Attic Document Reliefs: Art and Politics in Ancient Athens

Hardcover | January 1, 1995

byCarol L. Lawton

not yet rated|write a review
A unique, fully illustrated, and fascinating study of all the known carved reliefs decorating official inscriptions in classical and Hellenistic Athens. The author's new and illuminating work on the iconography of these reliefs shows how the gods, heroes, and other personifications were notsimply decorative, but integral to the overall political message.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$436.73 online
$607.50 list price (save 28%)
Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

A unique, fully illustrated, and fascinating study of all the known carved reliefs decorating official inscriptions in classical and Hellenistic Athens. The author's new and illuminating work on the iconography of these reliefs shows how the gods, heroes, and other personifications were notsimply decorative, but integral to the overall...

Carol L. Lawton is at Lawrence University, Wisconsin.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.91 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198149557

ISBN - 13:9780198149552

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Attic Document Reliefs: Art and Politics in Ancient Athens

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

`This most complete and rigorous treatment of the subject, equipped with excellent photographs, is especially welcome...an outstanding work of scholarship, very handsomely produced, which everyone interested in Greek sculpture and Athenian history and culture will want to own.'Bryn Mawr Classical Review