Time and the Antique: linear causality and the Greek art narrative

  title={Time and the Antique: linear causality and the Greek art narrative},
  author={Dimitris Plantzos},
253 SINCE ITS EARLY DAYS, the Greek state has found in archaeology its ideological foundations and the implements of its international strategies. The development of a national – Helladic, as opposed to ‘Greek’ or ‘Classical’ – archaeology offered to the newly established kingdom a welcome repertoire of symbols and devices. Archaeology, and its ever so eager practitioners, worked for the promotion of a crucial ideological premise, that of the historical and cultural continuity of the Hellenic… Expand
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