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Athena Polias, Panathenaia, and the Peplos

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

in Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses certain aspects of the Panathenaia, including its aitia, and some aspects of the cult of Athena Polias. A central focus of the investigations is the offering of the peplos to ... More


Symmetry in Crystallography: Understanding the International Tables

Paolo Radaelli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199550654
eISBN:
9780191775093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550654.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides a simple but rigorous introduction to crystallographic symmetry, up to the point where understanding and using the ‘International Tables for Crystallography’ (ITC) becomes ... More


‘The Last Poor Plunder from a Bleeding Land’

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A rich harvest resulted from the first excavations on the Acropolis, since under Parthenon's west end, sizeable figures of the west pediment were found by the diggers which were likely to have been ... More


Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

Robert Parker (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Moving out from a particular problem about a particular Athenian festival, this book investigates central questions concerning Athenian festivals and the myths that underlay them. It examines the ... More


The Political Process in the Public Festival: The Panathenaic Festival of Athens

Jenifer Neils

in Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

The Panathenaic festival held in honor of Athena in her eponymous city is usually presented synchronically with little discussion of how it developed over the many centuries of its existence (566 bc ... More


The Frieze Concept & Draft

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.9
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter argues that the designers of the frieze of the Column of Marcus Aurelius did not face the same challenge as did the designer of the frieze of Trajan's Column. The designers of the frieze ... More


Carving the Frieze

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.10
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter shows how it seems an impossible task to determine how many men worked on carving the frieze of the Column of Marcus Aurelius. The most powerful method of determining the number of ... More


Viewing the Column

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.13
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter has a different focus and asks a more problematic question: What did the column mean? For the modern viewer, the main message of the column at first seems to be contained in the frieze: ... More


Epilogue The Columns of Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, & Arcadius

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.14
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter shows how the Romans saw things differently than we do today. When looking at the Column of Marcus Aurelius, the modern observer usually thinks first about the remarkable helical frieze, ... More


Dreams of Transcendence, Fantasies of Control: Gustav Klimt

Kevin C. Karnes

in A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the work of an anomalous Secessionist, Gustav Klimt, whose principal concern was not social reform but psychological or spiritual transformation. It argues that some of Klimt's ... More


Frieze patterns and frieze groups

Paolo G. Radaelli

in Symmetry in Crystallography: Understanding the International Tables

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199550654
eISBN:
9780191775093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550654.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Friezes are two dimensional patterns that are repetitive in one dimension. They have been employed by essentially all human cultures to create ornamentations on buildings, textiles, metalwork, ... More


Wallpaper (plane) groups

Paolo G. Radaelli

in Symmetry in Crystallography: Understanding the International Tables

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199550654
eISBN:
9780191775093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550654.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Plane groups describe the symmetry of patterns that are repetitive in two dimensions, such as wallpaper patterns and a variety of other decorative motifs on textiles, mosaics, and other art forms. ... More


Imperial Architecture

Edmund Thomas

in Monumentality and The Roman Empire: Architecture in the Antonine Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199288632
eISBN:
9780191917684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199288632.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

From ancient Egypt to the present day, the colossal size of buildings has been considered to reflect political power. For Herodotus, architecture was an expression of dominion; the Periclean ... More


Modernity and Antiquity: ‘smite the sounding bollox’

J. Alison Rosenblitt

in E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at Cummings’ responses to antiquity and modernity framed in terms of aliveness and deadness. I look at Cummings’ theories of art, with a particular focus on his response to Greek ... More


Introduction

Mailan S. Doquang

in The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190631796
eISBN:
9780190631826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631796.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book offers new perspectives on the role of vegetal ornament in medieval church design by focusing on an extensive series of foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments. It demonstrates ... More


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