Roman Art in Context An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0137818084
ISBN-13: 9780137818082
Edition: 1st 1993
Authors: Eve D'Ambra
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List price: $65.60
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/17/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

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.

Introduction
How to Read a Roman Portrait
The Great Friezes of the Ara Pacis Augustae. Greek Sources, Roman Derivatives and Augustan Social Policy
Princes and Barbarians on the Ara Pacis
Sculptural Programs and Propaganda in Imperial Rome: The Temple of Apollo on the Palatine
Alcestis on Roman Sarcophagi. Postscript
The Cult of Virtues and the Funerary Relief of Ulpia Egigone
Social Status and Gender in Roman Art: The Case of the Saleswoman
Patrons, Painters, and Patterns: The Anonymity of Romano-Campanian Painting and the Transition from the Second to the Third Style
Copying in Roman Sculpture: The Replica Series
The City Gate of Plancia Magna in Perge
Some Theoretical Considerations and Private and Public Spaces: The Components of the Domus
Glossary
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