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The Acropolis in the Age of Pericles
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  • Date Published: July 2004
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2017
  • format: Mixed media product
  • isbn: 9780521527408

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  • This abridged and revised edition of the author's monumental The Athenian Acropolis: History, Mythology and Archaeology from the Neolithic Era to the Present (Cambridge, 1998) focuses specifically on the development of the Acropolis in the fifth century BC and the building program initiated by Pericles. Incorporating the latest discoveries and research on individual monuments of the Acropolis, this edition is illustrated with 145 halftones as well as a CD-ROM including 180 color images of the monuments of the Acropolis. Previous Edition Hb (1998): 0-521-41786-4 Previous Edition Pb (2000): 0-521-42834-3

    • Accessible to a wide audience, from tourists to students and specialists
    • Incorporates latest research on the Acropolis
    • Includes a CD-ROM with 180 color images
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    "Hurwitt, one of the foremost scholars of the Acropolis, has a clear and agreeable writing style. This is one of those rare books that serves both scholars and general readers." History

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2004
    • format: Mixed media product
    • isbn: 9780521527408
    • length: 330 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 178 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.84kg
    • contains: 145 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2017
  • Table of Contents

    1. The rock and the goddess
    2. Landscape of memory: the past on the classical acropolis
    3. Pericles, Athens, and the building program
    4. The Parthenon
    5. The Propylaia
    6. The Erechtheion (the classical temple of Athena Polias)
    7. The sanctuary of Athena Nike
    8. The rest of the program
    9. Conclusion: the Periclean Acropolis as a whole.

  • Author

    Jeffrey M. Hurwit, University of Oregon
    Jeffrey Hurwit is one of the leading scholars of ancient Greek art. A professor of art and archaeology at the University of Oregon, he is the author of numerous articles on aspects of Greek art and archaeology, and the author of The Art and Culture of Early Greece. A Guggenheim fellow, he was appointed in 2001 to the prestigious Martha S. Joukowsky Lectureship for the Archaeological Institute of America and in 2003 became the inaugural Dorothy Burr Thompson Memorial Lecturer at the University of British Columbia.

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