Greek Art and Archaeology

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Extensively illustrated and clearly written, this book examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in a historical, social, and archaeological context. It blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses.Focusing on form, function, and history of style, the book explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC)and by medium.For individuals who appreciateand want to better understandthe art and history of Greece.

Table of Contents

The Aegean in the Third Millennium
The Middle Bronze Age: C. 2000-1550 BC
The Late Bronze Age: C. 1550-1100 BC
The Dark Age and Geometric Greece: C. 1100-700 BC
The Orientalizing Period: C. 700-600 BC
Archaic Greece: C. 600-480 BC
The Period of Transition: C. 480-450 BC
The High Classical Period: C. 450-400 BC
The Fourth Century: C. 400-300 BC
The Hellenistic Period: C. 323-31 BC
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