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Augustan Culture - Galinsky, Karl
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1998, ISBN: 9780691058900

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Paperback, 0691058903., Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, Augustus Caesar|Social & Cultural|Roman History, Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). Laminate lifting to spine and edges of wraps (as published? ); Grand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 B. C. To A. D. 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history. Although much research has been done on individual facets of Augustan culture, Karl Galinsky's book is the first in decades to present a unified overview, one that brings together political and social history, art, literature, architecture, and religion. Weaving analysis and narrative throughout a richly illustrated text, Galinsky provides not only an enjoyable account of the major ideas of the age, but also an interpretation of the creative tensions and contradictions that made for its vitality and influence. Galinsky draws on source material ranging from coins and inscriptions to the major works of poetry and art, and challenges the schematic concepts and dichotomies that have commonly been applied to Augustan culture. He demonstrates that this culture was neither monolithic nor the mere result of one man's will. Instead it was a nuanced process of evolution and experimentation. Augustan culture had many contributors, as Galinsky demonstrates, and their dynamic interactions resulted in a high point of creativity and complexity that explains the transcendence of the Augustan age. Far from being static, its sophisticated literary and artistic monuments call for the active response and involvement of the reader and viewer even today.; 496 pages., [PU: Princeton University Press]

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Grand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 B.C. to A.D. 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history. Although much research has been done on individual facets of Augustan culture, Karl Galinsky's book is the first in decades to present a unified overview, one that brings together political and social history, art, literature, architecture, and religion. Weaving analysis and narrative throughout a richly illustrated text, Galinsky provides not only an enjoyable account of the major ideas of the age, but also an interpretation of the creative tensions and contradictions that made for its vitality and influence. Galinsky draws on source material ranging from coins and inscriptions to the major works of poetry and art, and challenges the schematic concepts and dichotomies that have commonly been applied to Augustan culture. He demonstrates that this culture was neither monolithic nor the mere result of one man's will. Instead it was a nuanced process of evolution and experimentation. Augustan culture had many contributors, as Galinsky demonstrates, and their dynamic interactions resulted in a high point of creativity and complexity that explains the transcendence of the Augustan age. Far from being static, its sophisticated literary and artistic monuments call for the active response and involvement of the reader and viewer even today. Books, [PU: Princeton University Press]

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Grand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 BC to AD 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history.This book presents an overview, one that brings together political and social history, art, literature, architecture, and religion.; Paperback \ Avishai Margalit; Art & Photography > History of art / art & design styles > Ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CE, Princeton University Press

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"An important and fascinating book. The time is right for a work that interweaves Augustan history, literature, and art, and Karl Galinsky is one of the very few scholars who has enough expertise in all three areas to do this successfully ... In sum, "Augustan Culture is a book that makes the reader think and will help shape Augustan studies for the rest of the decade and well beyond."--Diana E. E. Kleiner, Yale University

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780691058900
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0691058903
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Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR
488 Pages
Weight: 0,685 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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