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Olympic Victor Monuments and Greek Athletic Art Walter Woodburn Hyde

Olympic Victor Monuments and Greek Athletic Art

Walter Woodburn Hyde

Published December 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781410209948
Paperback
492 pages
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The purpose of the present work is to study what is known of one of the most important genres of Greek sculpture - the monuments erected at Olympia and elsewhere in the Greek world in honor of victorious athletes at the Olympic games. Since onlyMoreThe purpose of the present work is to study what is known of one of the most important genres of Greek sculpture - the monuments erected at Olympia and elsewhere in the Greek world in honor of victorious athletes at the Olympic games. Since only meager remnants of these monuments have survived, the work is in the main concerned with the attempt to reconstruct their various types and poses.Originally published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1921.