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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Utopian Communities

Peter J. Hollida.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 10795 words.

The alienating milieu of modern industrial life in the Gilded Age compelled Americans to search for more authentic lives. Many of those longing for physical, intellectual, and spiritual...

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Patronage

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 3298 words.

1. Greek.

(i) Architecture. (ii) Sculpture, painting and other arts.

(i) Architecture.

Communities, not individuals, commissioned monumental

Rhamnous

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 490 words.

Site of Ancient Greek culture on the north-east coast of Attica. It was one of the rural demes (communities) of

Tiny Bodies for Intimate Worlds

Mireia López-Bertran and Jaime Vives-Ferrándiz.

in The Tiny and the Fragmented

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 9064 words.

This chapter seeks to understand the material and corporeal significance of human figurines through a comparative examination of two ritual contexts from Iron Age Iberia: the cave...

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Houses and Gardens before World War II

Peter J. Hollida.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 13049 words.

The character of the settlers and their aspirations ensured that the house became the dominant architectural form in Southern California. Starting with Beaux-Arts houses built by oligarchs...

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“Calitopia”

Peter J. Holliday.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 13795 words.

This chapter examines how the classicizing Beaux-Arts architecture at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago inspired Southland communities to fashion civic identities. California...

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Mass Ashes

Nathan T. Arrington.

in Ashes, Images, and Memories

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 15383 words.

This chapter evaluates changes in the spectacle of the corpse in fifth-century Athens. It describes private burial of the war dead in the sixth century and contrasts it with public burial...

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Introduction

Tonio Hölscher.

in Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 4853 words.

The societies of ancient Greek city-states can be defined as communities of “immediate acting” in which all social interaction is brought about in the presence of its members. In this...

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Spectacles en plein air

Peter J. Hollida.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 13652 words.

This chapter explores how some of the communities discussed in Chapter 5 joined with colleges, civic organizations, and commercial ventures to produce pageants and spectacles to promote...

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Private Engagement with Civic Death

Nathan T. Arrington.

in Ashes, Images, and Memories

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 11971 words.

This chapter begins by tracing the contours of an atmosphere of restraint in the fifth century. The community placed social restrictions on personal representation, but it needed leaders,...

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Epilogue

Robert Germany.

in Mimetic Contagion

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 2118 words.

This epilogue looks briefly at a story told by Lucian about a performance of Euripides’ Andromeda in Abdera that led to a mass epidemic, following which the Abderites could only speak in...

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Representation

Tonio Hölscher.

in Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 16531 words.

Regarding the role of images in social life, three fundamental categories are to be distinguished: representation, decor, and objects of discourses. Representation was a major aim, because...

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Ashes, Images, and Memories

Nathan T. Arrington.

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 360 pages.

This book argues that the institution of public burial for the war dead and images of the deceased in civic and sacred spaces fundamentally changed how people conceived of military...

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Conclusion

Nathan T. Arrington.

in Ashes, Images, and Memories

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 5107 words.

claartHistory of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The trajectory of this book, from public spaces to increasingly intimate media, has revealed the variety of ways in...

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Tiny and Fragmented Votive Offerings from Classical Antiquity

Jessica Hughes.

in The Tiny and the Fragmented

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 8948 words.

This chapter addresses tiny and fragmented votive offerings from the ancient Greco-Roman world. The first half of the chapter surveys different kinds of votive fragmentation, ranging from...

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Salona

Franz Rickert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 1051 words.

[anc. Colonia Martia Iulia Salona; Salonae; now Solin]

Site in Dalmatia, Croatia, at the mouth of the River Jadro, 5 km north-east of Split. Since the site of the Roman town...

Olynthos

Nicholas Cahill.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 1531 words.

[Olynthus]

Site of an ancient Greek city on the Chalcidian peninsula in northern Greece. It provides some of the best examples of houses and the most complete plan of a Classical...

Nerva, the Senate and People of Rome, and Italy

Nathan T. Elkins.

in The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History. 16262 words.

The most intensively studied images on Nerva’s coins are his bronze coins that denote specific aspects of the emperor’s policy. These speak directly to Nerva’s domestic agenda and his...

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Rhamnous

M. M. Miles.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 484 words.

Site of Ancient Greek culture on the north-east coast of Attica. It was one of the rural demes (communities) of the city state of Athens and flourished from about the 6th century bc to...

Delos

Philippe Bruneau and Jean Marcadé.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 5885 words.

Small Greek island (5 sq. km) in the Cyclades. It was inhabited at least as early as the 3rd millennium bc and throughout antiquity was one of the most important religious and trading...