Steven L. Tuck A History of Roman Art

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A History of Roman Art

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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
  • A book companion website is available at www.wiley.com/go/romanart with the following resources: PowerPoint slides, glossary, and timeline

Steven Tuck is the 2014 recipient of the American Archaeological Association's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.

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This thoroughly illustrated, narrative history of Roman artprovides an extensive survey of the subject, spanning approximately1,000 years, from the founding of Rome to the rule of Constantine.Broadly defining Roman art and considering the many cultures thatcontributed to the Roman system, A History of Roman Artexamines a wide range of painting, mosaic, sculpture, anddecorative arts, as well as architecture and its associatedsculptures.

The overarching themes of Rome’s cultural inclusivenessand art’s important role in promoting Roman values runsthrough the book. Each chapter consists of a chronologicallyorganized account of the arts with key examples illustrating thecultural and historical context within which art was created anddeveloped along with sections offering further discussion on theintersection of art and literature, art from the provinces, andimportant scholarly perspectives. Guided by a helpful structurethat includes key lessons and explanatory material on artistictechniques, stories, and writing by ancient authors, readers aresure to gain a deep appreciation of art’s contribution to theRoman world.

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Steven L. Tuck is Professor and Chair of Classics at Miami University. In 2012, he received the E. Phillips Knox award, Miami University's highest honor for innovative and effective undergraduate teaching. He is the author of Latin Inscriptions in the Kelsey Museum: The Dennison and De Criscio Collections (2006).

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