greek art and archaeology

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 400
ISBN: IND:30000127500092
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Now in its fifth edition, Greek Art and Archaeology charts the achievements of Greek art and civilization over 3000 years, from the abstract figures of the Cycladic islands and the mighty palaces of Crete to the baroque sculptures and complex architecture of the Hellenistic kingdoms. This new edition introduces a wealth of new material including discussion and illustration of new findings at early Bronze Age sites in Crete and the Cycladic Islands, the fourteenth century bc Uluburun shipwreck, the evolution of coinage in the Greek city states, the purpose and function of temples and the kouros figure in Archaic Greece, new ideas on interpreting the frieze of the Parthenon, and expanded coverage of the wealth and culture of Macedon. In addition, there are over 50 new color images of key works in the history of Greek art, including the Hera of Samos, the Motya charioteer, the Parthenon frieze, and newly commissioned photography of one of the masterpieces of later Greek art, the Alexander Sarcophagus. Written in a clear style, the book neatly balances lucid description with insightful interpretation and discussion. Intended for students and art enthusiasts of any age, it provides the most accessible and authoritative introduction to Greek art and archaeology available today.

Book Title: The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
Author: Judith M. Barringer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2015-02-09
Pages:
ISBN: 9781139991742
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and archaeology of ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through to the Roman conquest. Suitable for students with no prior knowledge of ancient art, this textbook reviews the main objects and monuments of the ancient Greek world, emphasizing the context and function of these artefacts in their particular place and time. Students are led to a rich understanding of how objects were meant to be perceived, what 'messages' they transmitted and how the surrounding environment shaped their meaning. The book contains nearly five hundred illustrations (with over four hundred in colour), including specially commissioned photographs, maps, floorplans and reconstructions. Judith M. Barringer examines a variety of media, including marble and bronze sculpture, public and domestic architecture, painted vases, coins, mosaics, terracotta figurines, reliefs, jewellery and wall paintings. Numerous text boxes, chapter summaries and timelines, complemented by a detailed glossary, support student learning.

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher:
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 384
ISBN: UOM:39015045696948
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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For freshman/sophomore-level courses in (Introduction to) Greek Art, Greek Archaeology, Greek Civilization, found in both Art History and Classics Departments. Extensively illustrated and clearly written to be accessible to introductory-level students, this text 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, it 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.

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: Richard T. Neer
Publisher:
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0500288771
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A richly illustrated, authoritative, and accessible new survey that combines a clear chronological narrative with a fresh and up-to-date account of Greek art and archaeology.

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology C 1200 30 BC
Author: Dimitris Plantzos
Publisher:
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Pages: 304
ISBN: 6185209004
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Surveys Greek archeology from the collapse of the Mycenaean palaces to the subordination of the last Hellenistic kingdoms to Rome. Its aim is to study Greek art through the material record, and against its cultural and social backdrop. Through concise, systematic coverage of the main categories of classical monuments, the reader is taken on a tour of ancient Greece through the most important period in its history, the first millennium BC. Architecture and city planning, sculpture, painting, pottery, metallurgy, jewelry, and numismatics are some of the areas covered. Divided into accessible, user-friendly sections including case studies, terminology, charts, maps, a timeline, and full index, the book is designed primarily for art and archeology students as well as for anyone interested in Greek art and culture.

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology C 1200 30 BC
Author: Dimitris Plantzos
Publisher:
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Pages: 304
ISBN: 1937040577
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This lavishly illustrated volume presents a systematic survey of Greek art and archaeology from the collapse of Mycenaean civilization to the dissolution of the Ptolemaic realm. The book begins with an introductory chapter covering the basic principles of archaeological research as well as a concise survey of the developments that led to the establishment of classical archaeology as an academic discipline. Four chapters follow, covering developments in Greek art and archaeology in the Early Iron Age, the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods respectively. Through concise, systematic coverage of the main categories of classical monuments, the reader is taken on a tour of ancient Greece through the most important period in its history, the first millennium BC. Architecture and city planning, sculpture, painting, pottery, metallurgy, jewelry, and numismatics are some of the areas covered. The book caters primarily to the nonspecialist looking for the essential in ancient Greece. The text is divided into accessible, user-friendly sections including case studies, terminology, charts, maps, a timeline, and full index. Designed as an academic textbook, the volume will interest anyone seeking an inclusive and detailed survey of the most important material remains of ancient Greek civilization. Originally published in Greek by Kapon Edtions (Athens 2011), Greek Art and Archaeology is now expanded with additional material and illustrations specially provided for this edition, and in a translation by Nicola Wardle.

Book Title: Art Archaeology of the Greek World
Author: Richard T. Neer
Publisher:
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0500051666
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This survey combines a chronological narrative with an up-to-date account of Greek art and archaeology. The coverage of the ancient Greek world emphasizes its diverse character, and provides a broad historical, cultural, and social context.

Book Title: Greek Art and Archaeology
Author: Richard T. Neer
Publisher:
Release Date: 2018-12
Pages:
ISBN: 0500052093
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Visually stunning, now with wider context

Book Title: Art and Archaeology of the Greek World
Author: Richard T. Neer
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Release Date: 2018-11-28
Pages: 408
ISBN: 0500052085
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Celebrated for its abundant illustrations and accessible voice, Art & Archaeology of the Greek World arrives in its second edition with more coverage of the earliest Bronze Age and latest Hellenistic periods, and increased archaeological context; the picture of ancient Greek art is expanded to help readers better understand how the subject connects to, and reflects, the historical developments of the time. Richard Neer's clear chronological narrative takes readers through the artistic developments in Greek culture from the Minoans to the Roman conquest. We learn about how art was made and used, and how it can offer a window into the changing social and cultural world of ancient Greece. Still the most visually led book on the subject, the text is supported with highquality photographs, reconstructions, maps and plans that help build a vibrant picture of the ancient world. Each chapter begins with a chronology and map, situating the reader in time and place as we follow the development of an ancient visual culture that still influences us today.

Book Title: Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology and Their Influence
Author: David Soren
Publisher:
Release Date: 2017
Pages: 294
ISBN: 152492105X
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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