By Tyler Jo Smith and Dimitris Plantzos
A complete, authoritative account of the improvement Greek paintings throughout the 1st millennium BC.
An precious source for students facing the artwork, fabric tradition and background of the post-classical world
Includes voices from such different fields as artwork background, classical experiences, and archaeology and provides a variety of perspectives to the topic
Features an leading edge staff of chapters facing the reception of Greek paintings from the center a while to the present
Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, in addition to Workshops and Technology
Includes 4 significant sections: types, instances and areas Contacts and Colonies pictures and Meanings Greek artwork: historic to old
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Extra resources for A Companion to Greek Art
356–260 BC) synchronized the Olympic victors with lists of Athenian archons, Spartan kings and ephors, and Argive priestesses. In the Hellenistic period, Eratosthenes standardized dating by Olympiad and provided a synchronized chronology for ancient events. The Parian Marble, an inscription of a chronological list dating historical events from the year of writing (299/8 BC), provides a record that is independent of the Olympiads (Austin 1981: 8 ). Greek art is traditionally divided into three periods – Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic.
Tzortaki) and the microcosm of universities (Dyson) are each explored regarding their endorsement of Greek art as a global cultural paradigm. The cultural property debate is also allotted space in this section (Lekakis), being one of the most pertinent concerns facing the discipline at present. A final chapter (Stylianopoulos) awakens us to exactly how far Greek art research has come in an age of data portals and ‘webliographies’, without yet surrendering printed excavation reports, travel accounts, or archival resources.
The dipping under the Aegean of the African plate has caused not just the distortion of the geological strata of Greece, but also the high level of volcanic activity and earthquakes (Sauerwein 1998: 3). It is also responsible for the mountainous nature of the Greek mainland, and the numerous islands. indd 25 2/28/2012 7:31:55 PM Pella R. s eu Pen Patrai Sparta Tegea MELOS KEOS KYTHERA Mycenae Epidauros Argos ATTICA Athens Knossos Gortyn MYSIA R. Pergamon Kyzikos Chalkedon BLACK SEA Byzantion PROPONTIS Perinthos KOS RHODES Rhodos KARPATHOS Knidos R.