The Parthenon and its Sculpturesby Michael B. Cosmopoulos
Pub. Date: 05/25/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Presenting the latest developments in research from an international group of scholars and scientists, this volume offers new interpretations of some of the most crucial aspects of the Parthenon. It considers such topics as the authorship of the frieze and the reconstruction of its missing sculpture, as well as the sociopolitical context in which the monument was created and the application of new technologies in Parthenon studies.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction: the methodological framework of Parthenon studies Michael B. Cosmopoulos; 1. A new analysis of the Parthenon frieze Sarantis Symeonoglou; 2. Classic moments: time in the Parthenon frieze Jenifer Neils; 3. Work sections and repeating patterns in the Parthenon frieze John G. Younger; 4. Pandora and the Panathenaic Peplos Noel Robertson; 5. A reconstruction of the Parthenon's east pediment Georgios Mostratos; 6. The Parthenon East Metopes, the Gigantomachy, and digital technology Katherine A. Schwab; 7. The Parthenon in 1687: new sources William St. Clair and Robert Picken; 8. IntraQuarry sourcing of the Parthenon marbles: applications of the Pentelic Marble Stable Isotope Database Scott Pike; 9. Conclusion: the current state of Parthenon research Jenifer Neils.
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