Last edited 07 Jun 2021


As the centre of social, political, financial, artistic and athletic activity, the Ancient Agora of Athens is one of the best known examples of this type of gathering place.

Gardner’s Art Through the Ages (eighth edition) was published in 1986. It was published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich and written by Horst de la Croix and Richard G. Tansey.

It defines agora as: “An open square or space used for public meetings or business in ancient Greek cities.”

The translation of agora means gathering place or assembly.

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