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The Art of Greece and Rome

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: December 2004
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521540377

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  • Susan Woodford illuminates the great achievements of classical art and architecture and conveys a sense of the excitement that inspired the creative artists of the ancient world. Examining all aspects of Greek and Roman visual arts, this revised edition includes a new chapter on Roman architecture, as well as new illustrations, and an updated bibliography and glossary. First Edition Hb (1982): 0-521-23222-8 First Edition Pb (1982): 0-521-29873-3

    • The sculpture, painting, and architecture of both Greece and Rome are lucidly explained
    • All the works discussed are illustrated
    • The book combines brevity with clarity
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    "The brevity of treatment is more than compensated for by the author's stimulating presentation." Mark Morford, The Classical Outlook

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: December 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521540377
    • length: 186 pages
    • dimensions: 237 x 169 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.386kg
    • contains: 124 b/w illus. 22 colour illus. 3 maps
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. The Archaic and Classical Periods: Progress and Problems:
    1. Free-standing statues
    2. Greek temples and their decoration
    3. Painting and painted pottery
    Part II. The 4th Century BC and the Hellenistic Period: Innovation and Renovation:
    4. Sculpture
    5. Painting
    6. Architecture and planning
    Part III. The Roman World: Adoption and Transformation of the Greek Legacy:
    7. Roman statues
    8. Roman painting
    9. Roman architecture: adoption and evolution
    10. World rulers
    Epilogue
    Appendix: How we know what we think we know.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Ancient Art & Architecture
    • Art of the Ancient World
    • Classical Culture
    • Introduction to Humanities I
    • Special Studies in Art History
    • The Museum
  • Author

    Susan Woodford
    Dr Susan Woodford teaches Greek and Roman art for the University of London and is engaged in research in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum. A former Fulbright scholar and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, she has written extensively on classical art for learned journals and is the author of several books including The Parthenon, Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity and a book dealing with later aspects of art history, Looking at Pictures.

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