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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture

Bestellnummer: B219834


Erscheinungsdatum: 31. März 2008

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Hrsg. von Gordon Campbell. 2 Bände (nur geschlossen beziehbar). 2007. Zus. 1474 S. mit rund 400 s/w Abb., 32 Farbtaf. mit 87 Abb., geb. In englischer Sprache. Oxford University Press.

Programmlinie: Wissen Sachbuch

Alle Aspekte klassischer Kunst von den Etruskern bis zum Fall des Römischen Reiches werden hier umfassend beleuchtet. Als qualitätssichernde Grundlage dienen das 34-bändige ›The Dictionary of Art‹ und der ›Grove Art Online‹.

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Built on the quality scholarship from The Dictionary of Art (1996)

All of the material has been updated and dozens of new articles and revisions have been added

500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, pottery, architecture, and more

Fascinating art historical and cultural information about classical civilisations, art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites, and stylistic developments

Fully updated bibliography and extensive cross-references in easy-to-use A – Z format

Accessible to a wide audience – general readers, high school students, university students, collectors, curators, and scholars

Covering all aspects of classical art from the Etruscans to the fall of the Roman Empire, The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture is a comprehensive reference source on this important field of study. Drawing on the expansive scholarship 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 convenient resource covering this field of everlasting significance in the development of western culture.

Readership: Essential for the general reader, collector, curator, or scholar interested in the arts