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Initially released among 1920-1970, The heritage of Civilization used to be a landmark in early 20th century publishing. It was once released at a formative time in the social sciences, and through a interval of decisive ancient discovery. the purpose of the overall editor, C.K. Ogden, used to be to summarize the hottest findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.

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Throughout the house. In the low-lying districts of Greece near the sea the climate demanded none. In . very severe weather, or on the upper levels, portable braziers (eo-xapai, irvpawoe, see Figs. 126 and 129) supported on tripods, or basins filled with glowing charcoal, could be carried from one room to another at pleas- ure fire ; and the hearth in the andron could be used for a bonin winter. 3 Curiously enough, conflagrations except, THE LIFE OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS The of course, in war seem to have been infrequent.

And managed by the owner of the house, since it communicates at the rear with the court. It has, of course, its own entrance from the street (A 2 ). At was a stair- DWELLING-HOUSES way, and it is likely that the 37 women's sleeping-rooms were upstairs. In Fig. 29 we have a house of simpler construction. of rooms is so small that there must have The number been a second story, reached probably from some part of the room J. We come first upon an entry over six feet wide, to the left of which was probably the porter's room (F).

To the west of ; in sculpture. The east pediment represented the birth of THE LIFE OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS 54 Athena the west, her contest with Poseidon for supremacy over Attica. All the metopes were filled with reliefs, a ^ ac ^ which illustrates the lavish way in which ; Sculptures of the the artistic and the financial resources of the state were employed in this supreme creaThey contained scenes from the battles of the Cen- Parthenon. tion. taurs and the Lapithae a favourite thomo wUh the Athenian sculptors of the time.

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