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  1. The Iconography of the Satyr in Greece and Rome

    The Iconography of the Satyr in Greece and Rome [Hardback]

    Allison Surtees (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472465672
    Published by : Routledge
    The satyr is a ubiquitous figure in ancient art and this work explores the changing iconography of the satyr, from his inception in the visual record in archaic Athens to his usage in the Roman imperial period, using the Pouring Satyr statue type ... .... Learn More
  2. Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality

    Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality [Hardback]

    Tonio Holscher (Author)

    £41.95

    ISBN: 9780520294936
    Published by : University of California Press
    Series: Sather Classical Lectures
    Volume: 73
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Visual culture was an essential part of ancient social, religious, and political life. Appearance and experience of beings and things was of paramount importance. In Visual Power in Ancient Greece and Rome, Tonio Holscher explores the fundamental ... .... Learn More
  3. Gender and Body Language in Roman Art

    Gender and Body Language in Roman Art [Hardback]

    Glenys Davies (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780521842730
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    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
  4. The Complete Content Cameos

    The Complete Content Cameos [Paperback]

    Derek J Content (Author)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9782503578965
    Published by : Brepols
    The present catalogue of the largest collection of ancient cameos in private hands, represents forty years of collecting these historical documents in hardstone. While the gems were on public display at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, between 1990 a... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present

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

    Caroline Vout (Author)

    £32.95

    ISBN: 9780691177038
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    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
  7. 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
  8. 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 [Paperback]

    Frederick Jones (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350066847
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    This volume focuses on four cultural phenomena in the Roman world of the late Republic - the garden, a garden painting, tapestry, and the domestic caged bird. They accept or reject a categorisation as art in varying degrees, but they show consider... .... Learn More
  9. 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)

    £75.00

    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
  10. Thermae et Balnea, 2 Volume Set

    Thermae et Balnea, 2 Volume Set: The Architecture & Cultural History of Roman Public Baths [Hardback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)

    £55.99

    ISBN: 9788772885124
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Based on over ten years' fieldwork by the author, this comprehensive two-volume study of Roman baths should be an indispensable reference work for students of classical antiquity, as well as students of architecture and the history of technology. .... Learn More

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