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Votive Reliefs

Votive Reliefs (Hardback)

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This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats the history of their discovery, their production and workmanship, iconography, and function. A large part of the study is devoted to discussion of the original contexts of the reliefs, in an attempt to determine their relationship to shrines in the vicinity and to investigate what they can tell us about the character of religious activity in the vicinity of the Agora. The work will be an important reference for historians of Greek art as well as of Greek religion.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CEPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsOther non-Christian religionsAncient religions & mythologies Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens Publication Date: 28/05/2017 ISBN-13: 9780876612385  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Carol L. Lawton is Professor of Art History at Lawrence University.

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