A Companion to Greek Art

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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 ...
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Overview

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
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“Overall, Tyler’s and Plantzos’s Companion to Greek Art offers a great many useful essays, which will, I am sure, be a regular point of reference for students and scholars in the field.” (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 27 February 2013)

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Meet the Author

Tyler Jo Smith is Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. She is the author of Komast Dancers in Archaic Greek Art (2010).

Dimitris Plantzos is Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Ioannina, Greece. He is the author of Hellenistic Engraved Gems (1999).

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Table of Contents

VOLUME I

Preface
List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Contributors

I. Introduction
1. The Greeks and their Art Tyler Jo Smith and Dimitris Plantzos

II. Forms, Times, and Places
2. Chronology and Topography Nicki Waugh
3. Greek Decorated Pottery I: Athenian Vase-Painting Thomas Mannack
4. Greek Decorated Pottery II: Regions and Workshops Stavros A. Paspalas
5. Free-standing and Relief Sculpture Dimitris Damaskos
6. Architecture in City and Sanctuary Marina Yeroulanou
7. Architectural Sculpture Olga Palagia
8. Wall- and Panel-Painting Dimitris Plantzos
9. Mosaics Ruth Westgate
10. Luxury Arts John Boardman and Claudia Wagner
11. Terracottas Lucilla Burn
12. Coinages François de Callataÿ
13. Workshops and Technology Eleni Hasaki
14. Ancient Writers on Art Kenneth Lapatin

III. Contact and Colonies
15. Egypt and North Africa Sabine Weber
16. Cyprus and the Near East Tamar Hodos
17. Asia Minor Veli Köse
18. The Black Sea Jan Bouzek
19. Sicily and South Italy Clemente Marconi

VOLUME II

IV. Images and Meanings
20. Olympian Gods at Home and Abroad H.A. Shapiro
21. Politics and Society Eleni Manakidou
22. Personification: Not Just a Symbolic Mode Amy C. Smith
23. The Non-Greek in Greek Art Beth Cohen
24. Birth, Marriage, and Death John H. Oakley
25. Age and Social Identity Jenifer Neils
26. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Timothy J. McNiven
27. Drinking and Dining Kathleen M. Lynch
28. Competition, Festival, and Performance Tyler Jo Smith
29. Figuring Religious Ritual François Lissarrague
30. Agency in Greek Art James Whitley

V. Greek Art: Ancient to Antique
31. Greek Art through Roman Eyes Michael Squire
32. Greek Art in Late Antiquity and Byzantium Anthony Kaldellis
33. The Antique Legacy from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment Jill Johnson Deupi
34. Greek Art and the Grand Tour Sue Blundell
35. Myth and the Ideal in 20th c. Exhibitions of Classical Art Delia Tzortaki
36. The Cultural Property Debate Stelios Lekakis
37. Greek Art at University 19th-20th c. Stephen L. Dyson
38. Surveying the Scholarship Lucie Wall Stylianopoulos

Bibliography
Index

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