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History of Roman Art

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ISBN-10: 0534638465

ISBN-13: 9780534638467

Edition: 2007

Authors: Fred S. Kleiner

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A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART is a new authoritative and lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. All aspects of Roman art and architecture are treated, including private art and domestic architecture, the art of the Eastern and Western provinces, the art of freedmen, and the so-called minor arts, including cameos, silverware, and coins. The book is divided into four parts?Monarchy and Republic, Early Empire, High Empire, and Late Empire?and traces the development of Roman art from its beginnings in the 8th century BCE to the mid fourth century CE, with…    
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List price: $194.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed…    

Monarchy and Republic
From Village to World Capital
Republican Town Planning and Pompeii
Republican Domestic Architecture and Mural Painting
From Marcellus to Caesar
The Early Empire
The Augustan Principate
Preparing for the Afterlife during the Early Empire
The Pax Augusta in the West
The Julio-Claudian Dynasty
Civil War, the Flavians, and Nerva
Pompeii and Herculaneum in the First Century CE
The High Empire
Trajan, Optimus Princeps
Hadrian the Philhellene
The Antonines
Ostia, Port and Mirror of Rome
Burying the Dead
The Late Empire
The Severan Dynasty
Lepcis Magna and the Eastern Provinces
The Soldier Emperors
The Tetrarchy
Constantine, Emperor and Christian Patron