Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A.Immerwahr

Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A.Immerwahr

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Edited by Anne P. Chapin


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  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Format: Paperback | 275 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 278mm x 28mm | 1,583g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Princeton
  • ISBN 10: 0876615337
  • ISBN 13: 9780876615331
  • Edition statement: Volume XXXIII ed.
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, 1 port

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This tribute to Professor Sara Immerwahr comprises a short biography, her full bibliography, and twenty articles written by fellow scholars celebrating her contributions to the field of Bronze Age painting and art history, as well as her encouragement and generous support of her students and colleagues over many years. Thirteen Bronze Age scholars present papers that address aspects of social, political, religious, and ritual significance in wall paintings, matters of chronology, regional trade and interaction, and Cretan architecture. Seven scholars of the Archaic, Classical and Roman periods explore issues in sculpture, architecture, pottery, and dedications.

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Author information

Anne Chapin is Assistant Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Brevard College, USA

Table of contents

Biography of Sara Anderson Immerwahr (Richard Liebhart); Bibliography of Sara Anderson Immerwahr (Rachel Frew). Part 1: Aegean Prehistory and the East. An Archaeology of Palatial Mason's Marks on Crete (Ian Begg); The Adoption of Pictorial Imagery in Minoan Wall Painting: A Comparativist Perspective (Charles Gates); Power, Privilege, and Landscape in Minoan Art (Anne P Chapin); The "Priest-King" Fresco from Knossos: Man, Woman, Priest, King, or Someone Else? (Maria C Shaw); Crocus Costumes in Aegean Art (Paul Rehak); Reconsidering the Room of the Ladies from Thera (Suzanne P Murray); From Knossos to Kavousi: The Popularizing of the Minoan Palace Goddess (Geraldine Gesell); Wanax to Wanax: Regional Trade Patterns in Mycenaean Crete (Halford W Haskell); The Early Mycenaean Lion Up to Date (Nancy R Thomas ); Some Observations on the "Zygouries" Kylix and Late Helladic IIIB Chronology (Patrick Thomas); Of Granaries and Games: Egyptian (Sarah P Morris); Stowaways in an Athenian Chest (John K Papadopoulos); In Search of Anatolian Apollo (Edwin L Brown); Ritual and Politics in Assyria: Neo-Assyrian Canephoric Stelae for Babylonia (Barbara N Porter ). Part II: The Classical World. Naming the Classical Style (Carol C Mattusch); Interlaced Fingers and Knotted Limbs: The Hostile Posture of Quarrelsome Ares on the Parthenon Frieze (Ann M Nicgorski); Classical Signs and Anti-Classical Signification in 4th Century Athenian Architecture (Rhys F Townsend); Family Portraits: Recognizing the Oikos on Attic Red-Figure Pottery (Robert F Sutton, Jr); For the Mother and for the Daughter: Some Thoughts on Dedications from Etruria and Praeneste (Nancy de Grummond); The Iconography, Typology and Interpretation of the Eastern Hadrianic Breastplate Type (Richard Gergel); Dedications of Roman Theaters (Mary C Sturgeon).