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Statues and Cities - a book by Ma, John

Statues and Cities

Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

Statues and Cities( )
Author: Ma, John
Series title:Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-966891-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $185.00
Book Description:

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 practice. This tells us a lot about the history of these cities and how ancient art worked as a construction of relations during the Hellenistic period.

Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Art / Sculpture & Installation
Architecture / Decoration & Ornament
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Social Science / Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.878 x 9.867 x 1.073 Inches
Book Weight:2.38 Pounds

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