Art in Athens During the Peloponnesian War

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This book examines the effects of the Peloponnesian War on the arts of Athens and the historical and artistic contexts in which this art was produced. During this period, battle scenes dominated much of the monumental art, while large numbers of memorials to the war dead were erected. The temple of Athena Nike, built to celebrate Athenian victories in the first part of the war, carries a rich sculptural program illustrating military victories. For the first time, the arts in Athens expressed an interest in the afterlife, ...

Art in Athens during the Peloponnesian War 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107656543

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Art in Athens During the Peloponnesian War 2009, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521849333

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