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  1. Collectors, Scholars and Forgers in the Ancient World

    Collectors, Scholars and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons [Hardback]

    Carolyn Higbie (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198759300
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects inspired in Greeks and Romans in antiquity and draws parallels with other cultures and eras to offer contexts... .... Learn More
  2. Facing the Gods

    Facing the Gods: Epiphany and Representation in Graeco-Roman Art, Literature and Religion [Paperback]

    Verity Platt (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781316619193
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first history of epiphany as both a phenomenon and a cultural discourse within the Graeco-Roman world. It explores divine manifestations and their representations both in art and in literary, historical and epigraphic accounts. Th... .... Learn More
  3. The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History

    The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History [Hardback]

    Verity J. Platt (Editor); Michael Squire (Editor)

    £84.99

    ISBN: 9781107162365
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The frames of classical art are often seen as marginal to the images that they surround. Traditional art history has tended to view framing devices as supplementary 'ornaments'. Likewise, classical archaeologists have often treated them as to... .... Learn More
  4. Homer in Stone: The Tabulae Iliacae in their Roman Context

    Homer in Stone: The Tabulae Iliacae in their Roman Context [Paperback]

    David Petrain (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781316631935
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The Tabulae Iliacae are a group of carved stone plaques created in the context of early Imperial Rome that use miniature images and text to retell stories from Greek myth and history - chief among them Homer's Iliad and the fall of Troy. In t... .... Learn More
  5. Women and Visual Replication in Roman Imperial Art and Culture (Greek Culture in the Roman World)

    Women and Visual Replication in Roman Imperial Art and Culture (Greek Culture in the Roman World) [Paperback]

    Jennifer Trimble (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781316630266
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Why did Roman portrait statues, famed for their individuality, repeatedly employ the same body forms? The complex issue of the Roman copying of Greek 'originals' has so far been studied primarily from a formal and aesthetic viewpoint. Jennife... .... Learn More
  6. Roman Portraits

    Roman Portraits: Stone and Bronze Sculptures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art [Hardback]

    Paul Zanker (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781588395993
    Published by : Metropolitan Museum of Art
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     Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum's renowned collection are fully descr... .... Learn More
  7. Drawings in Greek and Roman Architecture

    Drawings in Greek and Roman Architecture [Paperback]

    Antonio Corso (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781784913717
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book is an essay on architectural drawings of the Greek and Roman world. The first chapter is focused on the possibility that ancient treatises of architectures were endowed with drawings in order to make clear expositions which sometime... .... Learn More
  8. Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture

    Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture: Imagery, Values and Identity in Italy, 50 BC-AD 250 [Hardback]

    Zahra Newby (Author)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781107072244
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Images of episodes from Greek mythology are widespread in Roman art, appearing in sculptural groups, mosaics, paintings and reliefs. They attest to Rome's enduring fascination with Greek culture, and its desire to absorb and reframe that cult... .... Learn More
  9. Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire: 1st to 4th Centuries CE

    Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire: 1st to 4th Centuries CE [Hardback]

    Lynne Lancaster (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

    Special Price: £52.00

    ISBN: 9781107059351
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book studies six vaulting techniques employed in architecture outside of Rome and asks why they were invented where they were and how they were disseminated. Most of the techniques involve terracotta elements in various forms, such as re... .... Learn More
  10. Monuments in Miniature

    Monuments in Miniature: Architecture on Roman Coinage [Hardback]

    Nathan Elkins (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780897223447
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    The regular representation of the built environment on coins was a purely Roman phenomenon among the ancients. In the Greek world, architectural representation on coinage was very uncommon; when it did appear it referred directly to the local iden... .... Learn More

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