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Myth and allegory in ancient art

R. P. Hinks

Myth and allegory in ancient art

by R. P. Hinks

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Published by Kraus Reprint in Nendeln, Liechtenstein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art and mythology,
  • Symbolism,
  • Allegory,
  • Mythology,
  • Art, Greek,
  • Art, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAllegory in ancient art.
    Statement[by] Roger Hinks.
    SeriesStudies of Warburg Institute, edited by Fritz Saxl. v.6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. leaves, 135 p. 32 pl.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23372201M

      This book presents the impact and reception of classical Greek and Roman myths, as they have been represented from antiquity to the present. The mythological characters are discussed as their stories were represented by ancient authors and artists, then followed through the following millennia as they have been represented in the art, literature, philosophy, music, .   Featuring selections from the massive Kirk Edward Long Collection of 16th-century prints, Myth, Allegory, Faith illuminates the development of the Mannerist style in Italy, tracing its dissemination and adaptation for both secular and religious purposes and following its eventual transformation into the Baroque style at the end of the century. The volume includes works Author: Bernardine Barnes, Jonathan Bober, Patricia Emison.

    Book: Introduction to Art - Design, Context, and Meaning (Sachant et al.) Symbolism and Iconography in Mythology and Storytelling; Symbolism refers to the use of specific figural or naturalistic images, or abstracted graphic signs that hold shared meaning within a group. Heracles, Greek Herakles, Roman Hercules, one of the most famous Greco-Roman legendary ionally, Heracles was the son of Zeus and Alcmene (see Amphitryon), granddaughter of swore that the next son born of the Perseid house should become ruler of Greece, but—by a trick of Zeus’s jealous wife, Hera—another child, the sickly .

    The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. The Mythology of the Ara Pacis Augustae: Iconography and Symbolism (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Mythology of the Ara Pacis Augustae: Iconography and Symbolism. Innumerable postclassical works of art are based on Ovid's full account in Book 10 of the Metamorphoses, Adonis is an Asiatic vegetation deity, the consort of the goddess of creative Nature (Astarte being one of her many names in the East), who dies each year and is resurrected. Sappho (ca. B.C.) refers to his death and the mourning of.


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MYTH AND ALLEGORY IN ANCIENT ART Hardcover – January 1, by Roger Hinks (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Reprint of the first edition published by the Warburg Institute. Part of the series Studies of the Warburg Institute no. 6 Author: Roger Hinks. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hinks, R.P.

(Roger Packman), Myth Myth and allegory in ancient art book allegory in ancient art. Nendeln: Kraus Reprint, Genre/Form: Myths: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hinks, R.P.

(Roger Packman), Myth and allegory in ancient art. London, The Warburg institute. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Art and mythology. Symbolism in art. Art, Greek. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. "These three lectures on Myth and allegory in ancient art were originally delivered at the Warburg Institute in the summer of The text now published is somewhat expanded; references in footnotes have been provided; and a separate introduction is intended to deal more fully with aspects of the problem which could only be hinted at in the.

Myth and allegory in ancient art. Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint. MLA Citation. Hinks, R. Myth and allegory in ancient art / [by] Roger Hinks Kraus Reprint Nendeln, Liechtenstein Australian/Harvard Citation. Hinks, R. Myth and allegory in ancient art / [by] Roger Hinks Kraus Reprint Nendeln, Liechtenstein.

Wikipedia. Publisher, The Warburg Institute, London Paperback, sewn sections, no dust-jacket, pp. + 32 b/w illus. Condition, Used - Good, Bound in soft-grey boards with black lettering to front cover, spine a little crushed otherwise a sound copy.

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