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Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Publsiher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 25 February 2021
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Now in its fifth edition, Greek Art and Archaeology charts the achievements of Greek art and civilization over 3000 years, from the abstract figures of the Cycladic islands and the mighty palaces of Crete to the baroque sculptures and complex architecture of the Hellenistic kingdoms. This new edition introduces a wealth of new material including discussion and illustration of new findings at early Bronze Age sites in Crete and the Cycladic Islands, the fourteenth century bc Uluburun shipwreck, the evolution of coinage in the Greek city states, the purpose and function of temples and the kouros figure in Archaic Greece, new ideas on interpreting the frieze of the Parthenon, and expanded coverage of the wealth and culture of Macedon. In addition, there are over 50 new color images of key works in the history of Greek art, including the Hera of Samos, the Motya charioteer, the Parthenon frieze, and newly commissioned photography of one of the masterpieces of later Greek art, the Alexander Sarcophagus. Written in a clear style, the book neatly balances lucid description with insightful interpretation and discussion. Intended for students and art enthusiasts of any age, it provides the most accessible and authoritative introduction to Greek art and archaeology available today.


Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKGreek Art and Archaeology

Now in its fifth edition, Greek Art and Archaeology charts the achievements of Greek art and civilization over 3000 years, from the abstract figures of the Cycladic islands and the mighty palaces of Crete to the baroque sculptures and complex architecture of the Hellenistic kingdoms. This new edition introduces a wealth of new material including discussion and illustration of new findings at early Bronze Age sites in Crete and the Cycladic Islands, the fourteenth century bc Uluburun shipwreck, the evolution of


Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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Praised as being an ideal introduction to the field, this book explores the development of Greek art and civilisation across three millennia, from the engimatically beautiful Cycladic figurines of the Bronze Age to the sensuous sculptures, mosaics and buildings of the Hellenistic period. This new edition includes the latest archaeological discoveries such as the 7th century b.c. statue found on the island of Thera as well as expanded coverage on the art of Macedon. The author has also added


Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 25 February 1998
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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


The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Judith M. Barringer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 09 February 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

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



Greek Art and Archaeology (C. 1200-30 BC)

Greek Art and Archaeology (C. 1200-30 BC)
  • Author : Dimitris Plantzos
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKGreek Art and Archaeology (C. 1200-30 BC)

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,


Art and Archaeology of the Greek World

Art and Archaeology of the Greek World
  • Author : Richard T. Neer
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release : 28 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKArt and Archaeology of the Greek World

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





The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
  • Author : Clemente Marconi
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

This handbook explores key aspects of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars of various generations, nationalities, and backgrounds, it discusses Greek and Roman ideas about art and architecture, as expressed in both texts and images, along with the production of art and architecture in the Greek and Roman world.



A Companion to Greek Art

A Companion to Greek Art
  • Author : Tyler Jo Smith,Dimitris Plantzos
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKA Companion to Greek Art

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


Greek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday

Greek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday
  • Author : Rui Morais,Delfim Leão,Diana Rodríguez Pérez,Daniela Ferreira
  • Publisher : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 11 March 2019
GET THIS BOOKGreek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday

Over 50 papers, first presented at the international congress ‘Greek Art in Motion’ (Lisbon, 2017) in honour of Sir John Boardman’s 90th Birthday, are collected here under the following headings: Sculpture, Architecture, Terracotta & Metal, Greek Pottery, Coins, Greek History & Archaeology, Greeks Overseas, Reception & Collecting, Art & Myth.


Greek Art in Context

Greek Art in Context
  • Author : Diana Rodriguez Perez
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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This volume gathers together selected contributions which were originally presented at the conference �Greek Art in Context� at the University of Edinburgh in 2014. Its aim is to introduce the reader to the broad and multifaceted notion of context in relation to Greek art and, more specifically, to its relevance for the study of Greek sculpture and pottery from the Archaic to the Late Classical periods. What do we mean by �context�? In which ways and under what circumstances does context