The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 B.C.

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Cornell University Press, 1987 - Art - 367 pages
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This handsomely illustrated book offers a broad synthesis of Archaic Greek culture. Unlike other books dealing with the art and architecture of the Archaic period, it places these subjects in their historical, social, literary, and intellectual contexts. Origins and originality constitute a central theme, for during this period representational and narrative art, monumental sculpture and architecture, epic, lyric, and dramatic poetry, the city-state (polis), tyranny and early democracy, and natural philosophy were all born.


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About the author (1987)

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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