The Parthenon: From Antiquity to the Present

The Parthenon: From Antiquity to the Present

by Jenifer Neils
     
 

Provides an overview of a classical monument interjected with the discoveries of modern scholarship.See more details below

Overview

Provides an overview of a classical monument interjected with the discoveries of modern scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820936
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Space and theme: the setting of the Parthenon Jeffery Hurwit; 2. Wealth, power and prestige: classical Athens at home and abroad Lisa Kallet; 3. The architecture and architects of the classical Parthenon Barbara A. Barletta; 4. Bending the truth: curvature and other refinements Lothar Haselberger; 5. A celebration of Victory: the Metopes Katherine Schwab; 6. 'Noblest images on all sides': the ionic frieze Jenifer Neils; 7. Fire from heaven: the pediments and Akroteria Olga Palagia; 8. The statue of Athena and other treasures Kenneth Lapatin; 9. 'Bestride the very peak of heaven': the Parthenon after antiquity Robert Ousterhout; 10. 'Well recorded worth': photographs of the Parthenon Andrew Szegedy-Maszak; 11. The Parthenon in the modern era Richard A. Etlin.

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