Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art

Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art

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by Andrew Stewart, Andrew F. Stewart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521618355

ISBN-13: 9780521618359

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

What was the “Classical Revolution” in Greek art? What were its contexts, aims, achievements, and impact? This book introduces students to these questions and offers some answers to them. Andrew Stewart examines Greek architecture, painting, and sculpture of the fifth and fourth centuries BC in relation to the great political, social, cultural, and

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What was the “Classical Revolution” in Greek art? What were its contexts, aims, achievements, and impact? This book introduces students to these questions and offers some answers to them. Andrew Stewart examines Greek architecture, painting, and sculpture of the fifth and fourth centuries BC in relation to the great political, social, cultural, and intellectual issues of the period. Intended for use in courses in classical civilization as well as Greek art and archaeology, his book draws on Greek lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy, historiography, oratory, and philosophy in order to illuminate the art of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521618359
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
642,871
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Archaic into classical: the Greek revolution; 2. The first generation; 3. The classical moment; 4. Interlude: city, household, and individual in classical Greece; 5. The great convulsion; 6. The fourth century: an age of the individual?; 7. The shadow of Macedon.

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