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Charles Martin Robertson 1911–2004

BRIAN A. SPARKES

in Proceedings of the British Academy, 138 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, V

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263938
eISBN:
9780191734236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263938.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

Martin Robertson published the History of Greek Art in 1975, which has continued to hold its place in English language scholarship. It was the culmination of years of patient research that had ... More


Robert Manuel Cook 1909–2000

John Boardman

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Robert Cook was Laurence Reader then Professor in Classical Archaeology at Cambridge University. His Greek Painted Pottery, first published in 1960, was a standard student text and his Greek Art ... More


Lord Elgin and the Marbles

William St. Clair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ever since the sculptures from the Parthenon arrived in England at the beginning of the last century, they have caused controversy. Based on a study of both original records and recent discoveries, ... More


Imitating, Challenging, and Perfecting Nature: The Arts and Alchemy in European Antiquity

in Promethean Ambitions: Alchemy and the Quest to Perfect Nature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226577128
eISBN:
9780226577135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226577135.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the human endeavors of imitating, challenging, and perfecting nature. Greek and Latin literature is filled with admonitory stories of the results of human endeavors to imitate ... More


Conclusion

John Ma

in Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter summarises the main arguments of the book with regards to honorific portraits of the Hellenistic period and places the findings within a broad narrative of the post-Classical ... More


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