Following research by the University of Palermo, a new overview of the sacred area located on the southern edge of the city of Akragas is proposed, so far perceived substantially through the best-known monumental temples (Olympieion and so-called Temple of Hercules) but in reality the result of a complex sequence of interventions of infrastructure and monumental reconfiguration, linked to the socio-political evolution and the economic-material growth of the city from its rise to the Roman conquest.
|Title of host publication||Agrigento: Archaeology of an Ancient City. Urban form, Sacred and Civil Spaces, Productions, Territory: Panel 8.2, - Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology (Cologne/Bonn 2018, Vol. 41): Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World, Edited by Martin Bentz and Michael Heinzelmann|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|