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The first hall of fame : a study of the statues in the Forum Augustum

Author: Joseph Geiger
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 295.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
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This book identifies the Greek and roman backgrounds to and influences on Augustus' decision as well as his probable motives for setting up these statues. Chapters deal with the structure of the Forum and its statues, and provide a detailed analysis of the list of men (and women) known to have been included and the crieteria for inclusion. the additions to the heroes between Augustus and Trajan and the later impact  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Geiger, Joseph.
First hall of fame.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(OCoLC)609212264
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Geiger
ISBN: 9789004168695 9004168699
OCLC Number: 228370000
Description: x, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. The Greek Background --
Ch. 3. The Roman Background --
Ch. 4. A Marble Gallery for a City of Marble --
Ch. 5. The Heroes --
Ch. 6. After Augustus: The Age of Bronze --
Ch. 7. The Impact of the Gallery of Heroes.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 295.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Responsibility: by Joseph Geiger.
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The statues of the Forum Augustum are analysed with respect to textual, archaeological and epigraphic evidence and are examined in terms of Greek and Roman influences, structure, composition and  Read more...

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