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What used to be Hellenistic artwork, and what have been its contexts, goals, achievements, and influence? This textbook introduces scholars to those questions and gives a sequence of solutions to them. Its twelve chapters and 'focus' sections research Hellenistic sculpture, portray, luxurious arts, and structure. Thematically prepared, spanning the 3 centuries from Alexander to Augustus, and varying geographically from Italy to India and the Black Sea to Nubia, the ebook examines key monuments of Hellenistic paintings on the subject of the nice political, social, cultural, and highbrow problems with the time. it truly is illustrated with one hundred seventy images (mostly in colour, and plenty of by no means earlier than released) and contextualized via excerpts from Hellenistic literature and inscriptions. worthwhile ancillary positive aspects contain maps, appendices with heritage on Hellenistic artists and translations of key files, a whole word list, a timeline, short biographies of key figures, feedback for extra analyzing, and bibliographical references.

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