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Editor: Angelos Delivorrias
Title: GREECE AND THE SEA

CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY: The Greek Ministry of Culture,
The Benaki Museum, The National Foundation De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam
Catalogue design Elias Passissis , George Passissis, Frederick Carabott
Αthens 1987

Hard cover

Pages: 398
Dimensions: 29x20cm
Description

FOREWARD: MELINA MERCOURI, ED VAN THIJN
INTRODUCTION: ANGELOS DELIVORRIAS
CONTENTS

Part I. Introductory Chapters
A. ANTIQUITY
1. The Aegean Area in Prehistoric Times: Cults and Beliefs about the
CHRISTOS BOULOTIS
2. Greece and the Sea:
A Historical Outline From the late Mycenaean era to the end of Archaic times The Classical period
The Hellenistic period
MICHALIS SAKELLARIOU
3. Navigation during the Roman Period
IOANN IS TOULOUMAKOS
4. Greece and the Sea: the Mythical Aspect
PETROS THEMELIS
5. Ancient Greek Art and the Sea
MANOLIS ANDRONIKOS
B. BYZANTINE PERIOD
6. The Importance of the Sea in the Byzantine Period
The thalassocracy of Constantinople
The Byzantine-Arab struggle for suppremacy at sea
Byzantine-Latin rivalry at sea The Byzantine sea: A lost homeland
HELENE GI.YKATZI-AHRWHILE R

7. The Dynamics of Byzantine Art:
Interrelations and Influences
AGAPI VASSILAKI-KARAKATSANI
C. POST-BYZANTINE PERIOD
The Role of the Sea in the Economic Development of the Greeks under Foreign RuleSPYROS ASDRACHAS
8. Trends in Post-Byzantine Ecclesiastical Art until the End of the 18th Century
LASKARINA BOURAS
9. The Shaping of Artistic Taste and Sensibility in Modern Greece
POPI ZORA
10. The Role of the Sea in the Cultural Life of Hellenism
GIORGOS KECHAGIOGLOU
D. MODERN TIMES
11. The Independent Greek State and its National Integration
PASCHALIS M. KITROMILIDES
12. The Sea in Modern Greek Literature
KOSTAS GEORGOUSOPOULOS
14. The Development of Modern Greek Art: A brief outline
Art: A brief outline
APHRODITE KOURIA
Greek Shipping in its Historical Context
KONSTANTINOS PAPATHANASOPOULOS

PART II. Historical Units and Exhibits
1. The dawn of the Bronze Age in the islands and coastal regions of the Greek world …
Cat. nos. 1-19
2. The expansion and impact of the Minoan world
Cal. nos. 20-37
3. The splendour of the Mycenaean civilization
Cat nos. 38-57
4. The Greek presence in the Mediterranean as reflected in Geometric and Orientalizing art
Cat nos. 58-74
5. The geography of the Greek world in the Archaic era
Cat nos. 75-90
6. The Persian Wars and Athenian supremacy at sea
Cat. nos. 91-106
7. The conquests of Alexander the Great and the distinctive traits of the Hellenistic Age
Cat. nos. 107-123
8. Roman supremacy and the resilience of Hellenism
Cat nos. 124-143
9. The transitional period from Roman to Bvzantine world rule
Cat nos. 144-167
10. Byzantine opposition to Arab expansion
Cat. nos. 168-182
11. The gradual infiltration of the West, the loss of maritime supremacy and
the final decline of the Byzantine Empire
Cat. nos. 183-193
12. The Greek world caught in the struggle between Turks and Venetians for maritime control
Cat. nos. 194-216
13. The growth of trade and shipping leading to the thriving economy of the 18th century
Cat. nos. 217-244
14. Maritime contribution to the
War of Independence
Cat. nos. 245-261
15. From sail and wind to engine and steam during the formative years of the modern Greek state
Cat nos. 262-284
16. The sea as a source of inspiration in modern Greek art
Cat. nos. 285-298
17. The spectacular rise of Greek shipping
Gat. nos. 299-308 388

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