How to recognize the gods and heroes of antiquity
Archetypes of human vices and virtues, the characters of Greek-Roman mythology, literature and history are in a way our worthy ancestors and form the basis of our Western culture. This is why they were so present in art, especially in the Renaissance, then in the Baroque and Neoclassical periods.
This book, devoted to the characters and events of classical mythology and history, allows us to find our way through the multitude of names, symbols, metamorphoses and allegories, and to distinguish mythical and historical figures. It lists all the main characters and myths of antiquity through a lively presentation and iconography rich in more than four hundred images accompanied by comments.
- Dimensions :
- 13,5 x 20 cm
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- Author :
- Impelluso, Lucia