THE PARTHENON FRIEZE

SKU: 9789602042591
63,60 €Price

Angelos Delivorrias

Professor, f. director of the Benaki Museum


Photographs: Socratis Mavrommatis

  • Details

    192 pages

    120 duotone photographs

    hardback, 24x33 cm

  • Description

    The text accompanying Sokratis Mavrommatis' superb photographs proposes a new reading of the sculptural composition of the Parthenon frieze. A general introduction is followed by chapters dealing with: the planning, carving, and dating of the frieze; the effects of time and the ruthlessness of historical fate; the structural continuity and thematic coherence; the presentational organization; the structuring of narrative groups and the ordering of figures; problems of interpretation and research hypotheses; the frieze’s theme as dialectic culmination of the messages emitted by the decoration of the monument as a whole in relation to the worship of the goddess Athena in Athens; the content of the Pana-thenaic procession and the deeper significance of the offering of the peplos; technical issues and aesthetic approaches.

  • Other Languages

ΕΔΡΑ/HOME

Σκουφά 58, 10680 Αθήνα    

58 Skoufa street, 10680 Athens, Greece    
T. 210/3611692, F. 210/3600865

Newsletter / Εκδηλώσεις

Κάντε εγγραφή στο NEWSLETTER μας για άμεση ενημέρωση για τις νέες κυκλοφορίες και εκδηλώσεις μας.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Instagram

© 2020 MELISSA Publishing House

0