The Grove encyclopedia of classical art and architecture
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2007.
- Physical description
- 2 v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
N5610 .G76 2007 V.1
N5610 .G76 2007 V.2
- In-library use N5610 .G76 2007 V.1
- Campbell, Gordon, 1944-
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- v. 1. Abacus to Lyson and Kallikles tomb
- v. 2. Macedonia to Zygouries.
- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
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- edited by Gordon Campbell.
- Title Variation
- Encyclopedia of classical art and architecture
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