond the Pillars of Hercules

In fairness, though it should be noted that this is a year old book, and that it’s author was in his 70s when he wrote it– so, it may just be that some of my carpenger criticisms come down to a multi-generational gap in taste. I’d be curious to learn if there are more recent works published on the subject.


Fox marked it as to-read Mar 20, Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok. Feb 17, Julian Cel rated it liked it.

Mike Perrin marked it as to-read Aug 16, A fascinating approach to pre-history’s great explorers, examining the routes of discovery based on ancient texts. Bob rated it really liked it Mar 02, John Pharo marked it as to-read Sep 30, 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.

Refresh and try again. Tony O’Connell marked it as to-read Jul 13, Also, the book needed more maps.

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

Jack marked it as to-read Mar 14, Published by Tandem Books first published Open Preview See a Problem? At times, it does read like a late Victorian novel, rather than a 20th century work of popular history. Iana Gutnik rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Peggy marked it as to-read Jun 23, Lists with This Book.

Zakawale marked it as to-read Aug 28, Run-ons abound and even grammatically correct sentences are needlessly wordy. Want to Read saving…. The subject matter is engaging enough: To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Pillars of Herculesplease sign up.


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Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Oct carpentwr, No trivia or quizzes yet. 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: Mainly, it was style. PaperbackThe Great Explorerspages.

Alex Mackenzie rated it liked it Mar 16, Panais Christobal rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Nora Malone marked it as to-read Jun 15, Brian Wilson rated it really liked it Aug 27, THe Classical world seen through the eyes of its discoverers History of exploration in ancient catpenter.

Along t I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. The prose is horribly long-winded, self-important, and contorted to my ears. Books by Rhys Carpenter. Ultimately, I did find enough of interest in the book that I finished it despite these frustrations, and I did learn some interesting things from it. Olga marked it as to-read Jan 02,