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Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology Book
Author : John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2012
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 Book
Author : John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher :
Release : 2002
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 special interest boxed inserts on Greek culture & society and on controversies & issues. Clearly written and authoritative, the author blends insightful interpretation and numerous well-chosen illustrations to provide the most accessible introduction available today.

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology Book
Author : John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher :
Release : 1998
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 by medium. Throughout, it blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses.

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece Book
Author : Judith M. Barringer
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2015-02-09
ISBN : 1139991744
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology Book
Author : Richard T. Neer
Publisher :
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9780500288771
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Greek Art and Archaeology C 1200 30 BC

Greek Art and Archaeology  C  1200 30 BC  Book
Author : Dimitris Plantzos
Publisher :
Release : 2016-04-01
ISBN : 9786185209001
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Art Archaeology of the Greek World

Art   Archaeology of the Greek World Book
Author : Richard T. Neer
Publisher :
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9780500051665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This survey combines a chronological narrative with an up-to-date account of Greek art and archaeology. The coverage of the ancient Greek world emphasizes its diverse character, and provides a broad historical, cultural, and social context.

Greek Art Archaeology

Greek Art   Archaeology Book
Author : Richard T. Neer
Publisher :
Release : 2018
ISBN : 9780500774908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A new edition of this accessible survey of the Greek world, covering two thousand years of material culture.

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece Book
Author : James Whitley,Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology James Whitley
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2001-10-04
ISBN : 9780521627337
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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