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The Resource Greek Gods in the East : Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia, Ladislav Stančo, Ph. D

Greek Gods in the East : Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia, Ladislav Stančo, Ph. D

Label
Greek Gods in the East : Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia
Title
Greek Gods in the East
Title remainder
Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Ladislav Stančo, Ph. D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book focuses on the fate of the Greek mythological themes, divine and heroic figures, far in the East, primarily in the area of ancient Gandhara and Bactria (today in Uzbekistan). In alphabetic order, it covers primary iconographic schemes, which the art of these areas borrowed from the Hellenistic Mediterranean. We can compare how individual typical depictions of Greek deities changed and accommodated the taste and ideas of the local populace over the centuries. Aside from this, many of the originally Greek mythological characters, including their typical attributes, became, as this book
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Stančo, Ladislav
Dewey number
709.38
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7760
LC item number
.S73 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek, in art
  • Goddesses, Greek, in art
  • Gods, Greek, in art
  • Antiquities
  • Art, Asian
  • Art, Central Asian
  • Art, Hellenstic
  • Asia, Central
  • ART
  • Antiquities
  • Art, Asian
  • Art, Central Asian
  • Art, Hellenistic
  • Goddesses, Greek, in art
  • Goddesses in art
  • Gods, Greek, in art
  • Gods in art
  • Mythology, Greek, in art
  • Asia
  • Central Asia
  • Asia
  • Kunst
  • Götter
  • Griechenland
  • Mythologie
  • Hellenistik
  • Asien
Label
Greek Gods in the East : Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia, Ladislav Stančo, Ph. D
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Definition of the subject; 1.2 Political continuity; 1.3 A note on Kushan chronology; 2 An iconographicanalysis of the Hellenisticsubjects in the artof Gandhara, Bactriaand the adjoining areasof the Kushan Empire; 2.1 General remarks; 2.2 Greek mythological figures in the east; 2.2.1 Adonis; 2.2.2 Aphrodite; 2.2.3 Apollo; 2.2.4 Ares; 2.2.5 Artemis; 2.2.6 Athena; 2.2.7 Atlantes; 2.2.8 Centaur; 2.2.9 Cybele; 2.2.10 Demeter; 2.2.11 Dionysus; 2.2.12 The Dioscuri; 2.2.13 Eros/Cupids; 2.2.14 Harpocrates; 2.2.15 Helios; 2.2.16 Heracles; 2.2.17 Hermes
  • 2.2.18 Nereids2.2.19 Nike; 2.2.20 Poseidon; 2.2.21 River gods; 2.2.22 Sarapis; 2.2.23 Tyche / City goddess; 2.2.24 Zeus; 2.3 Other schemes of Greek origin; 2.3.1 Various themes; 2.3.2 Drinking, dancing and erotic scenes; 2.4 Greek deities identified with Iranian or Indian ones; 2.4.1 Tyche-Hariti-Ardokhsho-Lakshmi; 2.4.2 Heracles-Vajrapani; 2.4.3 Pharro / Panchika / Hermes; 2.4.4 Shiva -- Vesho -- Veshparkar with attributes of Poseidon, Zeus and Heracles; 3 Conclusions; 4 Bibliography
Control code
909909032
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (261 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788024624679
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909909032
Label
Greek Gods in the East : Hellenistic iconographic schemes in Central Asia, Ladislav Stančo, Ph. D
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Definition of the subject; 1.2 Political continuity; 1.3 A note on Kushan chronology; 2 An iconographicanalysis of the Hellenisticsubjects in the artof Gandhara, Bactriaand the adjoining areasof the Kushan Empire; 2.1 General remarks; 2.2 Greek mythological figures in the east; 2.2.1 Adonis; 2.2.2 Aphrodite; 2.2.3 Apollo; 2.2.4 Ares; 2.2.5 Artemis; 2.2.6 Athena; 2.2.7 Atlantes; 2.2.8 Centaur; 2.2.9 Cybele; 2.2.10 Demeter; 2.2.11 Dionysus; 2.2.12 The Dioscuri; 2.2.13 Eros/Cupids; 2.2.14 Harpocrates; 2.2.15 Helios; 2.2.16 Heracles; 2.2.17 Hermes
  • 2.2.18 Nereids2.2.19 Nike; 2.2.20 Poseidon; 2.2.21 River gods; 2.2.22 Sarapis; 2.2.23 Tyche / City goddess; 2.2.24 Zeus; 2.3 Other schemes of Greek origin; 2.3.1 Various themes; 2.3.2 Drinking, dancing and erotic scenes; 2.4 Greek deities identified with Iranian or Indian ones; 2.4.1 Tyche-Hariti-Ardokhsho-Lakshmi; 2.4.2 Heracles-Vajrapani; 2.4.3 Pharro / Panchika / Hermes; 2.4.4 Shiva -- Vesho -- Veshparkar with attributes of Poseidon, Zeus and Heracles; 3 Conclusions; 4 Bibliography
Control code
909909032
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (261 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788024624679
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909909032

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