Présentation de l'éditeur
The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includesupdates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, andtwo new essays on Greek and Roman art. It retains its unique,paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leadingarchaeologists and historians of the classical world.
- Second edition is updated and revised throughout, showcasingthe latest research and fresh theoretical approaches in classicalarchaeology
- Includes brand new essays on ancient Greek and Roman art in amodern context
- Designed to encourage critical thinking about theinterpretation of ancient material culture and the role of modernperceptions in shaping the study of art and archaeology
- Features paired essays one covering the Greek world,the other, the Roman to stimulate a dialogue not onlybetween the two ancient cultures, but between scholars fromdifferent historiographic and methodological traditions
- Includes maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and shorteditorial introductions to each chapter
Quatrième de couverture
Classical archaeology has undergone profound change in recentyears; new theoretical approaches and the development ofcutting–edge methodologies have prompted classical archaeologiststo pose more challenging questions of the extraordinarily rich datawe possess from the ancient Mediterranean world. ClassicalArchaeology
is designed to encourage further critical thinkingabout the role of ancient material culture in Greek and Romansocieties, and the role of modern preoccupations in shaping thestudy of ancient material.
Authored by leading archaeologists and historians of theclassical world, the fully–update second edition of ClassicalArchaeology contains thematic pairs of essays (each paircomprised of one essay from the Greek world and one from the Roman)that explore ideas such as the ancient environment, rurallandscape, urban spaces, cults and rituals, identity and itsmaterial expression, and Mediterranean links with a wider world.Maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and short editorialintroductions to each chapter connect the paired essays and providethe reader with vital background and context. These features, aswell as the editors comprehensive introduction and theirfinal reflective chapter, make Classical Archaeologyindispensable to all students of classical Greece and Rome.
New to second edition:
- Updated and revised throughout, with additionalillustrations
- Includes brand new essays on Greek and Roman art