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- illustrated ed
- OUP Oxford
- Hitchcock, Louise
- halftones numerous colour plates and line illustrations
- col.pl.ill. halftones
- 240 x 170 x 16 mm
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- 615 g
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Aegean Art and Architecture229
The first comprehensive contextual introduction to the visual arts and architecture of Crete, Greece, and the Aegean islands during the Bronze Age (c.3000-1000 BCE). This book introduces the reader to the historical and social contexts within which the arts - pottery, gold, silver, and ivory objects, gravestone reliefs, frescoes, and architecture - of the Aegean area developed. It examines the functions they served, and the ways in which they can be read as
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evidence for the interactions of many different peoples and societies in the eastern Mediterranean.
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<br>Donald Preziosi is Professor of Art History at UCLA, where he developed and directs the art history critical theory program, as well as the UCLA museum studies program.<br>Louise Hitchcock is a Research Associate of the Institute of Archaeology at UCLA. She received the prestigious Edward A. Dickson Fellowship on several occasions prior to completing her Ph.D., and was a Fellow of the American School of Classical Studies, Athens.<br>
1. Introduction: Aegean Art and Architecture; The environment; Discovering the Aegean World; Art and art history; Objectives; Organization; 2. The Neolithic Period and the Prepalatial Early Bronze Age; Settlements; Burial practices; 3. The First Palace Period; Middle Bronze Age palaces and villas; The vernacular tradition in Greece and Crete; Ritual practices; Summary; 4. The Second Palace Period; Public art, private art, and the palatial architectural style; The Second Palaces: Knossos, Phaistos, Gournia, and Kato Zakro; Minoan villas: function and design; The terminology and typology of Minoan palatial buildings; The Minoan and Mycenaean spheres of influence; Religious practices; Burial practices; 5. Mycenaean Domination and the Minoan Tradition; The Mycenaean palace at Pylos; The Mycenaean palace at Knossos; Haghia Triadha and Kommos; The continuation of Minoan building techniques in the Third Palace Period; Burial practices; The Mycenaean shrine at Phylakopi; The circuit walls at Mycenae and Tiryns; 6. Conclusion: Disruptions, (Dis)Continuities, and the Bronze Age; The eastward migration of Aegean traditions; The international style; Cyprus, Palestine, and the Peoples of the Sea; Tradition and transformation; What goes around comes around: Daedalus returns to Crete; Notes; List of Illustrations; Bibliographic Essay; Timeline; Index