Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Release: 1998
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 384
ISBN: UOM:39015045696948
Language: en
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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.

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Release: 2002
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 400
ISBN: UOM:39015055112380
Language: en
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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.

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: Richard T. Neer
Release: 2018-12
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0500052093
Language: en
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Visually stunning, now with wider context

Greek Art and Archaeology C 1200 30 BC

Greek Art and Archaeology  C  1200 30 BC
Author: Dimitris Plantzos
Release: 2016-04-01
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 304
ISBN: 6185209004
Language: en
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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.

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
Author: Judith M. Barringer
Release: 2015-02-09
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781139991742
Language: en
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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
Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Release: 2012
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 400
ISBN: IND:30000127500092
Language: en
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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.

Art and Archaeology of the Greek World

Art and Archaeology of the Greek World
Author: Richard T. Neer
Release: 2018-11-28
Editor: Thames & Hudson
Pages: 408
ISBN: 0500052085
Language: en
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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.

Greek Art and Aesthetics in the Fourth Century B C

Greek Art and Aesthetics in the Fourth Century B C
Author: William A. P. Childs
Release: 2018-04-10
Editor: Princeton University Press
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9781400890514
Language: en
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Greek Art and Aesthetics in the Fourth Century B.C. analyzes the broad character of art produced during this period, providing in-depth analysis of and commentary on many of its most notable examples of sculpture and painting. Taking into consideration developments in style and subject matter, and elucidating political, religious, and intellectual context, William A. P. Childs argues that Greek art in this era was a natural outgrowth of the high classical period and focused on developing the rudiments of individual expression that became the hallmark of the classical in the fifth century. As Childs shows, in many respects the art of this period corresponds with the philosophical inquiry by Plato and his contemporaries into the nature of art and speaks to the contemporaneous sense of insecurity and renewed religious devotion. Delving into formal and iconographic developments in sculpture and painting, Childs examines how the sensitive, expressive quality of these works seamlessly links the classical and Hellenistic periods, with no appreciable rupture in the continuous exploration of the human condition. Another overarching theme concerns the nature of “style as a concept of expression,” an issue that becomes more important given the increasingly multiple styles and functions of fourth-century Greek art. Childs also shows how the color and form of works suggested the unseen and revealed the profound character of individuals and the physical world.

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece
Author: James Whitley,Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology James Whitley
Release: 2001-10-04
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 484
ISBN: 0521627338
Language: en
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A synthesis of research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods.

Greek Art in Context

Greek Art in Context
Author: Diana Rodríguez Pérez
Release: 2020-06-30
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 282
ISBN: 0367595087
Language: en
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This volume's 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 become re

An Archaeology of Greece

An Archaeology of Greece
Author: Anthony M. Snodgrass
Release: 1992-06-19
Editor: Univ of California Press
Pages: 218
ISBN: 9780520078925
Language: en
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Classical archaeology probably enjoys a wider appeal than any other branch of classical or archaeological studies. As an intellectual and academic discipline, however, its esteem has not matched its popularity. Here, Anthony Snodgrass argues that classical archaeology has a rare potential in the whole field of the study of the past to make innovative discoveries and apply modern approaches by widening the aims of the discipline.

A Companion to Greek Art

A Companion to Greek Art
Author: Tyler Jo Smith,Dimitris Plantzos
Release: 2018-06-18
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 880
ISBN: 9781119266815
Language: en
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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

Theoretical Approaches to the Archaeology of Ancient Greece

Theoretical Approaches to the Archaeology of Ancient Greece
Author: Lisa Nevett
Release: 2017-03-06
Editor: University of Michigan Press
Pages: 325
ISBN: 9780472130238
Language: en
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Employs a new theoretical approach toward ancient Greek material culture

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Author: Clemente Marconi
Release: 2015
Editor: Oxford Handbooks
Pages: 710
ISBN: 9780199783304
Language: en
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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.

Art and Experience in Classical Greece

Art and Experience in Classical Greece
Author: Jerome Jordan Pollitt
Release: 1972-03-10
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 205
ISBN: 0521096626
Language: en
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The development of Greek sculpture, architecture, and painting during the Classical period is examined within a social and cultural context

Religion in the Art of Archaic and Classical Greece

Religion in the Art of Archaic and Classical Greece
Author: Tyler Jo Smith
Release: 2021-06-18
Editor: University of Pennsylvania Press
Pages: 476
ISBN: 9780812252811
Language: en
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Art and religion are both well-attested and much-studied aspects of ancient Greek life, yet their relationship is not perfectly understood. Religion in the Art of Archaic and Classical Greece presents an important rethinking of these two categories. The book examines not only how and where religious activity is presented visually at particular moments and in certain forms, but also what objects and images can tell us about the experiences and impressions of Greek religion. Through an exploration of portable or relatively small-scale art forms--vases, figurines, gems, plaques--Tyler Jo Smith focuses on the visual and material evidence for religious life and customs in Archaic and Classical Greece (sixth to fourth centuries BC). The book introduces its readers to categories of religious practice (e.g., sacrifices, votive offerings, funerals), to the pertinent artistic evidence for them, and to a range of scholarly approaches. Smith combines the study of iconography and the examination of material objects with theoretical perspectives on ritual and performance. When given visual form, religion holds much in common with other ancient Greek modes of artistic expression, including dance and drama. Religion is viewed here as a dynamic performative act, as an expression of connectivity, and as a mechanism of communication. While the complexities of Greek religion cannot be discerned through the visual or material record alone, Religion in the Art of Archaic and Classical Greece frames a more nuanced reading of the artistic evidence than has been previously available. Richly illustrated with 245 halftones and seventeen color plates of mostly small-scale objects, the book is much more than a gathering of images and information in a single place. Taken as a whole, it argues for a visual and material tradition that is intended to express the ritualized practices and shared attitudes of religious life, a story that large public works alone are simply never going to tell.

Archaeology of Greece and Rome

Archaeology of Greece and Rome
Author: John Bintliff
Release: 2016-09-28
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
Pages: 472
ISBN: 9781474417112
Language: en
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Over his long and illustrious career as Lecturer, Reader and Professor in Edinburgh University (1961-1976), Lawrence Professor of Classical Archaeology at Cambridge (1976-2001) and currently Fellow of the McDonald Institute of Archaeology at Cambridge, Anthony Snodgrass has influenced and been associated with a long series of eminent classical archaeologists, historians and linguists. In acknowledgement of his immense academic achievement, this collection of essays by a range of international scholars reflects his wide-ranging research interests: Greek prehistory, the Greek Iron Age and Archaic era, Greek texts and Archaeology, Classical Art History, societies on the fringes of the Greek and Roman world, and Regional Field Survey. Not only do they celebrate his achievements but they also represent new avenues of research which will have a broad appeal.

Great Moments in Greek Archaeology

Great Moments in Greek Archaeology
Author: Vasileios Petrakos,George Fletcher Bass
Release: 2007
Editor: Getty Publications
Pages: 388
ISBN: 0892369108
Language: en
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This beautifully illustrated book offers a wide-ranging overview of the greatest archaeological sites and discoveries from ancient Greece. The contributors include both those who have excavated at the sites in question and scholars who have spent a lifetime studying the monuments about which they write.

Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology and Their Influence

Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology and Their Influence
Author: David Soren
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 294
ISBN: 152492105X
Language: en
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Classical Archaeology of Greece

Classical Archaeology of Greece
Author: Michael Shanks
Release: 1996
Editor: Psychology Press
Pages: 199
ISBN: 0415085217
Language: en
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Classical Archaeology of Greece is for anyone who shares a fascination for the material remains of Classical Greece and wishes to understand how archaeologists have interpreted them.