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A accomplished, authoritative account of the advance Greek paintings throughout the 1st millennium BC.
• a useful source for students facing the paintings, fabric tradition and heritage of the post-classical world
• contains voices from such assorted fields as paintings heritage, classical reports, and archaeology and gives a variety of perspectives to the topic
• gains an cutting edge crew of chapters facing the reception of Greek artwork from the center a long time to the present
• contains chapters on Chronology and Topography, in addition to Workshops and Technology
• contains 4 significant sections: types, occasions and areas; Contacts and Colonies; pictures and Meanings; Greek artwork: old to old

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For a similar example in Leipzig, see Bonn/Munich, cat. no. 331. For the dating of this textile, see WSWG, 138; Folsach and Bernsted 1993, 54–5. 77. , Brown 2000, 30–6; WSWG, no. 42. 78. A pearl-like jewel is more likely to be associated with Buddhist iconography. The jewel might have been derived from the Buddhist ruyi baozhu (‘wish-granting jewel’) that symbolises transcendent wisdom. It is, however, uncertain when the images of the dragon and the jewel combined (Brown 2000, 33). 79. WSWG, 116.

88) – no attempts are made to specify possible Chinese sources. 7. Arnold (1928, 65–70) summarises chinoiserie in Iranian painting. While admitting that ‘this problem has formed the subject of much violent controversy’ (ibid. 65), he does not take a proper art-historical approach to Chinese elements in Iranian painting. He is one of the earliest scholars who invented misleading terms for describing Chinese themes in Islamic art. Chinese cloud patterns are termed, inappropriately or perhaps erroneously, as ‘tai’ (ibid.

03. 75. For the dragon in Chinese art in general, see Rawson 1984, 93–9; Zhao 1991. 76. For a similar example in Leipzig, see Bonn/Munich, cat. no. 331. For the dating of this textile, see WSWG, 138; Folsach and Bernsted 1993, 54–5. 77. , Brown 2000, 30–6; WSWG, no. 42. 78. A pearl-like jewel is more likely to be associated with Buddhist iconography. The jewel might have been derived from the Buddhist ruyi baozhu (‘wish-granting jewel’) that symbolises transcendent wisdom. It is, however, uncertain when the images of the dragon and the jewel combined (Brown 2000, 33).

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