By Katharina Lorenz

ISBN-10: 0521139724

ISBN-13: 9780521139724

ISBN-10: 052119508X

ISBN-13: 9780521195089

after we try and make feel of images, what will we achieve once we use a selected strategy - and what may well we be lacking or maybe wasting? Empirical experimentation on 3 varieties of mythological imagery - a Classical Greek pot, a frieze from Hellenistic Pergamon and a second-century CE Roman sarcophagus - permits Katharina Lorenz to illustrate how theoretical techniques to photographs (specifically, iconology, semiotics, and photograph reviews) impression the meanings we elicit from Greek and Roman paintings. A advisor to Classical photographs of fantasy, and likewise a serious historical past of Classical archaeology's makes an attempt to provide desiring to photos, this booklet establishes a discussion with the broader box of paintings historical past and proposes a brand new framework for the examine of old visible tradition. it is going to be crucial analyzing not only for college kids of classical artwork heritage and archaeology, yet for a person attracted to the probabilities - and the heritage - of learning visible culture.

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