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  1. 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
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    .: 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
  3. 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

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    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
  4. 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
  5. Large Scale Rhodian Sculpture of Hellenistic and Roman Times

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

    Kalliope Bairami (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £64.00

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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. Jennifer Tri... .... Learn More
  9. The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture, Volume 3

    The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture, Volume 3: The Ideal Sculpture [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Bartman (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781781383100
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    This book investigates the important antiquities collection formed by Henry Blundell of Ince Blundell Hall outside Liverpool in the late eighteenth century. Consisting of more than 500 ancient marbles-the UK's largest collection of Roman sculptur... .... Learn More
  10. Fifty English Steeples

    Fifty English Steeples: The Finest Medieval Parish Church Towers and Spires in England [Hardback]

    Julian Flannery (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780500343142
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    This book - an astonishing achievement following five years of detailed and original research - presents the first systematic survey of the fifty most important medieval parish church towers and spires in England, covering a period of some five hu... .... Learn More

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