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Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Genre: Art
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: UOM:39015055112380
Book Pages: 400
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Extensively illustrated and clearly written, this book examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in a historical, social, and archaeological context. It blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses. Focusing on form, function, and history of style, the book explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC)--and by medium. For individuals who appreciate--and want to better understand--the art and history of Greece.


Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Genre: Art, Greek
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015045696948
Book Pages: 384
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

For freshman/sophomore-level courses in (Introduction to) Greek Art, Greek Archaeology, Greek Civilization, found in both Art History and Classics Departments. Extensively illustrated and clearly written to be accessible to introductory-level students, this text examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in an historical, social, and archaeological context. Focusing on form, function, and history of style, it explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC) and by medium. Throughout, it blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses.


Author: Richard T. Neer
Genre: Art
Publisher:
ISBN: 0500288771
Book Pages: 400
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A richly illustrated, authoritative, and accessible new survey that combines a clear chronological narrative with a fresh and up-to-date account of Greek art and archaeology.


Author: Judith M. Barringer
Genre: Art
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139991742
Book Pages:
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and archaeology of ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through to the Roman conquest. Suitable for students with no prior knowledge of ancient art, this textbook reviews the main objects and monuments of the ancient Greek world, emphasizing the context and function of these artefacts in their particular place and time. Students are led to a rich understanding of how objects were meant to be perceived, what 'messages' they transmitted and how the surrounding environment shaped their meaning. The book contains nearly five hundred illustrations (with over four hundred in colour), including specially commissioned photographs, maps, floorplans and reconstructions. Judith M. Barringer examines a variety of media, including marble and bronze sculpture, public and domestic architecture, painted vases, coins, mosaics, terracotta figurines, reliefs, jewellery and wall paintings. Numerous text boxes, chapter summaries and timelines, complemented by a detailed glossary, support student learning.


Author: Dimitris Plantzos
Genre: Art
Publisher:
ISBN: 6185209004
Book Pages: 304
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Surveys Greek archeology from the collapse of the Mycenaean palaces to the subordination of the last Hellenistic kingdoms to Rome. Its aim is to study Greek art through the material record, and against its cultural and social backdrop. Through concise, systematic coverage of the main categories of classical monuments, the reader is taken on a tour of ancient Greece through the most important period in its history, the first millennium BC. Architecture and city planning, sculpture, painting, pottery, metallurgy, jewelry, and numismatics are some of the areas covered. Divided into accessible, user-friendly sections including case studies, terminology, charts, maps, a timeline, and full index, the book is designed primarily for art and archeology students as well as for anyone interested in Greek art and culture.


Author: Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule
Genre: Art
Publisher:
ISBN: UCSD:31822031401326
Book Pages: 478
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Preface Greek and Roman Portraits in North American Collections An Etruscan Zoo Revisited Aphrodisiaca: Satyr, Maenad and Eros Four Important Roman Imperial Sestertii: Trajan, Hadrian and Septimius Severus The Statue of the Damaskenos at the American School at Athens A Greek Theme and its Survivals: The Ruler's Shield in Tomb and Temple Cappadocia on the Eve of the Byzantine Empire Young Man on Horseback (500 B.C.) Classical Bronzes in Three American Museums Graeco-Roman Statues: I. Purpose and Setting; II. Literary and Archaeological Evidence for the Display and Grouping of Graeco-Roman Sculpture Greek and Roman Art at the Wadsworth Athenaeum Greek Sculpture and Roman Taste The Basel Dog: A Vindication Lions: Attic and Related An Archaic Terra-cotta Rider A Greek Hero of Alexander the Great's Age Priapos and Maenad in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Three Imperial Portraits in America: Nero, Britannicus and Faustina II from Asia Minor Collectors of Greek Art: Edward Perry Warren and his Successors An Aegean Gold Hoard and the Court of Egypt Aphrodite Unveiled Greek, Etruscan, Roman Gold and Silver in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: I. Archaic to Hellenistic Gold II. Hellenistic to Late Antique Gold and Silver Ancient Whips Dated Monuments of Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Popular Art in Asia Minor: Pontus through Mysia Greek Funerary Animals, 450-300 B.C. Adventures of a Graeco-Roman Marble Herm A Greek Heroic Statue in Dallas Antiquities at Wellesley America's neoclassic sculptors: fallen angels resurrected Additional Notes Index.


Author: James Whitley
Genre: Art
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521627338
Book Pages: 484
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A synthesis of research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods.


Author: Tyler Jo Smith
Genre: Literary Criticism
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119266815
Book Pages: 880
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC. An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical world Includes voices from such diverse fields as art history, classical studies, and archaeology and offers a diversity of views to the topic Features an innovative group of chapters dealing with the reception of Greek art from the Middle Ages to the present Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology Includes four major sections: Forms, Times and Places; Contacts and Colonies; Images and Meanings; Greek Art: Ancient to Antique


Author: Richard T. Neer
Genre: Art, Greek
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 0500052085
Book Pages: 408
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Celebrated for its abundant illustrations and accessible voice, Art & Archaeology of the Greek World arrives in its second edition with more coverage of the earliest Bronze Age and latest Hellenistic periods, and increased archaeological context; the picture of ancient Greek art is expanded to help readers better understand how the subject connects to, and reflects, the historical developments of the time. Richard Neer's clear chronological narrative takes readers through the artistic developments in Greek culture from the Minoans to the Roman conquest. We learn about how art was made and used, and how it can offer a window into the changing social and cultural world of ancient Greece. Still the most visually led book on the subject, the text is supported with highquality photographs, reconstructions, maps and plans that help build a vibrant picture of the ancient world. Each chapter begins with a chronology and map, situating the reader in time and place as we follow the development of an ancient visual culture that still influences us today.


Author: Irene S. Lemos
Genre: History
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118770191
Book Pages: 1464
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A Companion that examines together two pivotal periods of Greek archaeology and offers a rich analysis of early Greek culture A Companion to the Archaeology of Early Greece and the Mediterranean offers an original and inclusive review of two key periods of Greek archaeology, which are typically treated separately—the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age. It presents an in-depth exploration of the society and material culture of Greece and the Mediterranean, from the 14th to the early 7th centuries BC. The two-volume companion sets Aegean developments within their broader geographic and cultural context, and presents the wide-ranging interactions with the Mediterranean. The companion bridges the gap that typically exists between Prehistoric and Classical Archaeology and examines material culture and social practice across Greece and the Mediterranean. A number of specialists examine the environment and demography, and analyze a range of textual and archaeological evidence to shed light on socio-political and cultural developments. The companion also emphasizes regionalism in the archaeology of early Greece and examines the responses of different regions to major phenomena such as state formation, literacy, migration and colonization. Comprehensive in scope, this important companion: Outlines major developments in the two key phases of early Greece, the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age Includes studies of the geography, chronology and demography of early Greece Explores the development of early Greek state and society and examines economy, religion, art and material culture Sets Aegean developments within their Mediterranean context Written for students, and scholars interested in the material culture of the era, A Companion to the Archaeology of Early Greece and the Mediterranean offers a comprehensive and authoritative guide that bridges the gap between the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age.