Exercitorium Vol2

Autore: Frank G. Ripel
Editore: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1326572296
Grandezza: 12,58 MB
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Lives Of The Most Eminent Painters Sculptors And Architects

Autore: Giorgio Vasari
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 40,41 MB
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Ruins Of Ancient Rome

Autore: Roberto Cassanelli
Editore: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892366804
Grandezza: 10,12 MB
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Presents almost two hundred reproductions of the 19th-century architect pennsionnaires of the Academie Francaise de Rome who, as students, won the prestigious Prix de Rome, offering watercolors and drawings of Pompeii's structures as they were excavated at the time.

Pergamon And The Hellenistic Kingdoms Of The Ancient World

Autore: Carlos A. Picón
Editore: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588395871
Grandezza: 27,70 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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The Hellenistic period—the nearly three centuries between the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 B.C., and the suicide of the Egyptian queen Kleopatra VII (the famous "Cleopatra"), in 30 B.C.—is one of the most complex and exciting epochs of ancient Greek art. The unprecedented geographic sweep of Alexander's conquests changed the face of the ancient world forever, forging diverse cultural connections and exposing Greek artists to a host of new influences and artistic styles. This beautifully illustrated volume examines the rich diversity of art forms that arose through the patronage of the royal courts of the Hellenistic kingdoms, placing special emphasis on Pergamon, capital of the Attalid dynasty, which ruled over large parts of Asia Minor. With its long history of German-led excavations, Pergamon provides a superb paradigm of a Hellenistic capital, appointed with important civic institutions—a great library, theater, gymnasium, temples, and healing center—that we recognize today as central features of modern urban life. The military triumphs of Alexander and his successors led to the expansion of Greek culture out from the traditional Greek heartland to the Indus River Valley in the east and as far west as the Strait of Gibraltar. These newly established Hellenistic kingdoms concentrated wealth and power, resulting in an unparalleled burst of creativity in all the arts, from architecture and sculpture to seal engraving and glass production. Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World brings together the insights of a team of internationally renowned scholars, who reveal how the art of Classical Greece was transformed during this period, melding with predominantly Eastern cultural traditions to yield new standards and conventions in taste and style.

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Autore: Cesare Cantú
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 60,66 MB
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Augustan Poetry And The Irrational

Autore: Philip Hardie
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198724721
Grandezza: 53,81 MB
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Augustan Poetry and the Irrational, with contributions by some of the leading experts of the Augustan period as well as a number of younger scholars, provides an introduction surveying the field as a whole. Chapters examine the manifestations of the irrational in a range of Augustan poets, including Virgil, Horace, Ovid, and the love elegists, and also explore elements of post-classical reception.

Gli Attori Vol 2 M Z 8884402697

Autore: Enrico Lancia
Editore: Gremese Editore
ISBN: 9788884402691
Grandezza: 60,35 MB
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Luxus

Autore: Kenneth Lapatin
Editore: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064223
Grandezza: 29,54 MB
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In contrast to other histories of ancient art that typically privilege well-preserved works of ceramics or stone, Luxus offers an integrated contextual analysis of artifacts fashioned from a wide variety of luxury materials, which survive in far greater number than is typically supposed. These include gold and silver, semiprecious hard stones, and organic materials, such as ivory, fine woods, amber, pearl, coral, and textiles. Examining some of the finest surviving examples of ancient craftsmanship, renowned expert Kenneth Lapatin approaches objects in these diverse media from a variety of viewpoints, providing a valuable model for a more pluralistic approach to visual culture with the greater goal of reinvigorating the study of ancient art and society. As its title implies, Luxus is richly illustrated, containing over 200 images of superb works located in collections throughout the world. Each plate is accompanied by extensive documentation and discursive commentary. An introductory chapter explores the ideologies and uses of the luxury arts in ancient Greece and Rome, considers ancient debates about their value, and traces their decline in modern historiography. The book then goes on to address a broad range of luxury goods, such as intaglios, cameos, vessels, and statuettes, providing a full and multifaceted account of luxury in the ancient world.

Homer In Stone

Autore: David Petrain
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107029813
Grandezza: 80,88 MB
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The Tabulae Iliacae are a group of carved stone plaques created in the context of early Imperial Rome that use miniature images and text to retell stories from Greek myth and history - chief among them Homer's Iliad and the fall of Troy. In this book, Professor Petrain moves beyond the narrow focus on the literary and iconographic sources of the Tabulae that has characterized earlier scholarship. Drawing on ancient and modern theories of narrative, he explores instead how the tablets transfer the Troy saga across both medium and culture as they create a system of visual storytelling that relies on the values and viewing habits of Roman viewers. The book comprehensively situates the tablets in the urban fabric of Augustan Rome. New photographs of the tablets, together with re-editions and translations of key inscriptions, offer a new, clearer view of these remarkable documents of the Roman appropriation of Greek epic.