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Periklean Athens and Its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives
University of Texas Press, 2005
Cloth: 978-0-292-70622-4 | eISBN: 978-0-292-79688-1
Library of Congress Classification N5650.P47 2005
Dewey Decimal Classification 709.385
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ABOUT THIS BOOK
The late fifth century BC was the golden age of ancient Athens. Under the leadership of the renowned soldier-statesman Perikles, Athenians began rebuilding the Akropolis, where they created the still awe-inspiring Parthenon. Athenians also reached a zenith of artistic achievement in sculpture, vase painting, and architecture, which provided continuing inspiration for many succeeding generations.
The specially commissioned essays in this volume offer a fresh, innovative panorama of the art, architecture, history, culture, and influence of Periklean Athens. Written by leading experts in the field, the articles cover a wide range of topics, including:
As a whole, this collection of essays proves that even a well-explored field such as Periklean Athens can yield new treasures when mined by perceptive and seasoned investigators.
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