By Johann Joachim Winckelmann
These finely engraved illustrations of figures from old faith and mythology supply a compelling learn, quite within the gentle of the main points imparted by means of the German scholar’s observation. as well as reproductions of all of the photos from the unique quantity, this version comprises newly translated textual content and captions and an advent that relates attention-grabbing information about the author's existence. this can be the 1st English-language model of Winckelmann's vintage, offering not just a landscape of attractive points of interest from classical civilizations but additionally an enormous contribution to the literature of artwork history.
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