Art and Archaeology of Antiquity Volume IV, Hardback Book

Art and Archaeology of Antiquity Volume IV Hardback


The last part of the four-volume series which aims to make available the most important studies of Cornelius Vermuele the former curator of Classical Art at the Boston Museum of Fine Art.

This volume spans the years between 1985 and 1995 and includes a wide range of studies on broad themes and specific works of art, mainly in American collections.

The many subjects include: the Hellenistic East, Nero's Golden House, Roman Ostia, funerary monuments, the end of ancient art in Egypt, Pheidias, the Severan dynasty, Troy and Germanicus Caesar.

Contents: Preface Perceptions of the Trojan Wars in the Fenway: the Creeping Odysseus From the Pelopennesus to Pergamon and Beyond: The Weary Herakles of Lysippos Nero, Otho and the Golden House Roman Ostia.

Sarcophagus Figural Pillars: From Asia Minor to Corinth to Rome Graeco-Roman Asia Minor to Renaissance Italy Greek Sculpture in Miniature from Roman Patrons Medallic and Marble Memorials: Mint to Mausoleum in Victorian America The End of Ancient Art in Egypt: Connections with the Holy Land The God Apollo, A Ceremonial Table with Griffins, and a Votive Basin Archaic Art, General Outline and Considerations, Historical, Geographic, and Aesthetic The Theodore Roosevelt Era: The Gold Coins and Major Sculptures of Augustus Saint-Gaudens Athena of the Parthenon by Pheidias: A Graeco-Roman Replica of the Roman Imperial Period Small Statues in the Greek World The Crusader (Lusignan) Kingdom of Cyprus: Echoes in the Fenway Roman Portraits in Egyptian Colored Stones Hermes, Protector of Shepherds at Salamis and Kourion From Tarentum to Troy and on to Tunisia: Homeric Survivals in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds Protesilaos: First to Fall at Troy and Hero in Northern Greece and Beyond The Rise of the Severan Dynasty in the East: Young Caracalla, about the Year 205, as Helios-Sol Matidia the Elder, a Pivotal Woman at the Height of Roman Imperial Power Greek Sculpture, Roman Sculpture and American Taste: The Mirror of Mount Auburn Neon Ilion and Ilium Novum: Kings, Soldiers, Citizens and Tourists at Classical Troy Greek and Roman Portraits and Near-Portraits in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston The Heavenly Twins: Castor and Pollux, Marching toward the Middle Ages A Portrait of Germanicus Caesar Index.




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