Classical art: From Greece to Rome download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mary Beard

Classical art: From Greece to Rome download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mary Beard year 2001
  • Book name: Classical art: From Greece to Rome
  • Author: Mary Beard
  • Release date: 2001/9/21
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780192842374
  • Rating: 8.19 of 10
  • Votes: 846
  • Review by: Emerald Lawler
  • Review rating: 7.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The stunning masterpieces of Ancient Greece and Rome are fundamental to the story of art in Western culture and to the origins of art history. The expanding Greek world of Alexander the Great had an enormous impact on the Mediterranean superpower of Rome. Generals, rulers, and artists seized, imitated, and re-thought the stunning legacy of Greek painting and sculpture, culminating in the greatest art-collector the world had ever seen, the Roman emperor, Hadrian. This exciting new look at Classical art starts with the excavation of the buried city of Pompeii, and investigates the grandiose monuments of ancient tyrants, and the sensual beauty of Apollo and Venus. Concluding with that most influential invention of all, the human portrait, it highlights the re-discovery of Classical art in the modern world, from the treasure hunts of Renaissance Rome to scientific retrieval in the twenty-first century.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H26M8S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History: Ancient & Classical BCE to c 500 CE, Reference Works, Art History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Cultural Studies
  • Available formats: PDF, XPS, DOC, PDB, EPUB, AZW, WORD, TXT. Compressed in CBR, ZIP, RAR, TZO, AZW4, LZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 168x239x17mm
  • Weight: 714g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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