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.

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 ...

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

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, ...

The Horse In Art

Author: John Baskett
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030011740X
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In 3 j4 BC the youthful Alexander the Great crossed the Hellespont with infantry,
covered by the then enormous force of five thousand Macedonian cavalry. A
superb tactician, he deployed his horsemen ... During the Classical Greek era art
achieved a hitherto unknown perfection, a style emulated by the Romans and
indeed forming the basis of Western art from the period of the rediscovery of
Classical learning and art at the Renaissance. The frieze from the interior of the
colonnade of ...

A General And Bibliographical Dictionary Of The Fine Arts

Author: James Elmes
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Pliny places him likewise in the eighty-seventh olympiad. This artist, assisted by
his rivals and imitators, Bryaxis, Timotheus, and Leochares, was employed in
ornamenting the sepulchral monument erected to the memory of her husband
Mausolus, by Queen Artemesia, and thence called MAUsoleum (see that word).
With the reign of Alexander the Great commenced a new era in the history of art,
and the beautiful or graceful style has been said to have superseded the grand.
This style ...

Encyclopaedia Perthensis Or Universal Dictionary Of The Arts Sciences Literature C Intended To Supersede The Use Of Other Books Of Reference

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Alexander. the Great born. - 343 Dionysius II. expelled from Syracuse.
Commencement of the Syracusan era. 338 Philip of Macedon gains the battle of
Chaeromaea, and thus attains to the sovereignty of Greece. 33; Thebes taken
and rased by Alexander the Great. - 334 The Persians defeated at Granicus, May
22d. 33.3 The Persians defeated at Issus. 33, Alexander Takes Tyre and marches
to Jeru. salem. 331 Alexandria built. Darius entirely defeated at Arbela. 330
Alexander takes ...