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21%OFFMargaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf - The Sculptures of the Parthenon - 9780300073911 - V9780300073911
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The Sculptures of the Parthenon

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Description for The Sculptures of the Parthenon Hardcover. An overview of the sculptures of the Parthenon, presenting interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creation. It focuses on the meanings of the sculptures in the light of classical Athenian knowledge and society, and considers what they reveal about the Greek sense of democracy. Num Pages: 212 pages, 6 colour plates, 51 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFKB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 161 x 21. Weight in Grams: 626.
This generously illustrated book provides a complete overview of current knowledge about the sculptures of the Parthenon and suggests new interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creations.  Margaretha Lagerlöf steps back from viewing the fragments of the sculptures that remain today to focus more clearly on their meanings in the light of classical Athenian knowledge and society.  She considers what the sculptures reveal about the Greek sense of democracy and how they characterize women's lives in a warrior culture.  Using Plato's philosophy and the visually oriented similes of his myths, Lagerlöf offers a new decoding of the aesthetic structure of the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
212
Condition
New
Number of Pages
212
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780300073911
SKU
V9780300073911
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About Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf
Margaretha Lagerlöf is professor of art history at Stockholm University.  She is the author of Ideal Landscapes, published by Yale University Press. 

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