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Greek Art and Archaeology (Trade), Reprint

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ISBN13:

9780131896512

ISBN10:
0131896512
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
PENGUIN

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Summary

Extensively illustrated and clearly written to be accessible to readers, this book examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in an historical, social, and archaeological context. Focusing on form, function, and history of style, this book explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC) -- and by medium. Throughout, it blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses. For readers interested in (Introduction to) Greek Art, Greek Archaeology, and Greek Civilization.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Aegean in the Third Millennium
The Middle Bronze Age
The Late Bronze Age
The Dark Age and Geometric Greece
The Orientalizing Period
Archaic Greece
The Period of Transition
The High Classical Period
The Fourth Century1
The Hellenistic Period
Conclusion
Chronology
Glossary
Select Bibliography
Photographic Credits
Index
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