Greek Art and Archaeology / Edition 4

Greek Art and Archaeology / Edition 4

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by John G. Pedley
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132409346
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1- THE AEGEAN IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM

CHAPTER 2- THE MIDDLE BRONZE AGE: C. 2000—1550 BC

CHAPTER 3- THE LATE BRONZE AGE: C. 1550—1100 BC

CHAPTER 4- THE DARK AGE AND GEOMETRIC GREECE: C. 1100—700 BC

CHAPTER 5- THE ORIENTALIZING PERIOD: C. 700—600 BC

CHAPTER 6- ARCHAIC GREECE: C. 600—480 BC

CHAPTER 7- THE PERIOD OF TRANSITION: C. 480—450 BC

CHAPTER 8- THE HIGH CLASSICAL PERIOD: C. 450—400 BC

CHAPTER 9- THE FOURTH CENTURY: C. 400—300 BC

CHAPTER 10- THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD: C. 323—31 BC

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