Ancient Sculptural Copies in Miniature

By examining the popular genre of the copy, the book illuminates broad questions of Roman sculptural production and the methodological limitations of traditional approaches to the subject.

Ancient Sculptural Copies in Miniature

In-depth case studies of individual statuary types form the core of this analysis of sculptural copying in antiquity. By examining the popular genre of the copy, the book illuminates broad questions of Roman sculptural production and the methodological limitations of traditional approaches to the subject.

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Ancient Sculptural Copies in Miniature
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Elizabeth Bartman
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

In-depth case studies of individual statuary types form the core of this analysis of sculptural copying in antiquity. By examining the popular genre of the copy, the book illuminates broad questions of Roman sculptural production and the methodological limitations of traditional approaches to the subject.
Ancient Greek Portrait Sculpture
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Sheila Dillon
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Offers a new approach to the history of Greek portraiture by focusing on portraits without names during the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
The Iliad in a Nutshell
Language: en
Pages: 467
Authors: Michael Squire
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A new, illustrated study of the Iliac tablets, a group of objects inscribed in miniature with epic episodes. Like the tablets themselves, Michael Squire tackles major themes through small ones, by relating their production to macroscopic problems of signification in Graeco-Roman antiquity.
Rezeption und Identität
Language: de
Pages: 410
Authors: Gregor Vogt-Spira, Bettina Rommel, Immanuel Musäus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

An Roms Auseinandersetzung mit Griechenland ist modellhaft zu beobachten, wie durch die Rezeption einer fremden Zivilisation neue kulturelle Identitat entsteht. Besonders bei der produktiven Aufnahme einer uberlegenen Kultur ist dies ein Vorgang voller Gegenstrebigkeiten. Hierzu fehlt es bislang an ubergreifenden Uberlegungen. Ein Greifswalder Symposion versammelte Altertumswissenschaften und neuere Philologien, wobei
The Ancient Art of Emulation
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Elaine K. Gazda
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Are copies of Greek and Roman masterpieces as important as the originals they imitate?