Art In The Era Of Alexander The Great

Author: Ada Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521769043
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"Simultaneously historical and thematic, this book studies an important period in Greek art, the late Classical and earely Hellenistic, especially the reigns of Philip II, his famous son Alexander the Great, and their successors.

Art In The Era Of Alexander The Great

Author: Ada Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107614871
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In this book, Ada Cohen focuses on art produced in Macedonia during the late Classical and early Hellenistic period, which coincides with the reigns of Philip II, his famous son Alexander the Great, and their immediate successors.

Hellenistic Art

Author: Lucilla Burn
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892367764
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Describes Hellenistic artistic developments that emerges in fourth-century Macedon, looking at the representations of royal and private individuals; the design, furnishing and appearances of cities, sanctuaries, houses and tombs; and the ...

Alexander Killer Of Men

Author: David J. Lonsdale
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Essential reading for those interested in the history of warfare, Alexander Killer of Men reflects the latest understanding of Alexander's strategy and fighting techniques.

A Companion To Families In The Greek And Roman Worlds

Author: Beryl Rawson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390759
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... Palace ofAshurnasirpal II: A Cultural Biography (University Press of New
England, 2010). She is the author of The Alexander Mosaic: Stories of Victory
and Defeat (Cambridge University Press, 1997) and Art in the Era of Alexander
the Great: Paradigms of Manhood and Their Cultural Traditions (Cambridge
University Press, 2010). Kate Cooper teaches in the Department of Classics and

Alexander The Great

Author: Waldemar Heckel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444360159
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many commonly understood constructs that distinguish the art of the Hellenistic
era from other periods. These constructs relate to the ways in which artists
observed nature and the societal ideals that were embedded into the Hellenistic
populace, such as pothos, ponos, pathos, all of which in turn relate to the
theatricality of the epoch, or to the spreading stylistic advantages in individual
portraiture. It is during the Hellenistic era, for example, that we find the fully
developed idea of the ...

On The Cusp Of An Era

Author: Doris Srinivasan
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004154515
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... from Peshawar has drawn the attention of both classical and Indian art
historians.1 This masterpiece has caused a lot of ink to flow because of its
originality compared to other forms of Gandhàra art but no one has really been
interested in investigating how it was discovered or how it functioned. The
conquest of the Achaemenian satrapy of Bactria and Sogdiana in Central Asia (
329–327 B.C.) and the Indian territories south of the Hindu Kush (327–326 B.C.)
by Alexander the Great, ...

Martial Arts And Their Greatest Fighters

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1622755898
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Pankration was the most popular sport in the Olympics of that era. Greek ruler
Alexander the Great (356–323 bce) sought out pankration experts as soldiers.
The banning of the Olympic Games and pagan practices by Theodosius I (347–
395), the Roman emperor of the East and West, in 393 ce spelled the end of
pankration as a popular sport. Mixed martial arts remained dormant until it
experienced a revival in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro around 1925. It was
popularized by ...