all ebooks in category: Ancient & Classical Art (23)

Images of the Byzantine World: Visions, Messages and Meanings: Studies presented to Leslie Brubaker
English | ISBN: 1409407764 | 2011 | 274 pages | PDF | 12 MB

The main themes of this volume are the identification of 'visions', 'messages', and 'meanings' in various facets of Byzantine culture and the possible differences in …

Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant
English | ISBN: 022610561X | 2014 | 250 pages | PDF | 26 MB

Communities of Style examines the production and circulation of portable luxury goods throughout the Levant in the early Iron Age (1200–600 BCE). In particular it …

The Afterlife of the Roman City: Architecture and Ceremony in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1107069181 | 296 pages | PDF | 10,3 MB

This book offers a new and surprising perspective on the evolution of cities across the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages …

Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy
English | 2015 | pages: 297 | ISBN: 0299303845 | PDF | 2,0 mb

The elegists, ancient Rome’s most introspective poets, filled their works with vivid, first-person accounts of dreams. Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy examines …

Chinese Symbolism & Art Motifs Fourth Revised Edition
English | March 6, 2006 | ISBN: 0804850070 | 448 pages | PDF | 8.56 Mb

Written with reader accessibility in mind, this comprehensive handbook of symbolism in Chinese art and culture will be an invaluable resource for any student of …

History of Greek Culture
English | September 19th, 2013 | ISBN: 0486420965 | 448 pages | EPUB | 28.99 MB

This monumental work by a distinguished European scholar presents a scrupulously realistic approach to ancient Greek civilization. Professor Burckhardt dispenses with superficial and sentimental views …

The Egyptian Revival: Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West
English | ISBN: 0415361192 | November 18, 2005 | EPUB | 608 pages | 14.82 MB

In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and …

Classical Art: From Greece to Rome
English | ISBN: 0192842374 | 2001 | 304 pages | PDF | 32 MB

The stunning masterpieces of Ancient Greece and Rome are fundamental to the story of art in Western culture and to the origins of art history. …

Perspective in the Visual Culture of Classical Antiquity
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1107025907 | 208 pages | PDF | 3,7 MB

Linear perspective is a science that represents objects in space upon a plane, projecting them from a point of view. This concept was known in …

Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien
English | ISBN: 0486800350 | 2017 | 336 pages | PDF | 76 MB

"A fascinating, scholarly, beautifully illustrated, miscellanea of strange beasts, quelling demons, and otherworldly apparitions. JapandemoniumIllustrated will instruct you, amaze you, and transport you to a …