10. The Built Environment, Symbolic Material Culture, and Society in Archaic Greece

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch10

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

How to Cite

Bintliff, J. (2012) The Built Environment, Symbolic Material Culture, and Society in Archaic Greece, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

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Keywords:

  • Archaic Greece, and the built environment and society;
  • monumental figural art revival;
  • Egyptian influence, recognizable (for male statues);
  • emulation of Levantine Art;
  • Greece's cultural, economic fascination of the Near East, Egypt;
  • ceramic art, in later archaic times;
  • dress codes, and rise of the civil society;
  • symposia, and their aristocratic origins;
  • monumental architecture, reappearing in Greece;
  • final Geometric-Early Archaic era, multi-roomed

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Revival of Monumental Figural Art

  • Orientalizing and Orientalism

  • Ceramic Art in Later Archaic Times

  • Dress Codes and the Rise of Civil Society

  • Tripods

  • Symposia and Their Aristocratic Origins

  • Monumental Architecture

  • Urban Plans

  • Houses and Archaic Society

  • An Annaliste Perspective

  • A Personal View

  • References