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Art and the Romans

Anne Haward

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ISBN 10: 1853995584 / ISBN 13: 9781853995583
Published by Bristol Classical Press
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112 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.4in. x 0.3in.This text aims to overturn the frequent dismissal of Roman art as mosaics and uninspiring copies of Greek sculpture. In place of the usual historical outline approach, this book looks at the subject by genre and considers the attitudes of Romans themselves to art. Drawing on literary sources as well as illustrations from many parts of the Roman world, this survey of Roman art to the time of Constantine considers what Romans hoped to achieve and how far they were successful. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781853995583

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Title: Art and the Romans

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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This text aims to overturn the frequent dismissal of Roman art as 'mosaics and uninspiring copies of Greek sculpture'. In place of the usual historical outline approach, this book looks at the subject by genre and considers the attitudes of Romans themselves to art. Drawing on literary sources as well as illustrations from many parts of the Roman world, this survey of Roman art to the time of Constantine considers what Romans hoped to achieve and how far they were successful.

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Anne Haward is currently a freelance lecturer in aspects of Roman art. She was formerly Head of Classics at New Hall School, Chelmsford.

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