By Tyler Jo Smith,Dimitris Plantzos
- An helpful source for students facing the artwork, fabric tradition and heritage of the post-classical world
- Includes voices from such different fields as artwork background, classical experiences, and archaeology and provides a variety of perspectives to the topic
- Features an cutting edge crew of chapters facing the reception of Greek paintings from the center a while to the present
- Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, in addition to Workshops and Technology
- Includes 4 significant sections: kinds, instances and areas; Contacts and Colonies; pictures and Meanings; Greek paintings: old to Antique
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