Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World

Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World

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by Katherine M. D. Dunbabin, Dunbabin Katherine M. D.
     
 

The first major study in English of the art of mosaics in antiquity.See more details below

Overview

The first major study in English of the art of mosaics in antiquity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521002301
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
1,080,439
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Katherine M. D. Dunbabin is Professor of Classics at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. She is author of The Mosaics of Roman North Africa and has published widely in journals.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Historical and Regional Development: 1. Origins and pebble mosaics; 2. The invention of tessellated mosaics: Hellenistic mosaics in the east; 3. Hellenistic mosaics in Italy; 4. Mosaics in Italy: Republican and Imperial; 5. The north-western provinces; 6. Britain; 7. The North African provinces; 8. Sicily under the Empire: Piazza Armerina; 9. The Iberian peninsula; 10. Syria and the east; 11. Palestine and Transjordan; 12. Greece: the Imperial period; 13. Asia Minor, Cyprus, Constantinople; 14. Wall and vault mosaics; 15. Opus sectile; Part II. Technique and Production: 16. Craftsmen and workshops; 17. Techniques and procedures; 18. The repertory; 19. Architectural context and function; 20. The patrons; Conclusions; Maps; Glossary of ornamental patterns; General glossary.

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