Release date: 23rd January 2015
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN No: 978 1444330267
A History of Roman Art provides a wide–ranging survey of the subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome’s first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up–to–date information available on the topic, this new textbook explores the creation, use, and meaning of art in the Roman world. Extensively illustrated with 375 color photographs and line drawings Broadly defines Roman art to include the various cultures that contributed to the Roman system Focuses throughout on the overarching themes of Rome’s cultural inclusiveness and art’s important role in promoting Roman values Discusses a wide range of Roman painting, mosaic, sculpture, and decorative arts, as well as architecture and associated sculptures within the cultural contexts they were created and developed Offers helpful and instructive pedagogical features for students, such as timelines; key terms defined in margins; a glossary; sidebars with key lessons and explanatory material on artistic technique, stories, and ancient authors; textboxes on art and literature, art from the provinces, and important scholarly perspectives; and primary sources in translation Upon publication, a book companion website will be available with the following resources: PowerPoint slides, glossary, and timeline.
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