Votive Reliefs

Votive Reliefs

by Carol L. Lawton


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This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats the history of their discovery, their production and workmanship, iconography, and function. A large part of the study is devoted to discussion of the original contexts of the reliefs, in an attempt to determine their relationship to shrines in the vicinity and to investigate what they can tell us about the character of religious activity in the vicinity of the Agora. The work will be an important reference for historians of Greek art as well as of Greek religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876612385
Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carol L. Lawton is the Ottilia Buerger Professor of Classical Studies at Lawrence University.

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