Art in the Roman Empire

Art in the Roman Empire

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by Michael Grant, Ken Dowden
     
 

Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive masterpieces were produced outside Rome, on the frontiers of

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Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive masterpieces were produced outside Rome, on the frontiers of its enormous empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415120319
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Maps
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1Imperial Portraits3
2Portraits of Private Individuals14
3Imperial Reliefs21
4Sarcophagi25
Introduction: Architecture as an Art31
5Pagan Temples33
6Houses36
7Places of Entertainment48
8Arches, Bridges, Aqueducts60
9Pagan Basilicas67
10Christian Architecture75
11Paintings, Stucco, Textiles91
12Mosaics101
13Coins and Medallions105
14Gems and Jewels112
15Silver116
Epilogue119
List of Roman emperors123
Notes125
Select bibliography134
Index142

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