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The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less

by Paula Adamski

<p>Travelers to Europe or first-year art history students will enjoy this quick and friendly read. Using full-colour high-quality images of some of the world’s most revered art works, "The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less" takes you

ISBN: 9780993692406

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The Multi-Sensory Image from Antiquity to the Renaissance

by Heather Hunter-Crawley & Erica O'Brien

<p>This volume responds to calls in visual and material cultural studies to move beyond the visual and to explore the multi-sensory impact of the image, across a wide range of cultural and historical contexts. What does it mean to practise art ...

ISBN: 9781315519838

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The Obelisk and the Englishman

The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes

by Dorothy U. Seyler

<p>William John Bankes (1786–1855) was a pioneer in the nascent study of the language, history, and civilization of ancient Egypt. At the Abydos Temple he discovered the King List — a wall of cartouches listing Egyptian kings in chronological ...

ISBN: 9781633880375

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Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art

Women, Agency, and the Trojan War

by Anthony F. Mangieri

<p>The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and ...

ISBN: 9781351863216

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Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas

Contemporary Perspectives

by Dr. Esther Pasztory, Ph.D

<p>In the past fifty years, the study of indigenous and pre-Columbian art has evolved from a groundbreaking area of inquiry in the mid-1960s to an established field of research. This period also spans the career of art historian Esther Pasztory.

ISBN: 9780806158204

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Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome

Between Art and Social Reality

by Tonio Hölscher

<p>Visual culture was an essential part of ancient social, religious, and political life. Appearance and experience of beings and things was of paramount importance. In <em>Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome</em>, Tonio Hölscher explores ...

ISBN: 9780520967885

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Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt

by Venit, Marjorie Susan

Lost in Egypt's honeycombed hills, distanced by its western desert, or rendered inaccessible by subsequent urban occupation, the monumental decorated tombs of the Graeco-Roman period have received little scholarly attention. This volume serves ...

ISBN: 9781316464045

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