Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to Greek Art

Editor/Author Smith, Tyler Jo and Plantzos, Dimitris
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $439.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $658.50
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8604-9
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 219
Book Status: Available
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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 entries on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology.

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Table of Contents

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