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PATRAS. Triantaphyllos E. Sklavenitis, Konstantinos Sp. Staikos

PATRAS.

From Ancient Times to the Present
Athens: (Kotinos Editions), 2005. large 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (x), 523 +(1) pages. From Ancient Times to the Present. Patras was proclaimed Cultural Capital of Europe for 2006. This commemorative volume highlights important aspects of the development of the town and the intellectual and artistic expression of its inhabitants, giving prominence to the role it has played over time: that is, from the period when its mythical founder, Patreus, laid its foundations, to the present..... READ MORE

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CONTENTS
 
To the Reader.............................................................i
Introductory Note...................................................iii-vii

Thanasis Rizakis - Michalis Petropoulos
Ancient Patrai.........................................................2-55
 
Anna Lambropoulou - Aphendra Moutzali
Patras town in the Early Christian and Byzantine Period...............56-99
 
Myrto Georgopoulou-Verra
The Castle of Patras................................................100-127
 
Helen G. Saradi
The Periods of Frankish and Venetian Rule
History and Topography..............................................128-171
 
Vasilis Kremmydas
The Period of Ottoman Rule and
the Greek War of Independence of 1821...............................172-211
 
Ioli Vingopoulou
Patrae, Patrasso, Patras ...
A Town from History to micro-histories
The accounts of the foreign travellers (16th-early 20th century)....212-245
 
Nikos Bakounakis
Patras in the 19th century
Space, Society, Economy.............................................246-287
 
Evgenia Gatopoulou
Town planning, Urban infrastructure
Architecture Monuments (19th-20th century)..........................288-317
 
Konstantinos G. Panitsas
Patras in the 20th century..........................................318-357

Christos A. Moulias
Education, men of learning, ideas...................................358-377

Evanthia E. Stivanaki
Opera - Theatre - Cinema - Karagiozis - Carnival....................378-427

Christos A. Moulias
The Press, printing-presses, and book-production in Patras..........428-459

Pavlos Cordopatis
The University of Patras - The Beginnings...........................460-467

Charalambos AI. Rodopoulos
The Greek Open University...........................................468-471

Andreas I. Alexopoulos
The Advanced Technological Educational Institute of Patras..........472-477

Dimitris S. Avramidis 
Patras Today........................................................478-493

Abbreviations - Bibliography........................................496-509
Index...............................................................511-525