Journals Higher Education

$105.00

Hardcover

Published: 02 April 2017

304 Pages | 8 color plates & 33 black-and-white illus.

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198759300


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Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World

Object Lessons

Carolyn Higbie

  • Incorporates discussion of both artistic and textual forgeries, enabling broader conclusions to be reached about the significance of forgery
  • Draws meaningful parallels with other cultures and times, contextualizing discussion and allowing readers to form useful analogies
  • Supplements detailed written descriptions with extensive illustrations throughout the text
  • Offers translations of all Greek and Latin texts in order to make the book accessible to readers at all levels of proficiency
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