Art in the Roman Empire

Art in the Roman Empire


By (author) Michael Grant

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Hardback | 168 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 234mm x 18mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 1 February 1996
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415120314
  • ISBN 13: 9780415120319
  • Illustrations note: 5 black & white tables

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Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive masterpieces were produced outside Rome, on the frontiers of its enormous empire.

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Table of contents

List of Illustrations Introduction Acknowledgements Part I Sculpture Chapter 1. Imperial Portraits 2. Portraits of Private Individuals 3. Imperial Reliefs 4. Sarcophagi Part II Architecture 5. Pagan Temples 6. Houses 7. Places of Entertainment 8. Arches, Bridges, Aqueducts 9. Pagan Basilicas 10. Christian Architecture III Other Arts 11. Paintings, Stucco 12. Mosaics, Textiles 13. Coins, Medallions 14. Gems, Jewels 15. Silver Epilogue List of Roman Emperors Some Books: I Ancient Writings; II Modern Writings Abbreviations Notes Maps Index