Olympian Gods : from the Dresden sculpture collection
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Contributors
Philipp, Michael, 1962- editor.
Koja, Stephan, writer of foreword.
Westheider, Ortrud, writer of foreword.
Ewald, Björn Christian, contributor.
Knoll, Kordelia, contributor.
Published
Muunich : Prestel, [2018].
Status
Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
733.3 OLYMP

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Format
Book
Physical Desc
94 pages : colour illustrations ; 31 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9783791358284, 3791358286

Notes

General Note
Barberini Studies edited by Stephan Koja, Michael Philipp and Ortrud Westheider.
General Note
Published to accompany an exhibition held at Museum Barberini, Potsdam, Germany, 17th November 2018-17th February 2019.
General Note
Also published in German.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 90-93).
Description
Featuring ancient Greek and Roman sculpture, this book explores the history and legacy of ancient statues of Olympian gods. For people in ancient Greece, ornately and imposingly fashioned statues depicting the gods symbolized power or ideal beauty. During the Roman Empire, when sculptors copied Greek models, the sculptures conveyed an aura of education and scholarship. This volume showcases antique sculptures that represent the most important Greek Olympian gods. Culled from the collection of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, one of the most important collections of antiquities, this book features objects ranging from the 6th century B.C.E. to the 4th century C.E. The sculptures express the Greek ideal of beauty and the remarkable creative powers of these artists as well as the evolving ways gods were portrayed--from solemn and religiously formal to natural and graceful figures.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Philipp, M., Koja, S., Westheider, O., Ewald, B. C., Knoll, K., & Wetzig, S. (2018). Olympian Gods: from the Dresden sculpture collection . Prestel.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michael Philipp et al.. 2018. Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection. Muunich: Prestel.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michael Philipp et al.. Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection Muunich: Prestel, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Philipp, Michael, et al. Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection Prestel, 2018.

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