A Brief Introduction to Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World

Portrait of a Man, about 100 B.C., found in Delos, Greece. Bronze, white paste, and dark stone, 12 13/16 in. high. The Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs. The National Archaeological Museum, Athens, inv. X 14612. Photo: Marie Mauzy / Art Resource, NY 10 key facts about these rare, unusual, and beautiful artworks.[…]

Local Pantheons in Motion: Synoecism and Patron Deities in Hellenistic Rhodes

The ruins of the temple of Apollon, Acropolis of Rhodes, island of Rhodes, Greece / Photo by Jebulon, Wikimedia Commons By Dr. Stéphanie Paul / 04.20.2015 Postdoctoral Researcher University of Liège, Belgium Abstract This paper addresses some of the limitations of the concept of patron deity through the case-study of the island of Rhodes after the synoecism[…]