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Title Word and image in ancient Greece / edited by N. Keith Rutter and Brian A. Sparkes.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages) : illustrations.
Series Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 1
Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 1.
Note Revision of papers originally presented at a conference of the same name held in Old College, University of Edinburgh, on Mar. 5-6, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Songs for heroes : the lack of images in early Greece / Irene Lemos -- The uses of writing on early Greek painted pottery / Anthony Snodgrass -- Tools of trade / Elizabeth Moignard -- Meaning and narrative techniques in statue-bases of the Pheidian circle / Olga Palagia -- Small world : pygmies and co. / Brian Sparkes -- Plato and painting / Stephen Halliwell -- Vases and tragic drama : Euripides' Medea and Sophocles' lost Tereus / Jenny March -- Eidôla in epic, tragedy and vase-painting / Ruth Bardel -- Placing theatre in the history of vision / Simon Goldhill -- Social structure, cultural rationalisation and aesthetic judgment in classical Greece / Jeremy Tanner -- Losing the picture : change and continuity in Athenian grave monuments in the fourth and third centuries BC / Karen Stears -- Archaic and classical Greek temple sculpture and the viewer / Robin Osborne.
Summary In ancient Greek society communication was largely oral and visual. The contributors explore the ways in which word and image interact in Greek culture, throwing new light on their many and related functions.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Greek language -- Writing -- Congresses.
Signs and symbols -- Greece -- Congresses.
Written communication -- Greece -- Congresses.
Art and literature -- Greece -- Congresses.
Art, Greek -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Rutter, N. K.
Sparkes, Brian A.
Other Form: Print version: Word and image in ancient Greece. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2000 0748614060 (DLC) 2001347040 (OCoLC)45350633
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