Mazes and Labyrinths A General Account of their History and Development
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Mazes and Labyrinths A General Account of their History and Development

By W. H. Matthews
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Table of Contents
  • MAZES AND LABYRINTHS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • MAZES AND LABYRINTHS
  • CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER II THE EGYPTIAN LABYRINTH (i) Accounts of the Ancient Writers
  • CHAPTER III THE EGYPTIAN LABYRINTH (continued) (ii) Accounts of Later Explorers
  • CHAPTER IV THE CRETAN LABYRINTH (i) The Story of Theseus and the Minotaur
  • CHAPTER V THE CRETAN LABYRINTH (continued) (ii) The Caverns of Gortyna
  • CHAPTER VI THE CRETAN LABYRINTH (continued) (iii) Knossos
  • CHAPTER VII THE ETRUSCAN OR ITALIAN LABYRINTH
  • CHAPTER VIII THE LABYRINTH IN ANCIENT ART
  • CHAPTER IX CHURCH LABYRINTHS
  • CHAPTER X TURF LABYRINTHS
  • CHAPTER XI TURF LABYRINTHS (continued)
  • CHAPTER XII THE ORIGIN OF TURF MAZES
  • CHAPTER XIII THE FLORAL LABYRINTH AND THE DWARF-SHRUB MAZE
  • CHAPTER XIV THE TOPIARY LABYRINTH, OR HEDGE MAZE
  • CHAPTER XV THE TOPIARY LABYRINTH, OR HEDGE MAZE (continued)
  • CHAPTER XVI THE TOPIARY LABYRINTH, OR HEDGE MAZE (continued) Latter-day Developments
  • CHAPTER XVII STONE LABYRINTHS AND ROCK ENGRAVINGS
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE DANCE OR GAME OF TROY
  • CHAPTER XIX THE BOWER OF "FAIR ROSAMOND"
  • CHAPTER XX MAZE ETYMOLOGY
  • CHAPTER XXI LABYRINTH DESIGN AND SOLUTION OF MAZES
  • CHAPTER XXII THE LABYRINTH IN LITERATURE
  • CHAPTER XXIII MISCELLANEA AND CONCLUSION
  • APPENDIX BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MAZES AND LABYRINTHS (TOGETHER WITH NAMES OF PERSONS WHO HAVE FURNISHED THE WRITER WITH FIRST-HAND INFORMATION)
    • I. GENERAL
    • II. FORM, AND MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES
    • III. THE CLASSIC LABYRINTHS
      • (i) The Egyptian Labyrinth
      • (ii) The Cretan Labyrinth
      • (iii) The Etruscan, Lemnian, etc., Labyrinths.
    • (i) The Egyptian Labyrinth
    • (ii) The Cretan Labyrinth
    • (iii) The Etruscan, Lemnian, etc., Labyrinths.
    • IV. THE LABYRINTH IN ANCIENT ART
      • (i) Coins
      • (ii) Pottery
      • (iii) Mosaic Pavements, etc. (See also Church Labyrinths, Appendix V.)
      • (iv) Miscellaneous
    • (i) Coins
    • (ii) Pottery
    • (iii) Mosaic Pavements, etc. (See also Church Labyrinths, Appendix V.)
    • (iv) Miscellaneous
    • V. LABYRINTHS IN CHURCHES
      • (i) General
      • (ii) Particular Localities
    • (i) General
    • (ii) Particular Localities
    • VI. HEDGE MAZES, FLORAL LABYRINTHS, ETC.
      • (i) Classical References (Roman Topiary Work and Ornamental Gardening)
      • (ii) Great Britain (General)
      • (iii) Great Britain (Particular Localities)
      • (iv) France
      • (v) Italy
      • (vi) Holland and Belgium
      • (vii) Other Countries
    • (i) Classical References (Roman Topiary Work and Ornamental Gardening)
    • (ii) Great Britain (General)
    • (iii) Great Britain (Particular Localities)
    • (iv) France
    • (v) Italy
    • (vi) Holland and Belgium
    • (vii) Other Countries
    • VII. TURF LABYRINTHS
      • (i) General
      • (ii) Particular Localities
    • (i) General
    • (ii) Particular Localities
    • VIII. STONE LABYRINTHS (For Rock Engravings, see "Miscellaneous")
    • IX. THE LABYRINTH IN NON-EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
      • (i) American Indians
      • (ii) India
      • (iii) Zulus
    • (i) American Indians
    • (ii) India
    • (iii) Zulus
    • X. MISCELLANEOUS
  • INDEX
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