Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius

Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius

by Penelope J. E. Davies

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ISBN-13: 9780292789562
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 06/28/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

PENELOPE J. E. DAVIES is Associate Professor of Roman Art and Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her book Death and the Emperor was first published by Cambridge University Press in 2000. It won the Vasari Award, sponsored by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction1
1The Monuments13
2An Image of Things Achieved49
3An Imperial Cosmos: The Creation of Eternity75
4Fire, Fertility, Fiction: The Role of the Empress102
5The Dynamics of Form120
6The Power of Place136
Conclusion172
Abbreviations Used in Notes175
Notes179
Bibliography233
Index255

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