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By Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell

ISBN-10: 1444350145

ISBN-13: 9781444350142

ISBN-10: 1444350153

ISBN-13: 9781444350159

Offering a special mix of thematic and chronological research, this hugely illustrated, attractive textual content explores the wealthy ancient, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek paintings, from the Bronze Age in the course of the Hellenistic period.

  • Uniquely intersperses chapters dedicated to significant classes of Greek paintings from the Bronze Age in the course of the Hellenistic interval, with chapters containing discussions of significant contextual topics throughout all the periods
  • Contextual chapters illustrate how a number of components, equivalent to the city surroundings, gender, markets, and cross-cultural touch, encouraged the advance of art
  • Chronological chapters survey the looks and improvement of key inventive genres and discover how artifacts and structure of the time mirror those styles
  • Offers a number of enticing and informative pedagogical good points to aid scholars navigate the topic, reminiscent of timelines, theme-based textboxes, keyword phrases outlined in margins, and additional readings.
  • Information is gifted truly and contextualized in order that it really is obtainable to scholars despite their previous point of knowledge
  • A ebook spouse site is obtainable at www.wiley.gom/go/greekart with the subsequent assets: PowerPoint slides, thesaurus, and timeline

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