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Archaic and Classical Greek Art (Oxford History of Art)
Archaic and Classical Greek Art (Oxford History of Art)
by Robin Osborne
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Archaic and Classical Greek Art is a revolutionary introduction to the images and sculptures of Ancient Greece from the Geometric period to the early Hellenistic. By carefully examining the context in which sculptures and paintings were produced, author... (read more)

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The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble
The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble
by Robert Bowi Johnson
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The Parthenon Code reveals, for the first time in 2,000 years, the meaning of the seven sculptural themes on Athena's temple. A simple, but hidden artists' code expressed on vase-paintings and the Parthenon sculptures, leads to the astonishing truth that... (read more)

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Greek Art
Greek Art
by Mark D Fullerton
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Fullerton presents a history of classical Greek art through a range of media and materials.... (read more)

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Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period (World of Art)
Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period (World of Art)
by John Boardman
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This volume is the successor to Athenian Red Figure vases: The Archaic period and it carries the survey of Athenian decorated pottery down to the time when painters finally abandoned the red figure technique, during the second half of the fourth century... (read more)

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Greek Sculpture: The Late Classical Period and Sculpture in Colonies and Overseas (World of Art)
Greek Sculpture: The Late Classical Period and Sculpture in Colonies and Overseas (World of Art)
by John Boardman
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This sequel to Sir John Boardman's widely acclaimed handbooks on Greek sculpture of the Archaic and Classical periods brings the story down through the fourth century BC to the days of Alexander the Great. The author discusses the innovations of the... (read more)

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Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily: A Handbook (World of Art)
Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily: A Handbook (World of Art)
by A D Trendall
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Trendall (resident fellow, Menzies College, La Trobe U.) explores the styles and characteristics of the vases produced by the Greek colonists in South Italy and Sicily in the later 5th and the 4th centuries BC., vases that shed light on mythology and... (read more)

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Greek Sculpture: The Classical Period: A Handbook (World of Art)
Greek Sculpture: The Classical Period: A Handbook (World of Art)
by John Boardman
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This handbook chronicles the development of Classical Greek sculpture and includes not only illustrations of the masterpieces of architectural sculptural from the temple of Zeus at Olympia and the Parthenon, but also many original works of bronze... (read more)

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Athenian Black Figure Vases: A Handbook
Athenian Black Figure Vases: A Handbook
by John Boardman
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Athenian black figure vases bear the work of consummate artists like Exekias, who depicted on them scenes of myth and everyday life that deepen our knowledge and understanding of Greek antiquity. John Boardman enables the reader to study the many aspects... (read more)

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The Elgin Marbles: Should They Be Returned to Greece?
The Elgin Marbles: Should They Be Returned to Greece?
by Christopher Hitchens
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The Elgin Marbles, designed and executed by Phidias to adorn the Parthenon, are some of the most beautiful sculptures of ancient Greece. In 1801 Lord Elgin, then British ambassador to the Turkish government in Athens, had pieces of the frieze sawn off... (read more)

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Archaic and Classical Greek Art
Archaic and Classical Greek Art
by Robin Osborne
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Archaic and Classical Greek Art is a revolutionary introduction to the images and sculptures of Ancient Greece from the Geometric period to the early Hellenistic. By carefully examining the context in which sculptures and paintings were produced, author... (read more)

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The Acropolis: The New Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis: The New Acropolis Museum
by Katerina Servi
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Athens-born archaeologist Servi presents a travel guide to the hill and ancient monuments and buildings on it. She covers the history from prehistoric and geometric eras to the present, mythological times, the Acropolis itself, the south slope, north... (read more)

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Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Archaic Period: A Handbook (World of Art)
Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Archaic Period: A Handbook (World of Art)
by John Boardman
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The red figure technique of vase painting was invented in Athens by about 530 BC at a time when the black figure technique was barely past its prime and when several other important studios of vase painting were flourishing in the Greek world, from the... (read more)

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Greek Art
Greek Art
by Michael Siebler
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The 18th century's Neoclassicist movement, with its white marble sculptures inspired by the art of the ancient world, has helped Greek art to remain vivid in our memories even today. But the reality of ancient art was entirely different, as surfaces were... (read more)

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Art and Experience in Classical Greece
Art and Experience in Classical Greece
by Jerome Pollitt
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delightful, readable, and scholarly. The volume is profusely and well illustrated, each art example is clearly labelled and dated, and superb supplementary references for illustrations and supplementary suggestions for further reading are added to... (read more)

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Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art
Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art
by Andrew Stewart
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What was the Classical Revolution in Greek art? What were its contexts, aims, achievements, and impact? This book introduces students to these questions and offers some answers to them. Andrew Stewart examines Greek architecture, painting, and sculpture... (read more)

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Hellenistic Art: The Art of the Classical World from the Death of Alexander the Great to the Battle of Actium
Hellenistic Art: The Art of the Classical World from the Death of Alexander the Great to the Battle of Actium
by Christine Havelock
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This book introduces the arts of Greece as they were executed between the death of Alexander and the Battle of Actium, when Greece finally lost her independence and Augustus assumed control of Mediterranean.... (read more)

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Elgin Marbles
Elgin Marbles
by B F Cook
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This work tells the story of the Elgin marbles, beginning in the fifth century BC when the Parthenon was built in Athens. It explains what the sculptures represent, who made them and how they fitted into the grand design of the temple.... (read more)

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Eye of Greece: Studies in the Art of Athens
Eye of Greece: Studies in the Art of Athens
by Donna C Kurtz
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Athenian art of the sixth and fifth centuries BC offers the yardstick by which we judge the artistic achievement of the rest of the Greek world, and provides the models on which the later history of Greco-Roman art and much of the art of the later... (read more)

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Art of ancient Greece :sculpture, painting, architecture
Art of ancient Greece :sculpture, painting, architecture
by Claude Laisne
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Temples with perfect, elegant proportions and sculptures conforming to the ideal of beauty are the typical images we have of ancient Greek art. This text emphasizes the more primative beginnings of ancient Greek art.... (read more)

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Ancient Art From Cyprus the Cesnola Coll
Ancient Art From Cyprus the Cesnola Coll
by Vassos Karageorghis
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Published in conjunction with the opening of the Museum's four permanent galleries for ancient art from Cyprus, this volume features some 500 pieces from the Cesnola Collection, illustrated in color, and fully described. Dating from about 2500 BC to... (read more)

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