Extensively illustrated and clearly written, this book examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in a historical, social, and archaeological context. It blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses. Focusing on form, function, and history of style, the book explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC)and by medium. For individuals who appreciateand want to better understandthe art and history of Greece.
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About the Author
John G. Pedley is Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Greek at the University of Michigan.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
1. The Aegean in the Third Millennium.
2. The Middle Bronze Age.
3. The Late Bronze Age.
4. The Dark Age and Geometric Greece.
5. The Orientalizing Period.
6. Archaic Greece.
7. The Period of Transition.
8. The High Classical Period.
9. The Fourth Century.
10. The Hellenistic Period.
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