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Horse in Ancient Greek Art (Hardcover) (Nicole Stribling & Peter Schertz)

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A unique illustrated book, focusing on the significance of the horse in ancient Greek culture 

Horses were revered in ancient Greece as symbols of wealth, power, and status. On stunning black- and red-figure vases, in sculpture, and in other media, Greek artists depicted the daily care of horses, chariot and horseback races, scenes of combat, and mythological horse-hybrids such as satyrs and the winged Pegasus.
 
This richly illustrated and handsomely designed volume includes over 80 objects showing scenes of ancient equestrian life. Essays by notable scholars of ancient Greek art and archaeology explore the indelible presence and significance horses occupied in numerous facets of ancient Greek culture, including myth, war, sport, and competition, shedding new light on horsemanship from the 8th through the 4th century BCE. 
Number of Pages: 145
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Nicole Stribling & Peter Schertz
Language: English
Street Date: October 17, 2017
TCIN: 53027331
UPC: 9780300230574
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-3286
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