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Classical reception

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Classical reception (Q810): The study of the impact of Greek and Roman literary and visual culture on subsequent cultures.

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Course British Collectors of Classical Antiquities

This course is an exploration of British collectors of classical antiquities, their activities and attitudes, and the wider influence of this...

Sir John Soane, Sir William Hamilton, Elgin Marbles, Ashmolean Musem, Dilettanti, C.R. Cockerell, Lord Elgiin, Collectors, Enlightenment, Long 18th Century, Arundel Marbles, Pomfret Marbles, Wedgwood view
Link A VISUAL GLOSSARY OF GREEK VASES

This link takes you to a visual glossary of Greek vases - shapes, descriptions and images.

vases, ceramics, Attic Black Figure, Attic Red Figure, Collections, Collectors, Greek art view
Link HOW TO MAKE A GREEK VASE

This link takes you to a brief video from the J. Paul Getty  Museum about how Greek vases were made.

vase painting, vases, ceramics, Attic Black Figure, Attic Red Figure, Collections, Collectors view
Link JAMES STUART SKETCHING THE ERECHTHEUM

This link takes you to al illustration of James Stuart sketching the Erechtheum, from The Antiquities of Athens, vol. 2 (1787).

James 'Athenian' Stuart, Stuart and Revett, Greek architecture, Architecture, Enlightenment, Society of Dilettani, Dilettanti, 18th century, Erekhtheion, Erechtheum view
Link St AMBROSE AND THEODOSIUS I

This link takes you to the painting of St Ambrose barring Theodosius from Milan Cathedral, c.1619-20, by Anthony van Dyck in...

Theodosius I, Ambrose of Milan, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Early Christian, van Dyck, Late Roman view
Link FROM SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON'S COLLECTION

This link takes you to an image of Gillray's caricature 'From Sir William Hamilton's Collection', along with links to other Hamilton-related...

vases, Sir William Hamilton, Nelson, Emma Hamilton, James Gillray, caricature view
Link THE CULTURAL BIOGRAPHY OF SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON'S VASES

This link takes you to an abstract of a doctoral thesis on 'The Cultural Biography of Sir William Hamilton’s Vases'. It will be available after...

Sir William Hamilton, vases, Collectors, Collections view
Link STUART & REVETT: THE GREEK DORIC ORDER

THis link takes you to an image of an engraving: Thomas Miller after Nicholas Revett. Greek Doric Order from Volume I of Ionian Antiquities,...

uart & Reve view
Link EXEKIAS AND DIONYSOS

This link takes you to an image of the Attic Black Figure kylix by Exekias depicting the dire consequences of piracy.

Exekias, Dionysos, Attic Black Figure, Collections, Pillage, Piracy, Plunder view
Link EMMA HAMILTON IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY, LONDON

This link takes you to images of works depicting Emma Hamilton in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Emma Hamilton, Sir William Hamilton, James Gillray, George Romney, Joshua Reynolds view
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