Andras Riedlmayer <ANDRAS@...
1995-06-10 13:03:09 GMT
MONUMENTA PELOPONNESIACA, edited by J Chrysostomides.
A collection of 320 fully annotated unpublished documents in Latin,
Italian and Greek, drawn from the archives of Dubrovnik, Florence, Malta,
Paris, the Vatican and Venice. The documents shed a new light and are a
major contribution to the understanding of the political, social and
economic issues concerning the Eastern Mediterranean and in particular
the Peloponnese in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Approximately 700pp., hard bound containing illustrations, topographical
map, complete index and vocabulary. ISBN 1871328063. post publication
price 130.00 pounds, pre-publication 99.00 pounds + p.&p. Expected July.
THE JOURNALS AND LETTERS OF GEORGE FINDLAY, edited by J. M. Hussey
The journals and selected correspondence of the distinguished Scottish
scholar, traveller, political commentator and philhellene. His writings
givea vivid picture of the problems in travelling during the nineteenth
cnetury as well as a general view of the day to day life of people in
Greece, Turkey, England and other western European countries. It will be
an invaluable source for topographers, archaeologists and historians of
Greece, the European Powers and the Ottoman Empire. It is richly
illustrated wiht over 130 of Findlay's own sketches, and personal name
index. The book will appear in two hard back volumes totalling over 1000pp.
ISBN 1871328071 and 187132808X 95.00 pounds, pre-publication 70.00
pounds. Expected July.
Both books are published by Porphyrogenitus and can be ordered from
Porphyrogenitus Ltd., 27 Upper Gordon Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2HJ,