Il Mirabile e l'artificio: Creature animate e semoventi nel mito e nella tecnica degli antichi

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788882651954
  • Publisher: L'Erma di Bretschneider
  • Publication date: 12/31/2002
  • Language: Italian
  • Series: Le Rovine Circolari Series, #5
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Definizione del problema
2. Storia degli studi
CAPITOLO I, MIRABILIA ARTIFICIALI: 1. Invenzioni mobili e semoventi nelle botteghe degli artigiani: 1. Premessa
2. Mechane e Thauma: 3. La mekanike techne
3.1. Le macchine semplici e le macchine pneumatiche
3.2. Gli automata
4. Dei, uomini e animali nella sperimentazione tecnica degli antichi. Una raccolta di attestazioni letterarie
4.1. Statue di dei
4.2. Statue di personaggi del mito
4.3. Statue di animali
4.4. Giochi ed intrattenimenti con "effetti speciali"
5. Committenti ed esecutori
Appendice, Dal Thauma meccanico al thauma vivente: il pensiero dei filosofi
Capitolo II, La fucina di Efestesto: Gli automi come strumenti: 1. Gli automi nel mito: 1. Premessa
1.2. Dai mantici di Efesto alla nave Argo: utensili e oggetti animati nei racconti dei poeti
1.3. Le ancelle d'oro e il gigante di bronzo Talos: creature di Efesto a sembiante umano
1.4. I cani da guardia: creature di Efesto a sembiante animale
1.5. Fanciulle, cani e sentinelle: conclusioni
2. strumenti e schiavi
Appendice, Le creature animate di Efesto nelle attestazioni iconografiche
Capitolo III, La bottega di Dedealo: Sculture da legare: 1. Le statue vive nel mito
1. Premessa
2. I simulacri di Atena
2.1. La statua animata come insidia: il cavallo di Troia
2.2. La statua animata come prodigio: il Palladio
3. I simulacri del sottosuolo
4. Il mondo dedalico
5. L'ingegno di Dedalo
6. Dedalo agalmatopoios
6.1. Le statue che fuggono
6.2. Le statue come esseri viventi
7. Il corpo, la statua e la mimesis. Un'ipotesi di lettura del mito di Dedalo
Appendice, La mano "dedalica" di Lisippo
Efesto, Dedalo e Prometeo: I Miti di creazione
Conclusione riferimenti bibliografici abbreviazioni apparato iconografico indice generale.

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