By Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell
Offering a different mixture of thematic and chronological research, this hugely illustrated, attractive textual content explores the wealthy old, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek artwork, from the Bronze Age throughout the Hellenistic period.
- Uniquely intersperses chapters dedicated to significant sessions of Greek artwork from the Bronze Age during the Hellenistic interval, with chapters containing discussions of vital contextual subject matters throughout all the periods
- Contextual chapters illustrate how a number elements, akin to the city setting, gender, markets, and cross-cultural touch, stimulated the advance of art
- Chronological chapters survey the looks and improvement of key creative genres and discover how artifacts and structure of the time mirror those styles
- Offers quite a few enticing and informative pedagogical positive factors to assist scholars navigate the topic, comparable to timelines, theme-based textboxes, keyword phrases outlined in margins, and additional readings.
- Information is gifted basically and contextualized in order that it truly is obtainable to scholars despite their earlier point of knowledge
- A booklet better half web site is offered at www.wiley.gom/go/greekart with the next assets: PowerPoint slides, thesaurus, and timeline
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