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Papers on Classical Art and Archaeology Presented to Sir John Boardman

Gocha Tsetskhladze, A. J. N. W. Prag, Professor A M Snodgrass

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A collection of essays, written by friends and former colleagues, presented to Sir John Boardman and reflecting his enthusiasm and love for the art of Ancient Greece


The idea of circumnavigation suggested by the title of this volume of essays presented to one of the world’s leading Classical archaeologists conjures up the sense of excitement associated with a voyage of discovery.

Over 40 friends, colleagues and former doctoral students whose work was supervised by John Boardman during his time as Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford University (1978-1994) have contributed essays on topics close to his heart. Now holding academic posts worldwide, they all recall with pleasure the enthusiasm and encouragement of their former teacher, whose range of publications on the art of ancient Greece is second to none.

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'Sure to be something of interest here to almost every reader working in the field of classical art, archaeology, or history'
Classical Review

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 25.9 x 18.8 cm

Extent: 416 pp

Illustrations: 188

Publication date: 28 February 2000

ISBN: 9780500050972

About the Author

Gocha R. Tsetskhladze is a Georgian-born classical archaeologist who has studied in the Ukraine, Russia and England. He has taught at the University of London and Melbourne University.

AJNW (John) Prag works at the Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester. AJNW (John) has worked on aspects of facial reconstruction and on Greek vases and mythology.

Anthony McElrea Snodgrass FBA is an academic and archaeologist noted for his work on Archaic Greece.