Roman Art

Roman Art

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For freshman/senior-level courses in Roman Art, Etruscan and Roman Art, Greek and Roman Art, The Roman World, Roman Civilization, Roman History. Ideal for students who are studying Roman art for the first time, this exceptionally well-illustrated text explores Roman art in the traditional historical manner-with a focus on painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor arts. It assumes no prior acquaintance with the classical world, and explains the necessary linguistic, historical, religious, social, and political background needed to fully understand Roman art.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 204.2 x 253 x 18.8mm | 816.48g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports.
  • 0130278831
  • 9780130278838

About Nancy H. Ramage

NANCY H. RAMAGE is the Charles A. Dana Professor in the Humanities and the Arts at Ithaca College and recently received the Excellence in Teaching award at her institution. She has been a trustee of the Archaeological Institute of America and on the advisory board of Etruscan Studies, the American Journal of Archaeology, and Dig Magazine, and a member of the Royal Society of Arts in the U.K. She received her doctorate from Harvard University and has wide experience as a lecturer, writer, and museum consultant. She co-authored two books on material from the excavations at Sardis, one on Greek and Roman sculpture and one on Athenian pottery, and has written many articles on antiquity and its reception in the 18th century. ANDREW RAMAGE is Professor of the History of Art and Archaeology at Cornell University. He is the Director of the Archaeology Program at Cornell, and Associate Director of the Harvard/Cornell Archaeological Exploration of Sardis. A Harvard University Ph.D., he has written Lydian Houses and Architectural Terracottas (1978), Twenty-five Years of Discovery at Sardis with Nancy H. Ramage (1983), and King Croesus's Gold: Excavations at Sardis an the History of Gold Refining with P.T. Craddock (2000).show more

Table of contents

1. The Villanovan and Etruscan Forerunners 1000-200 BC. 2. The Roman Republic 200-27 BC. 3. Augustus and the Imperial Idea 27 BC-AD 14 4. The Julio-Claudians AD 14-68. 5. The Flavians: Savior to Despot AD 69-98. 6. Trajan, Optimus Princeps AD 98-117. 7. Hadrian and the Classical Revival AD 117-138. 8. The Antonines AD 138-193. 9. The Severans AD 193-235. 10. The Soldier Emperors AD 235-284 AD. 11. The Tetrarchs AD 284-312. 12. Constantine AD 307-337 and the Aftermath. Roman Emperors. Ancient Authors. Glossary. Select Bibliography. Photographic Credits. Index.show more

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