Item description for Transfigurations of Hellenism: Aspects of Late Antique Art in Egypt, AD 250-700 (Probleme der Agyptologie) by Laszlo Torok...
This book deals with the architecture and visual arts in late antiqueearly Byzantine Egypt as an organic part of the art of the Mediterranean region in the period between the 3rd and 8th centuries. The richly illustrated book discusses the survival and transformations of Hellenistic themes and forms in the Roman and late antique periods. It also presents a history of Coptic art history.
Readership: All those interested in the history of late antique and early Byzantine art, the history of Egypt in the period between the 3rd and 8th centuries, and the transformations of Hellenistic culture in the Roman and late antique world.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.5 lbs.
Release Date May 30, 2005
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004143327 ISBN13 9789004143326