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"Ancient Memories"

by James Neal

<p>Do you ever find yourself looking around and wondering how this all came to be? We are so small in a universe too large to fathom. Youve known there is more; you can sense it, but youre unsure why or what that might be. The author has been ...

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A Companion to Greek Art

by Tyler Jo Smith & Dimitris Plantzos

<p>A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC.</p> <ul> <li>An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical ...

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A History of Greek Art

by Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell

<p>Offering a unique blend of thematic and chronological investigation, this highly illustrated, engaging text explores the rich historical, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek art, from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic ...

ISBN: 9781118839423

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A Short History of the Ancient World

by Nicholas K. Rauh, Heidi E. Kraus & John C. Hill

<p><em>A Short History of the Ancient World</em> begins with the Bronze Age and ends with the collapse of the Roman Empire. Rather than restricting his analysis to the Greek and Roman experience, Rauh introduces students to ancient Africa, ...

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Aphrodite and the Rabbis

How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It

by Burton L. Visotzky

<p>Hard to believe but true:</p> <p>- The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet<br /> - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers<br /> - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas<br /> - Hellenistic rhetoric ...

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Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and its Decoration

Studies in Honor of Slobodan Curcic

by Mark J. Johnson & Amy Papalexandrou

<p>The fourteen essays in this collection demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to the study of Byzantine architecture and its decoration, a reflection of both newer trends and traditional scholarship in the field. The variety is also a ...

ISBN: 9781351957649

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Architecture of Ancient Rome. Chapter 5 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief guide to the history of architectural styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of European architecture from ancient world to Frank Lloyd Wright.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana ...

ISBN: 9781370482085

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Artifacts from Ancient Rome

by James B. Tschen-Emmons

<p><em>Artifacts from Ancient Rome</em> is a unique social history that explores major aspects of daily life in a long-ago era via images of physical objects and historical information about these items. This book also affords &quot;hands-on ...

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Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

by Bissera Pentcheva

<p>Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, ...

ISBN: 9781351786881

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Baroque. Chapter 10 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Baroque is 10th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic architecture<br ...

ISBN: 9781370729340

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Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of European architecture from ancient world to Frank Lloyd Wright.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana ...

ISBN: 9781370906154

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Buddhapada: Following the Buddha’s Footprints

by Jacques de Guerny

<p>The Buddhapada is one of the most enigmatic artistic developments that has derived from the Buddhist faith. Literally ‘foot (or feet) of the Buddha’, its most common manifestation is that of a footprint, rendered in three dimensions in stone ...

ISBN: 9789745241664

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Byzantine Architecture. Chapter 6 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief guide to the history of architectural styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of European architecture from ancient world to Frank Lloyd Wright.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana ...

ISBN: 9781370306305

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Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe

by Angeliki Lymberopoulou & Rembrandt Duits

<p>Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe discusses the cultural and artistic interaction between the Byzantine east and western Europe, from the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 to the flourishing of post-Byzantine artistic ...

ISBN: 9781351953863

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Chaldean Oracles

by G. R. S. Mead

<p>UNDER this general title is now being published a series of small volumes, drawn from or based upon, the mystic, theosophic and gnostic writings of the ancients, so as to make more easily available for the ever-widening circle of those who ...

ISBN: 9788885519206

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Chinese Art

A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery

by Patricia Bjaaland Welch

<p><strong>With over 630 striking color photos and illustrations, this Chinese art guide focuses on the rich tapestry of symbolism which makes up the basis of traditional Chinese art.</strong></p> <p><em>Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and ...

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Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images

by Steven Bigham

<p>This book aims at combating the Hostility Theory which claims that the Christians in the pagan Roman Empire had no images and rejected them as idolatrous. Did the early Christians, during the first three centuries, 33–313, have images in ...

ISBN: 9781310507168

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Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

by Chloë N. Duckworth & Anne E. Sassin

<p>The myriad ways in which colour and light have been adapted and applied in the art, architecture, and material culture of past societies is the focus of this interdisciplinary volume. Light and colour’s iconographic, economic, and ...

ISBN: 9781351682961

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Cretan-Mycenaean Architecture Chapter 3 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of architecture.<br />This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularizer

ISBN: 9781370251735

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Early Illustrated Books

A History of the Decoration and Illustration of Books in the 15th and 16th Centuries

by Alfred W. Pollard

<p>Early Illustrated Books: A History of the Decoration and Illustration of Books in the 15th and 16th Centuries written by Alfred W. Pollard who was an English bibliographer. This book was published in 1927. And now republish in ebook format. ...

ISBN: 9788822819482

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