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Children in Archaic and Classical Greek Art: A Survey  

John H. Oakley

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This essay provides the first concise overview of the depiction of children in Greek archaic and classical art. The survey commences with a brief consideration of earlier Bronze Age, Iron ... More

Greek and Roman Theories of Art  

Deborah Steiner

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
This chapter examines Greek and Roman theories of art, paying particular attention to images, the notion of “ancient art theory,” the theory of mimesis, and the ideas of philosophers ... More

The Historiography of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture  

A. A. Donohue

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
This chapter focuses on the modern historiography of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome and its relationship with modern intellectual history. It begins with an analysis of ... More

Minoan Seals and Sealings  

Judith Weingarten

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
More than any other ancient work of art, seals are intimate objects which are literally bound to their owners. In ancient societies, their primary purpose was to secure property—whether in ... More

Mycenaean Seals and Sealings  

John G. Younger

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
After the introduction of a sealing system from the Near East into southern Greece in the Early Helladic period and the destruction of that culture, there is no demonstrable sign that ... More

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