William George Clark (1821–78) is probably best remembered as the co-editor (with W. Aldis Wright) of the Cambridge Shakespeare (1863–6; also reissued in this series). A fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a classical and literary scholar and editor, but travelled widely in his vacations, and this work, first published in 1858, is an account of a tour of Greece undertaken in 1856 with W. H. Thompson (1810–86), who later succeeded William Whewell as Master of Trinity. Clark's plan was to visit the archaeological sites of the Peloponnese using W. M. Leake's various surveys as a guide and comparing Leake's observations and his own with those of the ancient traveller Pausanias. The result is an engaging combination of travel narrative and serious archaeological and topographical research backed up by a profound knowledge of classical literature. It remains an interesting resource for those studying the history of Greek archaeology.
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: December 2011
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108041966
- length: 372 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
- weight: 0.47kg
- contains: 5 maps
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Outward bound
2. From Athens to Megara
3. The Isthmus - Corinth
4. Nemea, Mycenae, and Tiryns
5. Argos, and its neighbourhood
6. A Greek church
8. Nestane and Mantinea
9. From Tripolitza by Tegea to Sparta
11. Xerókampo - a digression
13. Kalamata - the Homeric Pherae
15. Vourkamo - Messene - Mavrozoumeno
16. The black Demeter - Eira
17. Phigalea - Bassae
18. From Andritzena by Olympia to Pyrgo
19. The Plain of Elis - Patras
20. Vostizza - Megaspelion
22. Pheneos - Stymphalus
23. Albanians, Sclavonians, and Hellenes
Find resources associated with this titleYour search for '' returned .
Type Name Unlocked * Format Size
This title is supported by one or more locked resources. Access to locked resources is granted exclusively by Cambridge University Press to lecturers whose faculty status has been verified. To gain access to locked resources, lecturers should sign in to or register for a Cambridge user account.
Please use locked resources responsibly and exercise your professional discretion when choosing how you share these materials with your students. Other lecturers may wish to use locked resources for assessment purposes and their usefulness is undermined when the source files (for example, solution manuals or test banks) are shared online or via social networks.
Supplementary resources are subject to copyright. Lecturers are permitted to view, print or download these resources for use in their teaching, but may not change them or use them for commercial gain.
If you are having problems accessing these resources please contact email@example.com.
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email firstname.lastname@example.orgRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×
Are you sure you want to delete your account?
This cannot be undone.
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×