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By analysing ancient texts and images, Statues...
By analysing ancient texts and images, Statues in Roman Society unravels the web of associations which surrounded Roman statues. Addressing all categories of statuary together for the first time, it illuminates them in ancient terms, explaining expectations of what statues were or ought to be and describing the Romans' uneasy relationship with 'the other population' in their midst.
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|1||Defining Statues in Word and Image||19|
|2||The Appearance of Statues||46|
|3||Portrait Statues and the Statuesque||79|
|4||The Other Population of Rome||118|
|5||Statues in the Empire||157|
|6||Simulacra and Signa||184|
|7||The Private Sphere||223|