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Garden Lore of Ancient Athens by  Ralph E  Dorothy Burr & Griswold - Paperback - Reissue. - 1963 - from KALAMOS BOOKS and

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Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

by Thompson, Dorothy Burr & Griswold, Ralph E

Condition: Fine

Princeton NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens`, 1963 Series : Excavations at the Athenian Agora Picture Book # 8. "In the spring, the ground of the Agora archaeological park is covered in poppies and daisies while poplars and oaks shade many of the pathways. Some of these plants are wild and some were deliberately introduced to Athens in classical times. This booklet presents evidence for ancient horticulture in the Agora (for example, structured antique gardens were uncovered around the Temple of Hephaistos). Its color plates also provide a useful guide to identifying modern Greek vegetation" 36p. illus [some col]. Reissue.. Brochure. Fine. Stapled in Paper Cover.


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