A Companion to Greek Art (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

A Companion to Greek Art (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

By: Tyler Jo Smith (editor), Dimitris Plantzos (editor)Hardback

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A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC. * An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical world * Includes voices from such diverse fields as art history, classical studies, and archaeology and offers a diversity of views to the topic * Features an innovative group of chapters dealing with the reception of Greek art from the Middle Ages to the present * Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology * Includes four major sections: Forms, Times and Places; Contacts and Colonies; Images and Meanings; Greek Art: Ancient to Antique

About Author

Tyler Jo Smith is Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. She is the author of Komast Dancers in Archaic Greek Art (2010). Dimitris Plantzos is Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Ioannina, Greece. He is the author of Hellenistic Engraved Gems (1999).


Volume I List of Illustrations ix List of Color Plates xix List of Maps xxi Notes on Contributors xxii Preface xxvii PART I Introduction 1 1. The Greeks and their Art 3 Tyler Jo Smith and Dimitris Plantzos PART II Forms, Times, and Places 15 2. Chronology and Topography 17 Nicki Waugh 3. Greek Decorated Pottery I: Athenian Vase-painting 39 Thomas Mannack 4. Greek Decorated Pottery II: Regions and Workshops 62 Stavros A. Paspalas 5. Free-standing and Relief Sculpture 105 Dimitris Damaskos 6. Architecture in City and Sanctuary 132 Marina Yeroulanou 7. Architectural Sculpture 153 Olga Palagia 8. Wall- and Panel-painting 171 Dimitris Plantzos 9. Mosaics 186 Ruth Westgate 10. Luxury Arts 200 John Boardman and Claudia Wagner 11. Terracottas 221 Lucilla Burn 12. Coinages 235 Francois de Callatay 13. Workshops and Technology 255 Eleni Hasaki 14. Ancient Writers on Art 273 Kenneth Lapatin PART III Contacts and Colonies 291 15. Egypt and North Africa 293 Sabine Weber 16. Cyprus and the Near East 312 Tamar Hodos 17. Asia Minor 330 Veli Kose 18. The Black Sea 350 Jan Bouzek 19. Sicily and South Italy 369 Clemente Marconi Volume II List of Illustrations ix Notes on Contributors xvii PART IV Images and Meanings 397 20. Olympian Gods at Home and Abroad 399 H.A. Shapiro 21. Politics and Society 414 Eleni Manakidou 22. Personification: Not Just a Symbolic Mode 440 Amy C. Smith 23. The Non-Greek in Greek Art 456 Beth Cohen 24. Birth, Marriage, and Death 480 John H. Oakley 25. Age, Gender, and Social Identity 498 Jenifer Neils 26. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality 510 Timothy J. McNiven 27. Drinking and Dining 525 Kathleen M. Lynch 28. Competition, Festival, and Performance 543 Tyler Jo Smith 29. Figuring Religious Ritual 564 Francois Lissarrague 30. Agency in Greek Art 579 James Whitley PART V Greek Art: Ancient to Antique 597 31. Greek Art through Roman Eyes 599 Michael Squire 32. Greek Art in Late Antiquity and Byzantium 621 Anthony Kaldellis 33. The Antique Legacy from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment 633 Jill Johnson Deupi 34. Greek Art and the Grand Tour 649 Sue Blundell 35. Myth and the Ideal in 20th c. Exhibitions of Classical Art 667 Delia Tzortzaki 36. The Cultural Property Debate 683 Stelios Lekakis 37. Greek Art at University, 19th 20th c. 698 Stephen L. Dyson 38. Surveying the Scholarship 711 Lucie Wall Stylianopoulos Bibliography 723 Index 817

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405186049
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 892
  • ID: 9781405186049
  • weight: 2052
  • ISBN10: 1405186046

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