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Roman Art in Context: An Anthology / Edition 1

Roman Art in Context: An Anthology / Edition 1

by Eve D'Ambra
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This collection of scholarly, yet accessible articles focuses on themes encountered in the study of Roman art and architecture. It covers the forms and meanings of imperial propaganda, the role of art and architecture in conferring or enhancing status, the commemoration of ruler and citizen in portraiture and funerary art, the interpretation of mythological subjects, and the significance of sculptural displays in architectural settings. For Roman art historians and artists.

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ISBN-13: 2900137818081
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/03/1993
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

How to Read a Roman Portrait, Sheldon Nodelman.
The Great Friezes of the Ara Pacis Augustae. Greek Sources, Roman Derivatives and Augustan Social Policy, Diana E. E. Kleiner.
Princes and Barbarians on the Ara Pacis, Charles Brian Rose.
Sculptural Programs and Propaganda in Imperial Rome: The Temple of Apollo on the Palatine, Barbara Kellum.
Alcestis on Roman Sarcophagi. Postscript, Susan Wood.
The Cult of Virtues and the Funerary Relief of Ulpia Egigone, Eve D'Ambra.
Social Status and Gender in Roman Art: The Case of the Saleswoman, Natalie B. Kampen.
Patrons, Painters, and Patterns: The Anonymity of Romano-Campanian Painting and the Transition from the Second to the Third Style, Eleanor Winsor Leach.
Copying in Roman Sculpture: The Replica Series, Miranda Marvin.
The City Gate of Plancia Magna in Perge, Mary T. Boatwright.
Some Theoretical Considerations and Private and Public Spaces: The Components of the Domus, Yvon Thébert.
Suggestions for Further Reading.

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