ISBN-10:
0292702752
ISBN-13:
9780292702752
Pub. Date:
03/01/2004
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius / Edition 1

Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius / Edition 1

by Penelope J.E. Davies
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Overview

The role of monuments in the Roman imperial cult.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292702752
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

PENELOPE J. E. DAVIES is Associate Professor of Roman Art and Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her book Death and the Emperor was first published by Cambridge University Press in 2000. It won the Vasari Award, sponsored by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Monuments
  • 2. An Image of Things Achieved
  • 3. An Imperial Cosmos: The Creation of Eternity
  • 4. Fire, Fertility, Fiction: The Role of the Empress
  • 5. The Dynamics of Form
  • 6. The Power of Place
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations Used in Notes
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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