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The Resource Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon

Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon

Label
Roman art
Title
Roman art
Statement of responsibility
Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
709.37
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
LC call number
N5760
LC item number
.Z3313 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Rome-Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli Spa, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-197) and index
Contents
1. A new art based on Greek forms. Hellenistic culture changes the lifestyle of Roman aristocrats ; New spaces for images: the villa as the locus of otium ; The sculptures of the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum ; Opening up worlds of the imagination ; Selecting the best: imitation as cultural destiny ; Popular art? -- 2. The representation of power and prestige: conflicting images. Public art outside Rome ; Competition among the mighty ; Pride in one's own face -- 3. Images of power: dominion and world order in the empire. Imperial portraiture under the empire ; The barbarian and the amphitheater ; Imperial art as a system ; Imperial art and public ceremony: "historical" reliefs ; Official art as "propaganda"? How did the images function? ; Internalizing the cliches of imperial art -- 4. The Roman house as theater of the joys of life. A culture of hospitality and entertainment ; Images and their associations ; Living with myth ; Fantasy worlds ; Costly furnishings -- 5. Tomb and self-image. Memoria and achievement ; Withdrawal from the public gaze ; Mourning, solace, and joie de vivre: the imagery of sarcophagi -- 6. Rome and the empire. A patchwork of cultures ; The ruler-cult and the image of the emperor ; Funerary self-representation in the provinces ; The Greek east remains true to its own traditions ; "Schools" of sculpture -- 7. Toward Late Antiquity. A new image for the emperor ; New images for a changed mentality
Control code
sky246477065
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9781606061015
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans
Label
Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Publication
Note
Originally published: Rome-Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli Spa, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-197) and index
Contents
1. A new art based on Greek forms. Hellenistic culture changes the lifestyle of Roman aristocrats ; New spaces for images: the villa as the locus of otium ; The sculptures of the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum ; Opening up worlds of the imagination ; Selecting the best: imitation as cultural destiny ; Popular art? -- 2. The representation of power and prestige: conflicting images. Public art outside Rome ; Competition among the mighty ; Pride in one's own face -- 3. Images of power: dominion and world order in the empire. Imperial portraiture under the empire ; The barbarian and the amphitheater ; Imperial art as a system ; Imperial art and public ceremony: "historical" reliefs ; Official art as "propaganda"? How did the images function? ; Internalizing the cliches of imperial art -- 4. The Roman house as theater of the joys of life. A culture of hospitality and entertainment ; Images and their associations ; Living with myth ; Fantasy worlds ; Costly furnishings -- 5. Tomb and self-image. Memoria and achievement ; Withdrawal from the public gaze ; Mourning, solace, and joie de vivre: the imagery of sarcophagi -- 6. Rome and the empire. A patchwork of cultures ; The ruler-cult and the image of the emperor ; Funerary self-representation in the provinces ; The Greek east remains true to its own traditions ; "Schools" of sculpture -- 7. Toward Late Antiquity. A new image for the emperor ; New images for a changed mentality
Control code
sky246477065
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9781606061015
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans

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