Art & Archaeology of the Greek World


A new edition of this accessible survey of the Greek world, covering two thousand years of material culture


ISBN: 9780500052082 Category:

Richard T. Neer


Celebrated for its abundant illustrations and accessible voice, Art & Archaeology of the Greek World arrives in its second edition with more coverage of the earliest Bronze Age and latest Hellenistic periods, and increased archaeological context; the picture of ancient Greek art is expanded to help readers better understand how the subject connects to, and reflects, the historical developments of the time. Richard Neer’s clear chronological narrative takes readers through the artistic developments in Greek culture from the Minoans to the Roman conquest. We learn about how art was made and used, and how it can offer a window into the changing social and cultural world of ancient Greece.

Still the most visually led book on the subject, the text is supported with highquality photographs, reconstructions, maps and plans that help build a vibrant picture of the ancient world. Each chapter begins with a chronology and map, situating the reader in time and place as we follow the development of an ancient visual culture that still influences us today.

Additional information

Weight 1996 g
Dimensions 22.2 x 28.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 31 January 2019
Number of pages 408
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.2 x 28.2 cm
Weight 1996 g


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