TITLE

Salamis: Where Kings would be heroes

PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr88, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the ancient Cypriot city of Salamis. Evidence of philosophies of the Hellenistic world in the city; Temple of Zeus; Late eighth-century necropolis which is the site of funerals.
ACCESSION #
10867060

 

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