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Title page. Inset plate: The author and his companions prepare their dinner at Vourlias, a famous inn on the route from Tripolis to Sparta, close to Mystras.
Tags: Arcadia, Authors, Baskets, British, Cooking, Costume - Hats and headwear, Edward Giffard, Ethnic groups, Everyday objects / Domestic utensils and vessels, Greece, Greeks, Inn of Vourlias, Inns, Laconia, Peloponnese, Social sphere and everyday life, Sparta, Title page, Travel, Travellers, Tripoli (Peloponnese), Turks
1. Section and plan of the Roman theatre at the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia at Sparta. 3-6. Plans of the Roman baths of Sparta.
1,2. Fountain with Roman relief from the church of Hagios Ioannis Theologos at Mystras. 3,4,5: Antiquities from Mystras.
View of Mystras. In the background, the castle of William II Villehardouin.
Imaginary reconstruction of the agora of Sparta. In the background, the Acropolis. In the foreground, the statue of Hermes Agoraeus with young Dionusus. On the right, the Persian stoa which housed the spoils of the Persian wars. In the background, the sanctuary of Moirai with Orpheus's grave.
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Sparta, Agora of Sparta, Ancient agorae, Ancient temples, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Costume - Hats and headwear, Economic activities, Equids, Greece, Horses, Human types, Imaginary representations - Reconstructions, Laconia, Merchants / Traders, Peloponnese, Professions, Shops, Sparta, Women
Imaginary reconstruction of ancient Sparta.
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Sparta, Ancient pottery / Vase painting, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Baskets, Costume - Hats and headwear, Greece, Houses, Human types, Imaginary representations - Reconstructions, Laconia, Mount Taygetus, Mountains, Natural environment, Peloponnese, Sparta, Women
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