Etruscan chimera

an archaeological mystery by Lyn Hamilton

Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • McClintoch, Lara (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Antique dealers -- Fiction.,
  • Archaeological thefts -- Fiction.,
  • Etruscans -- Fiction.,
  • Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Fiction.,
  • Women detectives -- Italy -- Fiction.,
  • Italy -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementLyn Hamilton.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.H323 E87 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956380M
LC Control Number2001058974

Etruscan Press Who We Are Housed at Wilkes University and partnering with Youngstown State University, Etruscan is a nonprofit literary press working to produce and promote books that nurture the dialogue among genres, cultures, and voices. What We Do We publish books of poems, novels, short stories, creative nonfiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies. Three. “Looking at Etruscan Art in the Mead- ows Museum.” In From the Temple and the Tomb: Etruscan Treasures from Tuscany, edited by P.G. Warden, 41– Dallas: Meadows Museum.   A detail of the head of the Chimera of Arezzo. An Etruscan bronze dating to the 5th-4th century BCE it represents the fire-breathing monster of Greek mythology which had the body of a lion, a snake tail and goat head coming from its back. It was a votive offering to the god Tin. (National Archaeological Museum, Florence).   Print book: Conference publication: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Chimaera of Arezzo -- Congresses. Chimera (Greek mythology) in art -- Congresses. Bronzes, Etruscan -- Congresses. View .

  The Etruscan kings were also responsible for much of Rome’s architecture and religious practices. Etruscan artwork too is stunning, and though it had a great deal of Hellenic influence due to trade with Greece, it has a style all its own, be it the massive bronze burial urns, the elaborately painted tombs, or the magnificent Chimera of Arezzo. The Etruscan chimera: an archaeological mystery. [Lyn Hamilton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Hamilton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Etruscan Chimera In Rome, a reclusive billionaire businessman asks antiques dealer Lara McClintoch to find a rare Etruscan artifact for his collection. Lara likes the idea of visiting the beautiful hill towns of Tuscany on an expense account. Study 14 Chapter 6 - The Etruscans (Book) flashcards from Unnamed U. on StudyBlue. Chapter 6 - The Etruscans (Book) - Art History with Rautman/horne at University of Missouri- Columbia - StudyBlue.

  Etruscan pottery, produced over five centuries, was nothing if not nous wares such as the glossy black bucchero were made alongside red- and black-figure pottery imitating, yet modifying those produced in the Greek world. Geometric, floral, figure, and narrative decorations were appreciated and adapted from the Near East and Ionia, with even foreign potters and artists . The Chimaera of Arezzo is believed by most scholars to be an Etruscan work of art, produced during the time when Rome was establishing its dominion over the Italian continent. It represents the chimaera monster squatting down as if to pounce and bearing its fangs at the (now lost) hero Bellerophon. In Canadian Hamilton s alluring seventh archeological novel (after s The Etruscan Chimera), her globe-trotting American antiques dealer and sleuth, Lara McClintock, goes on a buying trip to Thail. This volume is the catalog of the exhibition The Chimera of Arezzo, displayed at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles from July 16th, to February 8th, Discovered outside of Porta S. Lorentino in Arezzo in , this impressive Etruscan bronze dates back to the 5th century B.C. and is usually housed in the Museo.

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The Etruscan Chimera by Lyn Hamilton is the 6th book in Hamilton's Lara McClintoch Archeological mystery series and the 4th I've completed so far. I will never claim that they are the best mysteries I've ever read but at the same time I enjoy them whenever I pick one up/5.

Her latest work, THE ETRUSCAN CHIMERA is a conspiracy buff's delight. The supporting cast have schemes within plots that Lara innocently and unwilling participates in them. This is one mystery that will take a genius to solve. Harriet Klausner. Read more. 3 people found this helpful/5(17).

Her latest work, THE ETRUSCAN CHIMERA is a conspiracy buff's delight. The supporting cast have schemes within plots that Lara innocently and unwilling participates in them. This is one mystery that will take a genius to solve.

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Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado. This volume is the catalog of the exhibition The Chimera of Arezzo, displayed at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles from July 16th, to February 8th, Discovered outside of Porta S.

Lorentino in Arezzo inthis impressive Etruscan bronze dates back to the 5th century B.C. and is usually housed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Florence. The Chimera of Arezzo is a bronze statue sculpted by the Etruscans of northern and central Italy during the 5th-4th century BCE.

The creature is the fire-breathing monster from Greek mythology which has the head of a lion, tail of a snake, and a goat's head protruding from its back. The menacing statue was discovered in Arezzo in Tuscany, Italy and is often cited as the finest example of. Etruscan (/ ɪ ˈ t r ʌ s k ən / ih-TRUS-kən) was the language of the Etruscan civilization, in Italy, in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and northern Latium) and in parts of Corsica, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Lombardy and an influenced Latin, but eventually was completely superseded by Etruscans left aro inscriptions which.

The Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis (Latin for "Linen Book of Zagreb", also rarely known as Liber Agramensis, "Book of Agram") is the longest Etruscan text and the only extant linen book, dated to the 3rd Etruscan chimera book BCE.

It remains Etruscan chimera book untranslated because of the lack of knowledge about the Etruscan language, though the few words which can be understood indicate that the text is most likely a.

Buy a cheap copy of The Etruscan Chimera (Archaeological book by Lyn Hamilton. Lara's negotiations to buy a certain Etruscan sculpture come to an abrupt end when the owner turns up dead in his own Etruscan tomb.

Now, Lara must search for that Free shipping over $/5(5). In Rome, reclusive billionaire Crawford Lake hires Lara to get him the Bellerophon, a rare companion piece to the Chimera of Arezzo, one of the great Etruscan art treasures. Lara sets out to secure the Bellerophon from the collector who owns it, Robert Godard.

There's just one hitch she's sure it's a fake. THE ETRUSCAN CHIMERA: An Archaeological Mystery Lyn Hamilton, Author. Berkley Prime Crime $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Canadian.

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Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Brand: Bev Editions. Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch (The African Quest,etc.) finds herself in a B-movie scenario when her escort to an appointment in Rome with reclusive billionaire Crawford Lake blindfolds her.

Melodrama continues to attend her like Hitchcock on a bad day once Lake hires her to buy an ancient Etruscan statue from French collector Robert Goddard.

In Rome, a reclusive billionaire businessman asks antiques dealer Lara McClintoch to find a rare Etruscan artifact for his collection. Lara likes the idea of visiting the beautiful hill towns of Tuscany on an expense account.

But when strange men start following her, an eccentric collector dies suddenly, and a strange package turns up in her car, Lara feels evil closing in on her. The Chimaera of Arezzo traces the myth of Bellerophon and the Chimaera—the legendary fire-breathing monster comprised of a lion, a goat, and a serpent—over five centuries of classical art.

It features the magnificent Chimaera of Arezzo, a large-scale Etruscan bronze statue on loan from the National Archaeological Museum in Florence. Contemporary artist Diego Bocelli was inspired by Etruscan art to create the works that decorate this room.

The protagonists are above all scenes of daily life of the Etruscan people, an ancient inhabitant of our territory: among the images represented you can see players and dancers but also depictions of the Etruscan chimera of Arezzo.

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The Chimera of Arezzo is a masterwork of Etruscan bronze working, demonstrating not only a high level of technical proficiency on the part of the artist (or workshop) that produced it but also clearly showing a fine-tuned awareness of the themes of Greek mythology that circulated around the Mediterranean.

At about the time an Etruscan sculptor cast the Chimera of Arezzo, Rome began to appropriate Etruscan territory. Veii fell to the Romans in bce after a terrible year siege.

The Tarquinians forged a peace treaty with the Romans in bce, but by the beginning of the next century, Rome had annexed Tarquinia too, and in bce, the.

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Rate it * You Rated it *3/5. Ceramic ware is not always emphasized in art history books. The images of work from the Metropolitan Museum, used as examples, made me want to learn more about the ancient Etruscan culture and history.

The beautiful explanation of the process involved in making Bucchero ware, could also be referenced and incorporated in a studio art ceramic course. In the 20th century Arturo Martini sculpted his own hybrid fire-breathing monster inspired by the Chimera of Arezzo, a famous and intricate piece of Etruscan bronze-casting.

Genre/Form: Ausstellung Exhibition catalogs Los Angeles (Calif., ) Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chimera di Arezzo. English. The Etruscan civilization (/ ɪ ˈ t r ʌ s k ən /) was a civilization of ancient Italy whose territory covered roughly what is now Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Lazio, as well as parts of what are now the Po Valley, Emilia-Romagna, south-eastern Lombardy, southern Veneto, and Campania.

The earliest evidence of a culture that is identifiably Etruscan dates from about BC. Get this from a library. The Etruscan chimera: an archaeological mystery. [Lyn Hamilton] -- When antiques dealer Lara McClintoch journeys to Tuscany at the behest of a client who hires her to purchase an obscure Etruscan sculpture, she stumbles into the dark side of sunny Italy when a.

The Chimera (/ k ɪ ˈ m ɪər ə / or / k aɪ ˈ m ɪər ə /, also Chimaera (Chimæra); Greek: Χίμαιρα, Chímaira "she-goat") according to Greek mythology, was a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one is usually depicted as a lion, with the head of a goat protruding from its back, and a tail that might end with.

The Chimera of Arezzo is a bronze statue which was found in Arezzo, in Italy, in Of Etruscan origin, probably from 5th century BC, it is one of the most beautiful examples we have of ancient Etruscan is at present at the Archeological Museum in Firenze, Italy. These notes do not attempt to be an exhaustive study on the subject, but only to collect the main facts known about this.

Midwest Book Review. In Canadian Hamilton s alluring seventh archeological novel (after s The Etruscan Chimera), her globe-trotting American antiques dealer and sleuth, Lara McClintock, goes on a buying trip to Thailand, where she also tries to track down William Beauchamp, a fellow dealer who s .The Romans themselves depended on some Etruscan books of divination, that is, the practice of foretelling the future, and determining the will of the gods through signs.

The Etruscans followed three books of divination concerned with reading entrails of animals, lightning, and the flight patterns of birds respectively. The Chimera is a.This is a list of deities and legendary figures found in Etruscan mythology. The names below were taken mainly from Etruscan "picture bilinguals", which are Etruscan call-outs on art depicting mythological scenes or motifs.

Several different media provide names.