From Pergamon to Sperlonga : sculpture and context / edited by Nancy T. de Grummond and Brunilde S. Ridgway.

"This volume brings together the work of leading scholars on two of the most important yet puzzling extant ensembles of Hellenistic Age sculpture: the Great Altar at Pergamon, with its Gigantomachy and scenes from the life of Telephos, and the Cave at Sperlonga in Italy, with its epic themes co...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Corporate Author: Langford Conference of the Department of Classics
Other Authors: De Grummond, Nancy Thomson. Ridgway, Brunilde Sismondo, 1929-
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Series:Hellenistic culture and society ; 34.
Table of Contents:
  • Culture as policy: the Attalids of Pergamon / Erich S. Gruen
  • Pergamo ara marmorea magna: on the date, reconstruction and functions of the great altar of Pergamon / Andrew Stewart
  • Pergamon to Hierapolis: from theatrical "altar" to religious theater / Mary C. Sturgeon
  • The Sperlonga sculptures: the current state of research / Brunilde S. Ridgway
  • The phantom of Rhodian school of sculpture / J.J. Pollitt
  • Odysseus at Sperlonga: Hellenistic hero or Roman heroic foil? / H. Anne Weis
  • Pergamon and Sperlonga: a historian's reactions / Peter Green
  • Ubiquitous barbarians: representations of the Gauls at Pergamon and elsewhere / John R. Marszal
  • Pergamene influences on Etruscan Hellenistic art / Stephan Steingräber
  • Gauls and giants, Skylla and the Palladion: some responses / Nancy T. de Grummond.