The Ancient World in the Cinema

Author: Jon Solomon
Publisher: Yale University Press
Category: Films, Cinema, Films, Cinema, Film Theory & Criticism, Film Theory & Criticism, General & World History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
Book Format: Paperback

This entertaining and useful book provides a comprehensive survey of films about the ancient world, from The Last Days of Pompeii to Gladiator. Jon Solomon catalogues, describes, and evaluates films set in ancient Greece and Rome, films about Greek and Roman history and mythology, films of the Old and New Testaments, films set in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Persia, films of ancient tragedies, comic films set in the ancient world, and more. The book has been updated to include feature films and made-for-television movies produced in the past two decades. More than two hundred photographs illustrate both the films themselves and the ancient sources from which their imagery derives. Listed in The Signet Book of Movie Lists by Jeff Rovin as one of the best books about film ever written

About Jon Solomon
Jon Solomon is professor of classics at the University of Arizona.


SKU BK-9780300083378
Barcode # 9780300083378
Brand Yale University Press
Artist / Author Jon Solomon
Shipping Weight 0.8000kg
Shipping Width 17.800m
Shipping Height 2.500m
Shipping Length 25.400m

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