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Statues and cities : honorific portraits and civic identity in the Hellenistic world

Author: John Ma
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book combines archaeology and epigraphy to discuss portraits in ancient art within the context of city-states honouring individuals through erecting statues, and families imitating this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ma
ISBN: 9780199668915 0199668914 9780198738930 0198738935
OCLC Number: 984441962
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: 578 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Contents: PREFACE; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF PLANS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; PART I STATUES AND STORIES; PART II STATUES AND PLACES; PART III STATUES AND FAMILIES; PART IV STATUES AS IMAGES; CONCLUSION; PLANS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX LOCORUM; GENERAL INDEX
Series Title: Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
Responsibility: John Ma.

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Review from previous edition This is an important book and an impressive piece of scholarship. It will hopefully not be the last major study of Greek honorific statues but it is unlikely to be Read more...

 
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