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Author Smith, Amy Claire, 1966-

Title Polis and personification in classical Athenian art [electronic resource] / by Amy C. Smith.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xlv, 202 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Series Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; v. 19
Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; v. 19.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xiii-xxxix) and indexes.
Contents Introduction: viewing personifications in classical Athens -- Names or comments? the birth of political personification in Greece -- Humanising Greek places and spaces: local personifications and Athenian imperialism -- Goddess before personification? right and retribution -- The independence of epithets: Kharites, virtues, & other nymphs in the 'Gardens of Aphrodite' -- Aristocracy or democracy? Eukleia and Eunomia between the gods -- Visual personifications in literature and art: Aristophanes' Eirene and her attendants -- Ephemeral personifications: civic festivals and other peacetime pleasures -- Masculine people in feminine places: the body politic at home and abroad.
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Subject Art, Greek -- Greece -- Athens -- Themes, motives.
Art, Classical -- Greece -- Athens -- Themes, motives.
Athens (Greece) -- Symbolic representation.
Personification in art.
Art and society -- Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Amy Claire, 1966- Polis and personification in classical Athenian art. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004194175 (DLC) 2011015630 (OCoLC)717295998
ISBN 9789004214521 (electronic bk.)
9004214526 (electronic bk.)
9789004194175 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004194177 (hardback ; alk. paper)