A Handbook of Roman Art

A Handbook of Roman Art : A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World

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In this companion volume to Gisela Richter's Handbook of Greek Art, the subject of Roman art is treated by a team of 11 experts. Extending in time from Early Rome to Late Antiquity, and including the provinces as well as Rome and Italy, the book covers a vast scope, ranging from architecture and painting to jewellery, coins and inscriptions. Richly illustrated and with detailed notes and bibliography, this survey is a comprehensive text for all students of Roman art and civilization.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 176 x 248 x 18mm | 879.99g
  • Phaidon Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 35 colour and 209 b&w illustrations, maps, plans, bibliography, index
  • 0714823015
  • 9780714823010
  • 159,896

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In this companion volume to Gisela Richter's Handbook of Greek Art, the subject of Roman art is treated by a team of eleven experts. Extending in time from Early Rome to Late Antiquity, and including the provinces as well as Rome and Italy, the book covers a vast scope, ranging from architecture and painting to jewellery, coins and inscriptions.show more

About Martin Henig

Martin Henig lectures on Roman Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford.show more

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