The Art of Greece and Rome by Susan WoodfordThe Art of Greece and Rome by Susan Woodford

The Art of Greece and Rome

bySusan Woodford

Paperback | December 6, 2004

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Susan Woodford illuminates the great achievements of classical art and architecture and conveys a sense of the excitement that inspired the creative artists of the ancient world. Examining all aspects of Greek and Roman visual arts, this revised edition includes a new chapter on Roman architecture, as well as new illustrations, and an updated bibliography and glossary. First Edition Hb (1982): 0-521-23222-8 First Edition Pb (1982): 0-521-29873-3

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Title:The Art of Greece and RomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.39 inPublished:December 6, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521540372

ISBN - 13:9780521540377

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Table of Contents

Part I. The Archaic and Classical Periods: Progress and Problems: 1. Free-standing statues; 2. Greek temples and their decoration; 3. Painting and painted pottery; Part II. The 4th Century B.C. and the Hellenistic Period: Innovation and Renovation: 4. Sculpture; 5. Painting; 6. Architecture and planning; Part III. The Roman World: Adoption and Transformation of the Greek Legacy: 7. Roman statues; 8. Roman painting; 9. Roman architecture: adoption and evolution; 10. World rulers; Epilogue; Appendix: How we know what we think we know.

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"The brevity of treatment is more than compensated for by the author's stimulating presentation." Mark Morford, The Classical Outlook