Akurgal, Ancient Civilizations of Turkey (2001)
Ekrem Akurgal, Ancient Civilizations and Ruins of Turkey, John Whybrow, Molly Emre (trs), (NET 9th edition, revised, İstanbul, 2001)
A thorough archaeological guide to antiquities in Turkey, especially Western Turkey, covering the Prehistoric to Roman periods and in some cases also including monuments and sites from the Late Antique and Early Byzantine periods (3rd and 4th c. AD).
Part one, ‘Ancient civilizations’, consists of introductory essays (pp. 3-36); Part two, ‘Antiquities’, is the main guide to archaeological sites (pp. 37-352). The description of each site or large museum is accompanied by sketches, plans and drawings. There is also an appendix (pp. 353-367), glossary of archaeological terms in English (pp. 368-370), bibliography arranged by period and site (pp. 375-415), index (pp. 416-421), as well as illustrations at the end (after p. 422, where the pagination begins again from 1-112) with color and black and white photographs. Total pages, 536. A French translation is also available.