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Greek Heritage Winter 1963 by  Kimon (Editor) Friar - Hardcover - 1963 - from Fully Booked and Biblio.com.au

Greek Heritage Winter 1963

by Friar, Kimon (Editor)

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket (As Issued)


Chicago: Christopher G. Janus - The Athenian Corporation, 1963. Corners Bumped; Moderate Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Slightly Cocked. SUB-TITLE: The American Quarterly of Greek Culture. DATE: Winter 1963. ISSUE NUMBER: Volume One, Number One. ADVISORY BOARD: Mortimer J. Adler, Richard V. Benson, Maurice Bowra, J. R. Cominsky, Lawrence Durrell, Alexander Eliot, August Heckscher, Harry E. Houghton, Denison B. Hull, C. Kerenyi, Clark Kerr, Richmond Lattimore, Andre Mirambel, S. T. Papastavros, Pandelis Prevelakis, Mary Renault, W. B. Stanford, Edward H. Weiss. CIRCULATION DIRECTOR: Valerie Valentine. RESEARCH: Faith Maris. THE COVER: The cover of this first issue of Greek Heritage is inspired by a sight which every sensitive visitor in Greece sees: the newborn rose growing alongside the ancient column. We offer it as an appropriate symbol today of Greece's new renaissance. CONTENTS: The Dherveni Crater - by Haralambos Makaronas; Sappho - by Paul Roche; Sappho A Poem - by Willis Barnstone; Mykonos - by Andreas Karandonis; Furniture of Classical Greece - by T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings; Hunting in Ancient Hellas - by Denison B. Hull; The Trickster Who Saved the West - by Alexander Eliot; Edith Hamilton - by Doris Fielding Reid; Athens and Freedom - by Edith Hamilton; Byzantine Icons of Mount Athos - by Manolis Chatzidakis; Two Greek Primitives - by C. M. Woodhouse; The Siege of the Acropolis - by General Yannis Makriyannis; Many Are the Wonders - by Michael Choukas; Two Poems - by Lawrence Durrell; He Wants to be Free - Kill Him! A Story - by Nikos Kazantzakis; Hellenism and Barbarism - by George Santayana; The Return of Katerina A Story - by Harry Mark Petrakis; Poems - by Alexander Matsas; Rosebush on a Mountain A Story - by H. A. Lindsay; Greek Maxims; Our Greek Heritage - by Will Durant; To Our Readers - by Kimon Friar.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket (As Issued). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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  • Title: Greek Heritage Winter 1963
  • Author: Friar, Kimon (Editor)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket (As Issued)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Christopher G. Janus - The Athenian Corporation
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: Magazines
  • Bookseller catalogs: Magazines;
  • Size: 4to

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