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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (VII)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  8/11/17) Response: J. J. Pollitt It would be appropriate to the taste and style of the Hellenistic Age if Martin Robertson and I were to confront and challenge one another with radically different views of Hellenistic art. … Continue reading

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (VI)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  24/09/16) Eumenes’ Athena is an example of one kind of statue with a religious affiliation which could hardly have been made before the Hellenistic period: the adaptation of a classical cult-figure (originally designed to be approached down … Continue reading

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  27/12/15) WHAT IS HELLENISTIC ?ABOUT HELLENISTIC ART MARTIN ROBERTSON   (TO BE CONTINUED) Notes SOURCE  © 1993 The Regents of the University of California

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  2/04/15) Response: Frank Holt Beyond the narrow confines of the old Balkan city-states, the enormous Hellenistic world was essentially a frontier society. Not only along the hinterlands of that world, but even in the urban heartlands of … Continue reading

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/12/14) 2. The Hellenistic Fringe: The Case of Meroë S. M. Burstein Interaction between Greek and non-Greek cultures is one of the constants of Greek history, and never was it more intense than in the Hellenistic period. … Continue reading

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 19/06/14) 1. The Macedonian Imprint on the Hellenistic World N. G. L. Hammond Monarchy is a red rag to a republican, and I suppose there are republicans among you today. Greeks too thought poorly of monarchy. Even … Continue reading

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HELLENISTIC ANOTHER PERIOD FOR HELLENISM’S IDEALS (I)

Hellenistic History and Culture Introduction: New Approaches to the Hellenistic World Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making. … Continue reading

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