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SOURCE:    Historical, Philosophical, Political and Law Sciences, Culturology and Study of Art.
Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2013. № 1. Part 1. P. 168-176.
SCIENTIFIC AREA:    Study of Art
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Reunov Yurii Sergeevich
Moscow State Academic Artistic Institute named after V. I. Surikov

Abstract. Battle compositions in the art of ancient Egypt are an important and little-studied subject. The pharaohs of Ramesside era regularly conducted military campaigns within neighboring states and also protected their country from foreign invasions. These events were reflected in relief compositions on the walls of temples. The author raises the questions related to the principle of battle scenes construction, compositional decision, iconography, as well as the correlation of text and visual languages of narration.
Key words and phrases: батальные сцены, Рамессиды, битва при Кадеше, Тутмос III, символизм, композиция батальных сцен, хетты, пехота, колесницы, battle scenes, Ramesside, battle of Kadesh, Thutmose III, symbolism, composition of battle scenes, Hittites, infantry, chariots
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