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Publication Date: 2012
Series: Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology
- Second edition is updated and revised throughout, showcasing the latest research and fresh theoretical approaches in classical archaeology
- Includes brand new essays on ancient Greek and Roman art in a modern context
- Designed to encourage critical thinking about the interpretation of ancient material culture and the role of modern perceptions 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 only between the two ancient cultures, but between scholars from different historiographic and methodological traditions
- Includes maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and short editorial introductions to each chapter
Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of King's College. His recent books include Archaic and Classical Greek Art (1998), Greek Historical Inscriptions 404–323 B.C. (with P. J. Rhodes, 2003), Greek History (2004), Athens and Athenian Democracy (2010) and The History Written on the Classical Greek Body (2011).