The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity


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John Boardman here explores Greek art as a foreign art transmitted to the non-Greeks of antiquity - peoples who were not necessarily able to judge the meaning of Greek art and who may have regarded the Greeks themselves with great hostility. Boardman's pioneering work assesses how and why the arts of the Classical world traveled and to what effect, roughly from the eighth century B.C. to early centuries A.D., from Britain to China. Since the Greeks were not themselves always the intermediaries and the results were largely ...

The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity 1995, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691036809