The Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum: Archaeology, Reception, and Digital Reconstruction

The Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum: Archaeology, Reception, and Digital Reconstruction

by Mantha Zarmakoupi
     
 

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The Villa of the Papyri is a unique archaeological site and has been very influential in the field of classical studies. The papyri and bronze sculptures found in the villa have contributed to our knowledge of the ancient world. This volume presents contributions on the Villa’s architecture, decoration, and content; their reception since the 18th century; the

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The Villa of the Papyri is a unique archaeological site and has been very influential in the field of classical studies. The papyri and bronze sculptures found in the villa have contributed to our knowledge of the ancient world. This volume presents contributions on the Villa’s architecture, decoration, and content; their reception since the 18th century; the current state of knowledge; and a discussion on the use of digital models.

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"Unbestritten ist. dass der vorliegende Band einen vielschichtigen Einblick in aktuelle Fragen bietet, die an die Villa dei Papiri heranqetragen werden, und nicht zuletzt durch die umfangreiche Bibliographie auch einen quten Ausgangspunkt für den Eintritt in den wissenschaftlichen Diskurs um ebendiese Frasen darstellt."Jörn Lang in: Gymnasium 3/2011 "[...] the book is a welcome addition to the literature available on Herculaneum in general and the ‘Villa dei Papiri’ in particular."Jan P. Stronk in: BMCR 2011.10.58

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110203882
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Series:
Sozomena Series, #1
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Mantha Zarmakoupi, Freie Universität Berlin.

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