ART, ARCHAEOLOGY & NUMISMATICS





 

Hellenistic Architecture: An Introductory Study. Theodore Fyfe.

A richly illustrated work which explains the elements and birth of Hellenistic architecture. Examples are selected from all parts of the Hellenistic world which demonstrate the adaptability and grace of Hellenistic architectural styles. For many years a standard reference on the subject for archeologists and scholars of art and architecture. ISBN 0-89005-026-0. 216pp + ills. Pb. $20.00

Pliny the Elder. The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art. 3rd ed. Ed. and translated by K. Jex-Blake and Eugenie Sellers.

A reissue of another basic reference work for the history of Greek sculpture much in demand since 1896. Updated with a new introduction and select bibliography (1896-1965 and 1965-1974) by Raymond V. Schoder, S.J. Pliny's original text is accompanied by facing translations in English and interpreted with long commentaries on those ancient sculptures which have been identified on the basis of his references and descriptions. "Although Schoder calls his Supplementary Bibliography select, he includes anything of importance done in the area of Pliny's passages on art." American Journal of Archaeology. ISBN 0-89005-055-4. c + 252pp Pb. $35.00

A Handbook to the Palace of Minos at Knossos. J. D. S. Pendlebury.

The standard reference work on the palace of the legendary Minoan king. There are numerous illustrations of the site. ISBN 0-89005-312-X. viii + 73pp Pb. $10.00

The Archaic Style in Greek Sculpture. 2nd ed. Brunilde S. Ridgway.

Originally published in 1977, Professor Ridgway has presented archeologists and students of Greek sculpture with a completely revised and updated edition of her original work written in a clear and lively style. Archaic Style is copiously noted at the end of each chapter. A must have for anyone interested in the development of Greek sculpture. ISBN 0-89005-516-5. xxviii + 498pp + 192 illus. Pb. $55.00

A Geographic Lexicon of Greek Coin Inscriptions. A. Florance.

The first American publication of this handy lexicon identifying both the abbreviated and complete ethnics (inscriptions) of the Greek city-states inscribed on their coins, most of which are not found in the usual Greek lexicons. Each has an indication of the general area in which the city was located, and in the case of the Greek Imperial issues, the province of the Roman Empire. With maps of ancient Greece and Rome plus lists of cities which issued anepigraphic coins and coins with bilingual inscriptions. A basic tool for any student of Greek archeology and philology and the numismatist. ISBN 0-89005-232-8. 104pp Pb. $12.50

Historical Greek Coins. George F. Hill.

An excellent and methodical numismatic commentary on the high-lights of the history of ancient Greece from the rise of archaic Greece to the Persian Wars, from the brilliance of the Athenian Empire to its downfall in the Peloponnesian War and the decline of the city-states. Coins illuminate history most vividly here and illustrate the growth of Alexander's empire and the history of the Hellenistic states and kingdoms until their final conquest by Rome. ISBN 0-89005-064-3. xviii + 181pp + 13pll Hb. $25.00

Corpus of the Ancient Coins of Athens. J. Svoronos.

Painstakingly compiled over many years, this is the only complete, authoritative catalog of all the coins of Athens in gold, silver and bronze from the 7th c. BC through Roman times. All known varieties pictured and numbered for instant identification. Translation and reprint of the very rare 1924 edition. Excellent plates. English and French text. ISBN 0-89005-010-4. 60pp + 228pll Hb. $65.00

Christodoulos the Counterfeiter. J. Svoronos.

A complete catalog of the counterfeit Greek coins produced by the master craftsman Constantine Christodoulos. The illustrations are superior to any previous edition. An indispensable reference work for both collectors and dealers. All pieces are pictured. English and French text. ISBN 0-89005-040-6. 38pp + 17pl Pb. $10.00

Ancient Greek Numerical Systems. M. N. Tod with a Prefatory Note by Joseph Breslin.

No Classical or historical bibliography had an entry until now for a book examining the Ancient Greek Numerical Systems. Epigraphical hand-books and introductory works, when referring to this subject, listed the hard-to-find articles published by Marcus Niebuhr Tod from 1911 to 1954. ISBN 0-89005-290-5. vii + 105pp Pb. $20.00

Epigraphical Notes on Greek Coinage. M. N. Tod.

Marcus Niebuhr Tod, in a series of articles entitled "Epigraphical Notes on Greek Coinage" which appeared in Numismatic Chronicle between 1945-1960, assembled and evaluated the evidence provided by Greek inscriptions for the study of Greek coins.

Ares has decided to bring together these important articles, and also to reproduce the pamphlet issued by Tod's friends and colleagues on his seventieth birthday. This pamphlet included Tod's bibliography up to the year 1948, which we have augmented with addenda up to the year 1960 from l'Année Philologique. ISBN 0-89005-319-7. 128pp Pb. $20.00

Western and Provincial Byzantine Coins in the British Museum. Vandals, Ostrogoths, Lombards and the Empire of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond. Warwick Wroth.

The third volume in the corpus of Byzantine coins in the British Museum encompassing the coinage of the western mints imitating Byzantine issues and the coinages of the "splinter" empires which arose after the Crusaders' conquest of Constantinople in 1204. ISBN 0-89005-519-X. xcvi + 344pp + 42pll Hb. OOS


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