Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2015

360 Pages | 85 illus.


ISBN: 9780199369072

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Ashes, Images, and Memories

The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

Nathan T. Arrington

  • The first history of the art and archaeology of the war dead in fifth-century Athens across private, civic, and sacred spaces.
  • Beautifully illustrated with 85 photographs and drawings
  • Rare examination of public versus private art in Athens
  • Focuses on material culture, in its ritual and spatial contexts, rather than just literary sources