The afterlives of Greek sculpture : interaction, transformation, and destruction / Rachel Kousser.

The Afterlives of Greek Sculpture" is the first comprehensive, historical account of the afterlives of ancient Greek monumental sculptures. Whereas scholars have traditionally focused on the creation of these works, Rachel Kousser instead draws on archaeological and textual sources to analyze t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kousser, Rachel Meredith, 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: The Afterlives of Greek Sculptures
  • Part II: Barbaric, Deviant, and Un-Hellenic: Damage to Sculptures and Its Commemoration, 480 BCE-30 BCE
  • Part III. Concluding Material.
  • Dangerous afterlives: the Greek use of "voodoo dolls"
  • Use and abuse: toward an ontology of sculpture in ancient Greece
  • "Barbaric" interactions: the Persian Invasion and its commemoration in early classical Greece
  • Deviant interactions: the mutilation of the herms, oligarchy, and social deviance in the Peloponnesian War Era
  • Collateral damage: injury, reuse, and restoration of funerary monuments in teh late classical to early Hellenistic kerameikos
  • State-Sanctioned violence: altering, warehousing, and destroying leaders' portraits in the Hellenistic era
  • Conclusion: the afterlives of Greek sculptures in the Roman and early Christian eras.