The Parthenon Frieze

Book Details

Author  Angelos Delivorrias
Publisher  Melissa Publishing House
Publication Date   December 31, 2004
ISBN  9602042591
Pages  192

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Contents: Issues related to design, carving and chronology, The effects of time and the cruelty of historical fate, The continuity of structures and the coherence of the theme depicted, Organising the presentation, distribution of the narrative units and succession of individual forms, Problems of interpretation and interpretative proposals, The theme of the frieze as the dialectical culmination of the messages emitted by the decoration on the monument as a whole, around the Athenian cult of Athena, the content of the Panathenaea procession and the deeper meaning of the offering of the peplos, stylistic questions and aesthetic approaches.

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