Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Author : John Griffiths Pedley
  • Release Date : 05 July 1998
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Art, Greek
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015045696948

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Book excerpt: 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.

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology

Author : John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Art, Greek
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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, ...

Greek Art and Archaeology

Greek Art and Archaeology

Author : John Griffiths Pedley
Publisher : Pearson College Division
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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 ...

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Art
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Publisher : Thames & Hudson
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Publisher : Pearson College Division
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