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            History Of Art: BCE To C 500 CE, Ancient & Classical World

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            The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography

            The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography (Hardback)

            Edited by De Temmerman, Koen

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            This Handbook presents the first wide-ranging survey on biography in Antiquity from its earliest representations to Late Antiquity. It offers in-depth readings of key texts and diachronic studies, examines biographical depictions in different textual and visual media, and deals w...ith the reception of ancient biography across multiple eras.
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            ISBN 9780198703013
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons

            Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons (Hardback)

            By Higbie, Carolyn

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            This volume focuses on how ancient Greek and Roman fascination with works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects gave rise to the production of copies and forgeries. Drawing on a range of examples and up-to-date scholarship on forgery it offers insight into what the ancients foun...d valuable and how they understood their past and the evidence for it.
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            ISBN 9780198759300
            Released NZ 16 Feb 2017
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico

            Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico (Hardback)

            Edited by Berrin, Kathleen; Fields, Virginia M.

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            Considered the 'mother culture' of Mesoamerica, the Olmec developed an iconic and sophisticated artistic style as early as the second millennium BC. This title presents a fresh look at Olmec civilization, capturing the excitement that greeted the unearthing of the first colossal ...stone head in 1862.
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            ISBN 9780300166767
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2010
            Publisher Yale University Press
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            Series Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (Yale)
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            History of Restoration of Ancient Stone Sculptures
             

            History of Restoration of Ancient Stone Sculptures (Paperback, New title)

            By Grossman; Edited by Podany, Jerry; True, Marion

            The 19 papers in this volume stem from a symposium that brought together academics, archaeologists, museum curators, conservators and a practising marble sculptor to discuss varying approaches to restoration of ancient stone sculptures.

            ISBN 9780892367238
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2004
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Series Getty Publications - (Yale)
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            Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It

            Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It (Hardback)

            By Visotzky, Burton L.

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            Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews - Zeus-Helios is d...epicted in synagogue mosaics across ancient Israel - In Israel there were synagogues where the prayers were recited in Greek. Historians have long debated the (re)birth of Judaism in the wake of the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple cult by the Romans in 70 CE. What replaced that sacrificial cult was at once something new, even as it also sought to preserve what little it could of the old Israelite religion. Arguing that its transformation from a Jerusalem-centered cult to a world religion was made possible by the Roman Empire, Rabbi Burton Visotzky presents Judaism as a distinctly Roman religion. Full of fascinating detail from the daily life and culture of Jewish communities across the Hellenistic world, Aphrodite and the Rabbis will appeal to anyone interested in the development of Judaism, religion, history, art and architecture.
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            ISBN 9781250085764
            Released NZ 11 Oct 2016
            Publisher St Martin's Press
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            The Ancient View of Greek Art: Criticism, History, and Terminology
             

            The Ancient View of Greek Art: Criticism, History, and Terminology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pollitt, J. J.

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            <![CDATA[What did the ancient Greeks think about their own art? J.J. Pollitt attempts to answer this question by studying the critical terminology of the ancient Greeks?the terms they used to describe and evaluate sculpture, painting, and architecture.Although Greeks and Romans w...ith a wide variety of backgrounds and interests?including artists, philosophers, rhetoricians, historians, and guidebook writers?wrote about art in antiquity, very few of their works have survived. Mr. Pollitt has therefore had to draw largely on works of authors who, while discussing some other subject, make passing references to art for the purpose of analogy or illustration. By carefully assembling and organizing these fragments, he presents a coherent view of art criticism in ancient Greece.This study is divided into two parts. The first part provides a general history of Greek art criticism and its sources. The second is an extensive glossary which collects, translates, and analyzes passages from Greek and Latin authors in which important critical terms are used. The book can therefore be used by art historians and classicists as both a scholarly text and an important work of reference. ]]>
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            ISBN 9780300015973
            Released NZ 15 Jan 1974
            Publisher Yale University Press
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            Series National Gallery Of Art, Washington
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            The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China

            The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China (Hardback)

            Edited by Lin, James C. S.

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            During the last two centuries BC, the Western Han dynasty of China forged the first stable empire covering all of China and presided over a golden age that shaped much of subsequent Chinese art and culture. This title offers an account of the treasures of the dynasty - including ...exquisite jades, silver and goldwork, bronzes and ceramics.
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            ISBN 9780300184341
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2012
            Publisher Yale University Press
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            Series Fitzwilliam Museum
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            Nefertiti's Face: The Creation of an Icon

            Nefertiti's Face: The Creation of an Icon (Hardback)

            By Tyldesley, Joyce

            Little is known about the Egyptian queen Nefertiti, yet she is one of the most famous women who ever lived. Her face adorns modern artifacts all over the world, thanks to just one object: the lovely, mysterious Nefertiti bust created by Thutmose. Joyce Tyldesley tells the fascina...ting story of one of the world's most treasured artifacts.
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            ISBN 9780674983755
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2018
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Greek Sculpture in the Art Museum Princeton University - Greek Originals, Roman Copies and Variants

            Greek Sculpture in the Art Museum Princeton University - Greek Originals, Roman Copies and Variants (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ridgway, Brunilde Sismon

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            From its foundation in 1888, The Art Museum, Princeton University, has amassed an impressive collection of ancient Greek sculpture. This book seeks to serve as a catalog of The Art Museum's ancient Greek sculpture. It documents each of the forty pieces that constitute this broad ...and diverse collection.
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            ISBN 9780943012179
            Released NZ 15 Jun 1994
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Publications of the Art Museum, Princeton University
            Language (English)
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            From Mycenae to Homer: A Study in Early Greek Literature and Art
             

            From Mycenae to Homer: A Study in Early Greek Literature and Art (Hardback)

            By Webster, T. B. L.

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            This volume describes Greek art and poetry within this ambiguous period of ancient history (often referred to as the Greek 'Dark Ages'), and explores the possibilities of learning about Mycenaean civilisation from its own documents and not only from archaeology.

            ISBN 9781138021396
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: Homer
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