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  1. House of the Surgeon, Pompeii

    House of the Surgeon, Pompeii: Excavations in the Casa del Chirurgo (VI 1, 9-10.23) [Hardback]

    Michael Anderson (Editor); Damian Robinson (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781785707285
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The House of the Surgeon represents the first major publication of an important series of excavations undertaken by the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (1994-2006) at the ancient city of Pompeii in a city block known as Insula VI 1. This is one ... .... Learn More
  2. Gender and Body Language in Roman Art

    Gender and Body Language in Roman Art [Hardback]

    Glenys Davies (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9780521842730
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Can we reconstruct Roman body language? Was it the same as ours? Does body language express and reinforce gender differences and the relative positions of men and women (dominant/subordinate) in society? Can analysis of the postures and gestures o... .... Learn More
  3. Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present

    Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present [Hardback]

    Caroline Vout (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9780691177038
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    How did the statues of ancient Greece wind up dictating art history in the West? How did the material culture of the Greeks and Romans come to be seen as "classical" and as "art"? What does "classical art" mean across time and place? In this ambit... .... Learn More
  4. Supports in Roman Marble Sculpture: Workshop Practice and Modes of Viewing

    Supports in Roman Marble Sculpture: Workshop Practice and Modes of Viewing [Hardback]

    Anna Anguissola (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9781108418430
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Figural and non-figural supports are a ubiquitous feature of Roman marble sculpture; they appear in sculptures ranging in size from miniature to colossal and of all levels of quality. At odds with modern ideas about beauty, completeness, and visua... .... Learn More
  5. The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments Memory and Identity

    The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments Memory and Identity [Hardback]

    Maggie L. Popkin (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

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    ISBN: 9781107103573
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers the first critical study of the architecture of the Roman triumph, ancient Rome's most important victory ritual. Through case studies ranging from the republican to imperial periods, it demonstrates how powerfully monuments shaped... .... Learn More
  6. The Boundaries of Art and Social Space in Rome: The Caged Bird and Other Art Forms

    The Boundaries of Art and Social Space in Rome: The Caged Bird and Other Art Forms [Hardback]

    Frederick Jones (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9781472526120
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    The Boundaries of Art and Social Space in Rome explores what art was and what it meant for the ancient Romans, examining the boundaries between art objects and material culture and the ways in which these forms worked on their viewers, users and s... .... Learn More
  7. 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
    Volume: 29
    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
  8. The Politics of Public Space in Republican Rome

    The Politics of Public Space in Republican Rome [Hardback]

    Amy Russell (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.99

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781107040496
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Taking public space as her starting point, Amy Russell offers a fresh analysis of the ever-fluid public/private divide in Republican Rome. Built on the 'spatial turn' in Roman studies and incorporating textual and archaeological evidence, this boo... .... Learn More
  9. Art of Empire

    Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple [Hardback]

    Michael Jones (Editor); Susanna McFadden (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300169126
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capitalizing on the site's earlier significance, conve... .... Learn More
  10. Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers

    Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers: Armies and Their Architecture in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Rob Collins (Editor); Matt Symonds (Editor); Meike Weber (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781782979906
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological remains and ancient texts provide detailed testimonies that have allowe... .... Learn More

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