Der Kaiser Im Krieg

Der Kaiser Im Krieg : Die Bilder Der Saule Des Marc Aurel

By (author) Johannes Griebel

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With its richly figurative friezes, the column of Marcus Aurelius is a key monument of Roman art concerned withrepresenting power. Yet it has always been regarded and interpreted as being overshadowed by Trajan s column. The present study abandons this point of view. Starting from a systematic analysis of the visual material, it investigates the forms of imperial representation in the reliefs. The findings of the study not only lead to a new aesthetic and historical valuation of the column of Marcus Aurelius but also suggest ways to reconsider other comparable images of Roman art concerned with representing power."

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  • Hardback | 511 pages
  • 178 x 244 x 34mm | 1,519.98g
  • 30 Nov 2013
  • Walter de Gruyter
  • Berlin/Boston
  • German
  • diverse Abbildungen
  • 3110295385
  • 9783110295382

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Johannes Griebel, Zentralinstitut fur Kunstgeschichte, Munchen."

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