Looking at Greek Vases / Edition 1

Looking at Greek Vases / Edition 1

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by Tom Rasmussen, Tom Rasmussen
     
 

Geared to the student or museum-goer, this introductory collection of essays by distinguished scholars features suggestions for reading the often complex images on Greek vases as well as explanations of their origins. See more details below

Overview

Geared to the student or museum-goer, this introductory collection of essays by distinguished scholars features suggestions for reading the often complex images on Greek vases as well as explanations of their origins.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521376792
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
1,186,180
Product dimensions:
5.71(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Frontispiece; Preface; Map; 1. Adopting an approach Martin Robertson and Mary Beard; 2. The geometric style: birth of the picture J. N. Coldstream; 3. Corinth and the orientalising phenomenon Tom Ramussen; 4. The sixth-century potters and painters of Athens and their public John Boardman; 5. Vase-painting in fifth-century Athens Dyfri Williams and Lucilla Burn; 6. Greek vases in Etruria Nigel Spivey; 7. Farce and tragedy in South Italian vase-painting A. D. Trendall; 8. Fine wares in the Hellenistic world J. W. Hayes; 9. Greek vases in the marketplace Alan Johnston; 10. A closer look at the potter J. M. Hemelrijk; Greek vase shapes; Further reading and notes; List of illustrations; Index.

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