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  1. The Art of the Roman Empire: 100-450 AD

    The Art of the Roman Empire: 100-450 AD [Paperback]

    Jas Elsner (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780198768630
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford History of Art
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    The passage from Imperial Rome to the era of late antiquity, when the Roman Empire underwent a religious conversion to Christianity, saw some of the most significant and innovative developments in Western culture. This stimulating book investigate... .... Learn More
  2. The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1

    The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1: The Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology [Hardback]

    Tony Wilmott (Author); Dan Garner (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £22.50

    ISBN: 9781785707445
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester
    Volume: 1
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    This is the first of two volumes dealing with the major research excavations on the Chester Amphitheatre in 2004–2006. The amphitheatre was discovered in 1929 and partially excavated in the 1970s, after which the northern half was laid out as a pu... .... Learn More
  3. The Mirror of Venus

    The Mirror of Venus: Women in Roman Art [Paperback]

    Iain Ferris (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9781445660288
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
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    Though images of women were ubiquitous in the Roman world, these were seldom intended to be taken simply at face value. The importance of marriage, motherhood and political stability was often conveyed to the Roman people through carefully constru... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

    Regular Price: £70.00

    Special Price: £52.50

    ISBN: 9781785707285
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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. Thi... .... Learn More
  5. Aesthetic Experiences and Classical Antiquity: The Significance of Form in Narratives and Pictures

    Aesthetic Experiences and Classical Antiquity: The Significance of Form in Narratives and Pictures [Hardback]

    Jonas Grethlein (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107192652
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    In this bold book, Jonas Grethlein proposes a new dialogue between the fields of Classics and aesthetics. Ancient material, he argues, has the capacity to challenge and re-orientate current debates. Comparisons with modern art and literature help ... .... Learn More
  6. Author and Audience in Vitruvius' De architectura

    Author and Audience in Vitruvius' De architectura [Hardback]

    Marden Fitzpatrick Nichols (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107003125
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Greek Culture in the Roman World
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    Vitruvius' De architectura is the only extant classical text on architecture, and its impact on Renaissance masters including Leonardo da Vinci is well-known. But what was the text's purpose in its own time (ca. 20s BCE)? In this book, Marden Fitz... .... Learn More
  7. The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History

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

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

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781107162365
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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 tools f... .... Learn More
  8. Large Scale Rhodian Sculpture of Hellenistic and Roman Times

    Large Scale Rhodian Sculpture of Hellenistic and Roman Times [Paperback]

    Kalliope Bairami (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781784915766
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Hellenistic society of the Rhodian metropolis, a naval aristocracy (Gabrielsen), dedicated bronze statues of their members in the sanctuaries and public buildings and used marble and -occasionally-lartios lithos to carve portrait-statues origi... .... Learn More
  9. 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 for ... .... Learn More
  10. Word of Mouth: Fama and its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

    Word of Mouth: Fama and its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Gianni Guastella (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198724292
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The concept expressed by the Roman term fama, although strictly linked to the activity of speaking, recalls a more complex form of collective communication that puts diverse information and opinions into circulation by 'word of mouth', covering th... .... Learn More

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