The Art of Rome c.753 B.C.-A.D. 337: Sources and Documents / Edition 1

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Overview

This book consists of a comprehensive collection of ancient literary evidence on Roman art and artists, assembled together in translation and provided with linking passages to set the historical context. Its purpose is to make this evidence accessible to students who are not specialists in the classical languages or classical archaeology. The surviving evidence is limited in extent but extremely precious in quality. This volume makes virtually all of it available between one set of covers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521273657
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 5/12/1983
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Preface to the reissue of 1983; Introduction; 1. The Roman republic; 2. The Roman empire from 27 BC to 192 AD; 3. Late antiquity; Appendix; Index; Index of artists; Graphical index; General index.

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  • Posted April 20, 2009

    Must have this...

    Pollitt's The Art of Rome is an invaluable resource for ancient literary testimonia for the period c.75 B.C. - 337 A.D. The index is helpful, could be a little more comprehensive. Commentary preceding and within each chapter is intelligently written and useful - a must-have for students and audience familiar with the subject.

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