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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Like no other survey of the subject, Greek Art and Archaeology has a truly complete range of coverage. Spanning three thousand years, the text and illustrations follow developments in architecture, sculpture, vase painting, and wall painting as they evolve from their earliest appearances in Bronze Age and Aegean cultures to their elaborated and expressive forms in the Hell Like no other survey of the subject, Greek Art and Archaeology has a truly complete range of coverage.
Spanning three thousand years, the text and illustrations follow developments in architecture, sculpture, vase painting, and wall painting as they evolve from their earliest appearances in Bronze Age and Aegean cultures to their elaborated and expressive forms in the Hellenistic age, just before the birth of Christ. This second edition integrates all the latest major archaeological discoveries, including the wreckage of a Greek trading vessel raised from the sea near Uluburun, Turkey.
And its coverage of Hellenistic art is significantly expanded over that of the first edition.
In chapter after chapter, Pedley’s lucid narrative is blended with stimulating interpretation, new pictures, and more useful architectural plans and diagrams to produce the most approachable yet authoritative introduction to Greek art and architecture available today.
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Be the first to ask a question about Greek Art and Archaeology. Lists with This Book. Read for my class: Ancient Art Pedley was very thorough and very well organized for such a short survey. Archeology took the time to cover a lot of the less frequently discussed Cycladic art, which I really enjoy.
Greek Art and Archaeology, 5th Edition
He also discussed the process of archaeology in some instances, which I found interesting. Lots of illustrations and diagrams proved helpful. If you’re interested in learning more about the Ancient Greeks, this is an excellent place to start. Easy to read compared to other in the genre. Feb 22, Jean-michel Pigeon rated it really liked it. Jul 29, David rated it really liked it Shelves: During the course of studying Greek Art I’ve read several books and I enjoyed this one, there was nothing particularly new in it, however, it was a good overview of a wide range of topics.
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One of my favourite factors in this book was the fact it did not focus purely afchaeology Athenian Art, it did look at other areas of Greek Art – and sometimes this is not the case. I also really liked the pictures included in this book, they were clear and big and good quality.
The different sides shown as well also he During the course of studying Greek Art I’ve read several books and I enjoyed this one, there was nothing particularly new in it, however, it was a good pedey of a wide range of topics.
The different sides shown as well also helped me. The layout was easy to navigate, always a bonus, and there gfeek a nice little introductory overview at the beginning of each chapter.
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