David Robinson, the first to excavate the ancient city of Olynthos, presents his first report on the site and his excavations.
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Olynthos was a key city in 4th century Greece, famous for its fall to Philip of Macedon's seige and its subsequent abandonment. That even makes the site unique since it was never again settled, thus preserving the site in a way that has drawn comparisons to Pompeii. David Robinson was the first to excavate this important site, and this is the first of his site reports published in the American Journal of Archeology. It includes photographs, topographical charts, and the city plan, making this a useful and complete guide to the site itself. It is of interest to historians of Greece, Macedonia, and the history of Archeology.