Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture : 2 volumes

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Covering all aspects of classical art from the Etruscans to the fall of the Roman Empire, The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture is a comprehensive reference source on this important field of study. Drawing on the expansive scholarship of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols) and Grove Art Online, and adding dozens of new entries, the Encyclopedia includes all subject areas in the classical arts, including philosophers, rulers, writers and artists, architecture, ceramics, sculpture, and more. Arranged alphabetically, this two-volume set contains over 800 entries tracing the development of the art forms in classical civilizations such as ancient Greece and Rome. Illustrated with 400 halftones, maps and line drawings, and 32 color plates, the Encyclopedia is a reliable and convenient resource covering this field of everlasting significance in the development of western culture.show more

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  • Hardback | 1600 pages
  • 200.7 x 259.1 x 94mm | 3,674.08g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 400 halftones, 32 color illus.
  • 0195300823
  • 9780195300826
  • 1,429,856

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Intellectually impressive and visually informative, this noteworthy and authoritative encyclopedia is...strongly recommended * Library Journal *show more

About Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Literature at the University of Leicester. He was the founding editor of Renaissance Studies and is now the general editor of Review of English Studies. He has served as chairman of the Society for Renaissance Studies and President of the English Association, of which he is a director. He has been awarded a D. Litt by the University of York and an honorary doctorate by the University of Bucharest; he is also a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a corresponding fellow of South African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and a member of the advisory board of the Sociedad Espanola de Estudios Renacentistas Ingleses.show more

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