Antonio Corso is currently Visiting Professor in the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus. He received his doctorate from the University of Padua and has held fellowships from, inter alia, the British Academy, the German Archaeological Institute and the Onassis Foundation. He is the author of 176 scientific works, including 13 books. His research focuses on ancient art criticism, ancient artists (in particular Praxiteles), architectural drawings and about the after-life of ancient art in the Byzantine world. He is a member of two field archaeology teams: at Tenea and at Kasta of Amphipolis.
Bringing together for the first time all the available evidence for the origination and development of the concept of Arcadia, from the Homeric period to the early Roman Empire, this book brings to light a treasure-trove of evidence, both well-known and obscure or fragmentary, filling a significant gap in the scholarly bibliography. READ MORE
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