A Companion to Greek Art

A Companion to Greek Art

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by Tyler Jo Smith
     
 

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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

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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

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405186049
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/29/2012
Series:
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Series, #90
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
892
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.95(h) x 2.00(d)

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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