The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture by Gordon Campbell

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

byGordon Campbell

Hardcover | May 30, 2007

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture spans every art form, medium, and civilization the fall of the Roman Empire, The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture is a comprehensive reference source on this important field of study. Drawing on the expansivescholarship of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols) and Grove Art Online, and adding dozens of new entries, the Encyclopedia includes all subject areas in the classical arts, including philosophers, rulers, writers and artists, architecture, ceramics, sculpture, and more. Arranged alphabetically, this two-volume set contains over 800 entries tracing the development of the art forms in classical civilizations such as ancient Greece and Rome. Illustrated with 400 halftones, maps and line drawings, and 32 color plates, the Encyclopedia is a reliable and convenientresource covering this field of everlasting significance in the development of western culture.

About The Author

Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester. The subject of classical art and archaeology is the focus of his principal interests: classics, art history and the reception of the classical world. His classical interests are by origin linguistic (he is registered as a teacher of ancient Greek and h...

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Title:The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and ArchitectureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1600 pages, 8.31 × 10.98 × 5.12 inPublished:May 30, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195300823

ISBN - 13:9780195300826

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"One cannot speak too highly of this publication; it should grace the library of every scholar and library interested in the subject. It is a fundamental resource--from the most basic entry to the most in-depth reading and research--a difficult accomplishment....Essential. Lower-levelundergraduates through faculty/researchers; general readers."--CHOICE, December 2007