The Parthenon and its Sculptures by Michael B. CosmopoulosThe Parthenon and its Sculptures by Michael B. Cosmopoulos

The Parthenon and its Sculptures

EditorMichael B. Cosmopoulos

Paperback | May 25, 2009

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Presenting the latest developments in research from an international group of scholars and scientists, this volume offers new interpretations of some of the most crucial aspects of the Parthenon. It considers such topics as the authorship of the frieze and the reconstruction of its missing sculpture, as well as the sociopolitical context in which the monument was created and the application of new technologies in Parthenon studies.
Title:The Parthenon and its SculpturesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.96 × 8.46 × 0.51 inPublished:May 25, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521130131

ISBN - 13:9780521130134

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the methodological framework of Parthenon studies Michael B. Cosmopoulos; 1. A new analysis of the Parthenon frieze Sarantis Symeonoglou; 2. Classic moments: time in the Parthenon frieze Jenifer Neils; 3. Work sections and repeating patterns in the Parthenon frieze John G. Younger; 4. Pandora and the Panathenaic Peplos Noel Robertson; 5. A reconstruction of the Parthenon's east pediment Georgios Mostratos; 6. The Parthenon East Metopes, the Gigantomachy, and digital technology Katherine A. Schwab; 7. The Parthenon in 1687: new sources William St. Clair and Robert Picken; 8. IntraQuarry sourcing of the Parthenon marbles: applications of the Pentelic Marble Stable Isotope Database Scott Pike; 9. Conclusion: the current state of Parthenon research Jenifer Neils.

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"...[The Parthenon and its Sculptures] constitutes [a] welcome addition to studies on the most famous monument in ancient Athens."
-Marjorie Venit, University of Maryland, The Classical Outlook