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Art in the Hellenistic World
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Table of Contents

1. Settlement; 2. Power; 3. Victory; 4. Benefaction; 5. Prowess; 6. Wisdom; 7. Piety; 8. Desire; 9. Luxury; 10. Difference; 11. Death; 12. Reception.

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This book offers a new thematic, contextualized, and richly illustrated approach to art of the Hellenistic world (c.330-30 BC).

About the Author

Andrew Stewart is Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology and Nicholas C. Petris Professor of Greek Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also Curator of Mediterranean Archaeology at Berkeley's Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology. He has taught at the University of Cambridge, the University of Otago (New Zealand), and Columbia University. A member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Deutsches Archaologisches Institut, and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, he has received fellowships and grants from the Guggenheim and Getty Foundations, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He is the author of Greek Sculpture: An Exploration (1990), which won the George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, and of Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art (2006), which was a finalist for the Runciman Prize for the best book of the year on a Hellenic topic.

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'Arranging his material with far-reaching originality by key preoccupations in Hellenistic art - power, victory, benefaction, prowess, wisdom, piety, desire, luxury, difference and death - Stewart brilliantly contextualizes and analyzes its wealth. He offers a fascinating and reliable study for our times and beyond, wearing his magisterial learning lightly and wittily.' Graham Zanker, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
'Intelligent, erudite, even humorous, Andrew Stewart's stimulating book on Hellenistic art pays close attention to ancient sources and contexts and does much to illuminate the art of this multicultural period.' Mary Sturgeon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
'Andrew Stewart deftly weaves together literature, history, politics and visual culture to create a vivid and arresting account of Hellenistic art that is at once erudite and accessible. A good book makes one see the subject anew, and this is exactly what Stewart achieves - a portrait of Hellenistic art for the twenty-first century.' Susan Rotroff, Washington University, St Louis
'Arguments are presented clearly, and the layout is handled deftly. It is a joy to read.' John Griffiths Pedley, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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