A History Of Roman Art

✏Book Title : A History of Roman Art Enhanced Edition
✏Author : Fred S. Kleiner
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2010-02-04
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9780495909873
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A History of Roman Art Enhanced Edition Book Summary : A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, ENHANCED EDITION is a lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. This ENHANCED EDITION has added coverage on Etruscan art in the beginning of the text. All aspects of Roman art and architecture are treated, including private art and domestic architecture, the art of the Eastern and Western provinces, the art of freedmen, and the so-called minor arts, including cameos, silverware, and coins. The book is divided into four parts-Monarchy and Republic, Early Empire, High Empire, and Late Empire-and traces the development of Roman art from its beginnings in the 8th century BCE to the mid fourth century CE, with special chapters devoted to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Ostia, funerary and provincial art and architecture, and the earliest Christian art. The original edition of this text was warmly received in the market based on a high level of scholarship, comprehensive contents, and superb visuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒A History Of Roman Art ✍ Fred S. Kleiner

✏Book Title : A History of Roman Art
✏Author : Fred S. Kleiner
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2016-10-12
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781337515771
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A History of Roman Art Book Summary : Winner of the prestigious TAA Textbook Excellence Award, A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART has been updated to reflect scholarship advances of the past decade, and dramatically expands the lavish photographic documentation of the first edition with more than 400 new color photographs in the text. A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART surveys the art of Rome and its empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine presented in its historical, political, and social context. Divided into four parts (Italy before and during the Republic; and the Early, High, and Late Empires), each of the 21 chapters combines a discussion of general issues and individual monuments with a series of boxed essays on architectural terminology; materials and techniques; religion and mythology; the cultural context of works of art; the role of patrons; and the problems that ancient artists and architects faced and how they solved them. Special chapters are devoted to Pompeii and Herculaneum and funerary and provincial art in all media. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

✏Book Title : A History of Roman Art Enhanced Edition
✏Author : Fred S. Kleiner
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2010-02-04
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781111792817
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A History of Roman Art Enhanced Edition Book Summary : A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, ENHANCED EDITION is a lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. This ENHANCED EDITION has added coverage on Etruscan art in the beginning of the text. All aspects of Roman art and architecture are treated, including private art and domestic architecture, the art of the Eastern and Western provinces, the art of freedmen, and the so-called minor arts, including cameos, silverware, and coins. The book is divided into four parts-Monarchy and Republic, Early Empire, High Empire, and Late Empire-and traces the development of Roman art from its beginnings in the 8th century BCE to the mid fourth century CE, with special chapters devoted to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Ostia, funerary and provincial art and architecture, and the earliest Christian art. The original edition of this text was warmly received in the market based on a high level of scholarship, comprehensive contents, and superb visuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒Ancient Rome ✍ Ada Gabucci

✏Book Title : Ancient Rome
✏Author : Ada Gabucci
✏Publisher : Getty Publications
✏Release Date : 2002
✏Pages : 143
✏ISBN : 0892366567
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Ancient Rome Book Summary : Rome continues to be the monumental expression of a legend. It is the eternal city where all roads of the ancient world converged, and through the millennia has been the model for the very concept of a universal empire. Through art, architecture, and urban planning, the empire expanded with an exceptional synthesis of technology, politics, law, and propaganda, conquering Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East. Accompanied by masterpieces of architecture, sculpture and painting and the words of illustrious figures, Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History follows the arc of the city and its civilization from their beginnings to their height and decline. Included are discussions of the emperor Augustus; the Julio-Claudian dynasty; the ill-fated town of Pompeii; the architecture and planning of the metropolis; the art and architecture of the provinces of Europe and North Africa; and the fall of the Western Empire and the establishment of the Byzantine Empire as the heir of Rome.

✏Book Title : The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
✏Author : Clemente Marconi
✏Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
✏Release Date : 2015
✏Pages : 710
✏ISBN : 9780199783304
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture Book Summary : This handbook explores key aspects of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars of various generations, nationalities, and backgrounds, it discusses Greek and Roman ideas about art and architecture, as expressed in both texts and images, along with the production of art and architecture in the Greek and Roman world.

📒Shaky Ground ✍ Elizabeth Marlowe

✏Book Title : Shaky Ground
✏Author : Elizabeth Marlowe
✏Publisher : A&C Black
✏Release Date : 2013-10-10
✏Pages : 160
✏ISBN : 9781472502100
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Shaky Ground Book Summary : The recent crisis in the world of antiquities collecting has prompted scholars and the general public to pay more attention than ever before to the archaeological findspots and collecting histories of ancient artworks. This new scrutiny is applied to works currently on the market as well as to those acquired since (and despite) the 1970 UNESCO Convention, which aimed to prevent the trafficking in cultural property. When it comes to famous works that have been in major museums for many generations, however, the matter of their origins is rarely considered. Canonical pieces like the Barberini Togatus or the Fonseca bust of a Flavian lady appear in many scholarly studies and virtually every textbook on Roman art. But we have no more certainty about these works' archaeological contexts than we do about those that surface on the market today. This book argues that the current legal and ethical debates over looting, ownership and cultural property have distracted us from the epistemological problems inherent in all (ostensibly) ancient artworks lacking a known findspot, problems that should be of great concern to those who seek to understand the past through its material remains.

📒The Freedman In Roman Art And Art History ✍ Lauren Hackworth Petersen

✏Book Title : The Freedman in Roman Art and Art History
✏Author : Lauren Hackworth Petersen
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2011-09-19
✏Pages : 312
✏ISBN : 9781107603592
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Freedman in Roman Art and Art History Book Summary : From monumental tombs and domestic decoration, to acts of benefaction and portraits of ancestors, Roman freed slaves, or freedmen, were prodigious patrons of art and architecture. Traditionally, however, the history of Roman art has been told primarily through the monumental remains of the emperors and ancient writers who worked in their circles. In this study, Lauren Petersen critically investigates the notion of 'freedman art' in scholarship, dependent as it is on elite-authored texts that are filled with hyperbole and stereotypes of freedmen, such as the memorable fictional character Trimalchio, a boorish ex-slave in Petronius' Satyricon. She emphasizes integrated visual ensembles within defined historical and social contexts and aims to show how material culture can reflect preoccupations that were prevalent throughout Roman society. Interdisciplinary in scope, this book explores the many ways that monuments and artistic commissions by freedmen spoke to a much more complex reality than that presented in literature.

✏Book Title : The Social History of Roman Art
✏Author : Peter Stewart
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2008-05-29
✏Pages : 214
✏ISBN : 0521016592
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Social History of Roman Art Book Summary : The character of Roman art history has changed in recent years. More than ever before, it is concerned with the role of art in ancient society, including the functions that it served and the values and assumptions that it reflects. At the same time, images have become centrally important to the study of ancient history in general. This book offers a, critical introduction to Roman art against the background of these developments. Focusing on selected examples and themes, it sets the images in context, explains how they have been interpreted, and explodes some of the modern myths that surround them. It also explores some of the problems and contradictions that we face when we try to deal with ancient art in this manner. From wall-paintings to statues, from coins to the gravestones, this is a lucid and often provocative appraisal of the world of Roman images.

📒Ancient Roman Art ✍ Susie Hodge

✏Book Title : Ancient Roman Art
✏Author : Susie Hodge
✏Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
✏Release Date : 2006-06-14
✏Pages : 32
✏ISBN : 1403487677
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Ancient Roman Art Book Summary : Examines the art of ancient Rome, including painting, sculpture, and architecture.

📒Roman Art ✍ Paul Zanker

✏Book Title : Roman Art
✏Author : Paul Zanker
✏Publisher : Getty Publications
✏Release Date : 2010
✏Pages : 205
✏ISBN : 9781606060308
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Roman Art Book Summary : The evolution of Roman imagery is placed in the political and social context of Republican Rome and the Empire in this groundbreaking study.