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Ancient Greece Study Resources and Furnishings Ideas

Presented here are a list of resources for further study into ancient Greek home decor and furnishings styles.

Further Reading

Books

For an entertaining overview of ancient Greece The World of Classical Athens is recommended as well as Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History.

There are few books that focus exclusively on furniture in ancient Greece and those there are are often out of print. Dealing with the Greek period in part is Furniture: A Concise History.

For those who would like to have some visceral experience of life in the ancient world, Spend the Day in Ancient Greece : Projects and Activities that Bring the Past to Life makes good reading and for kids Life in Ancient Greece Coloring Book.

Greek home decor is looked at in Athenian Black Figure Vases and Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period.

Home Furnishings and Shopping

The opportunities for buying Greek style home furnishings online are not extensive. We have put together some of the best of them in our greek furniture shopping section including greek decor.

Alternatively, Design Toscano is one of the pre-eminent online furnishings dealers which could be tried. Bellacor has a few products on a Greek theme as does Home Decorators.

Pictures

The Perseus Tufts Classics Collection has the best range of ancient hellenic furniture photos.









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