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Title Sicily : art and invention between Greece and Rome / edited by Claire L. Lyons, Michael Bennett, Clemente Marconi ; with Alexandra Sofroniew.

Imprint Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2013.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.378 SIC    Available
Description xxi, 254 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition Sicily: art & invention between Greece and Rome, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu, from April 3 to August 19, 2013; at the Cleveland Museum of Art from September 30, 2013 to January 5, 2014; and at Palazzo Ajutamicristo, Palermo, from February 14 to June 15, 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-244) and index.
Contents Introduction -- History, cultural politics, and identity -- History of Sicily, 480-211 B.C. / Carmine Ampolo -- Focus: the fallen heroes of Himera / Stefano Vassallo -- Focus: a unique coin of Aitna / François de Callataÿ -- Hellenistic kingship in Sicily: patronage and politics under Agathokles and Hieron II / Caroline Veit -- Ethnic identity in Sicily: Greeks and non-Greeks / Francesca Spatafora -- Focus: the gold phiale of Damarchos / Pier Giovanni Guzzo -- Religion and mythology -- The cult of Demeter and Kore between tradition and innovation / Caterina Greco -- Focus: the sanctuary at San Francesco Bisconti / Enrico Caruso -- Focus: the goddess from the Morgantina / Clemente Marconi -- Greek myth and religion in the Sicilian context / Monica de Cesare -- Focus: Herakles Cafeo / Nicola Bonacasa -- Sikeliote culture in art and literature -- Rivalry, competition, and promotion: cities and citizens of Sicily in the sanctuaries of Greece / Gianfranco Adornato -- Focus: the Mozia charioteer / Maria Luisa Famà -- Imaginary kings: visions of monarchy in Sicilian literature from Pindar to Theokritos / Kathryn Morgan -- Focus: Priapos / Malcolm Bell III -- Infinite variety: ancient Greek drama in Sicily / Kathryn Bosher -- Focus: Perseus and Andromeda in Agrigento / Fabio Caruso -- Hellenism and its legacy -- Science in Syracuse: Archimedes in place / Reviel Netz -- Focus: the Archimedes palimpsest / William Noel -- Focus: Archimedes' genius / Michael Bennett -- The Roman conquest of Sicily and its consequences / Gabriela Cirucci -- Focus: Morgantina's silver treasure / Malcolm Bell III -- Sicilian art and archaeology in the Classical and Hellenistic periods -- Classical Greek architecture in Sicily / Margaret M. Miles -- Sculpture in Sicily from the age of the tyrants to the reign of Hieron II / Clemente Marconi -- Focus: the bronze ram of Castello Maniace / Agata Villa -- The art of coinage / Carmen Arnold-Biucchi -- Aglamata ek pelou: aspects of coroplastic art in Classical and Hellenistic Sicily / Maria Lucia Ferruzza -- Hellenistic tradition in the mural painting of ancient Sicily / Alessandra Merra -- Sicilian red-figure vase painting / Sebastiano Barresi.
Subject Greeks -- Italy -- Sicily -- History -- Exhibitions.
Arts, Classical -- Italy -- Sicily -- Exhibitions.
Sicily (Italy) -- History -- To 800 -- Exhibitions.
Sicily (Italy) -- Civilization -- Greek influences -- Exhibitions.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C. -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Lyons, Claire L., 1955-
Bennett, Michael J., 1959-
Marconi, Clemente, 1966-
J. Paul Getty Museum.
Cleveland Museum of Art.
Palazzo Ajutamicristo (Palermo, Italy)
ISBN 9781606061336 hardcover
160606133X hardcover

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