Thessaloniki, Greece; 1970 and 1977: Institute for Balkan Studies. First Edition. Item #025579
Volume I. 436 pages, with 84 plates. Volume II, xvi, 544 pages, with 37 plates. One of the essential guides to the best modern scholarship on ancient Macedonia. Of the 80 major articles, 40 are in English dealing with the archaeology, Mycenaean elements, Philip II's throne and Alexander, Cassandreia, Polybius, the Egyptian cults in Macedonia; early iron bronzes from Macedonia, Alaric and the fortifications of Greece, gymnasiarchal law of Beroea, classical text and Macedonian topography, Macedonian military machinery, and several on the influence of Macedonia on the post-classical world. While the spine is in Greek, the preponderance of the language in the volume is in English. We should note that the level of scholarship is for the serious student of ancient Macedonia with marvelous plates at the end of each volume (over 120).Vol. 1 bound in red cloth centrally stamped in gilt, black spine label gilt, vol. 2 bound in beige cloth pictorially stamped in gilt, red spine label gilt, corns only slightly bumped, near fine.