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The Art of Ancient Greece: Sources and Documents / Edition 1
     

The Art of Ancient Greece: Sources and Documents / Edition 1

by J. J. Pollitt
 

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ISBN-10: 0521273668

ISBN-13: 9780521273664

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a companion volume to Professor Pollitt's The Art of Rome: Sources and Documents (CUP, 1983). An authoritative and reliable sourcebook, The Art of Ancient Greece contains a comprehensive collection in translation of ancient literary evidence relating to Greek sculpture, painting, architecture, and the decorative arts. The material is presented in a

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This book is a companion volume to Professor Pollitt's The Art of Rome: Sources and Documents (CUP, 1983). An authoritative and reliable sourcebook, The Art of Ancient Greece contains a comprehensive collection in translation of ancient literary evidence relating to Greek sculpture, painting, architecture, and the decorative arts. The material is presented in a way which makes this important evidence available to students who are not specialists in the Classical languages or Classical archaeology. Accompanying the author's translations of a wide selection of Greek and Latin texts is an accessible, substantial bibliography, as well as an introduction, and explanatory commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521273664
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
635,324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Ancient memories and primitive beginnings; 2. Sculpture: early developments and the Archaic period (c. 650-510 BC); 3. Sculpture: the Late Archaic phase (c. 510-480 BC); 4. Sculpture: the Early Classical period (c. 480-450 BC); 5. Sculpture: the High Classical period (c. 450-400 BC); 6. Sculpture: the fourth century BC; 7. Sculpture: the Hellenistic period; 8. Painting: earliest developments and the fifth century BC; 9. Painting: the fourth century BC; 10. Painting and mosaics: the Hellenistic period; 11. Architecture; 12. The decorative arts; 13. Art history, aesthetics, and comparative criticism; Bibliography; Ancient authors whose works are excerpted in this book; Index of artists; Geographical index; General subject index.

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