B E A U T Y  I N  C L A S S I C A L  G R E E C E

 
The research displayed below explains and illustrates the philosophy of Beauty in Classical Greece. This was often, but
not only, associated with feminity and in particular with the representation of Aphrodites. One of the finest and most controversial representations of the goddess was sculpted by Praxiteles in 4th century B.C, and survives today only in Roman copy.
                           
Extract from “History of Beauty” by Umberto Eco.
Rizzoli, N.Y. (2004)
Extract from “ The changing face of Beauty ”by Madge Garland

                                                 
 Extract from “ The changing face of Beauty ”by Madge Garland
 
Extract from “History of Beauty” by Umberto Eco.
Rizzoli, N.Y. (2004) 
 

                                   
  
Extract from “Art, desire and the body in
Ancient Greece” by Andrew Stewart (1997)