The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-A.D. 250: Ritual, Space, and Decoration / Edition 1

The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-A.D. 250: Ritual, Space, and Decoration / Edition 1

by John R. Clarke
     
 


"Extensively documented with well-chosen, good quality photographs, Clarke's book effectively surveys these representative examples from the Late Republic to the Late Empire, illustrating the shift in the agendas of decoration as well as in the patterns of the lives played out behind closed doors within these highly charged domestic interiors."—Richard… See more details below

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"Extensively documented with well-chosen, good quality photographs, Clarke's book effectively surveys these representative examples from the Late Republic to the Late Empire, illustrating the shift in the agendas of decoration as well as in the patterns of the lives played out behind closed doors within these highly charged domestic interiors."—Richard Brilliant, author of Visual Narratives: Storytelling in Etruscan & Roman Art

"An enlightening and engaging walk through Roman cultural history. . . .This book will be essential to anyone interested in the classical past, in artistic ensembles, or in the experience of architecture."—Diane Favro, University of California, Los Angeles

"Real experts in Roman painting are few. This book should be very welcome to Roman art historians and social historians wanting to present this material to their students."—Eleanor Winsor Leach, author of The Rhetoric of Space

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520084292
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/11/1993
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.13(d)

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