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From Hannibal to Saint Augustine : ancient art of North Africa from the Musée du Louvre

Author: Monique Seefried BrouilletFrançois BaratteMusée du Louvre.Michael C. Carlos Museum.Crocker Art Museum.All authors
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An evocative journey through a millennium of North Africa's culturally rich and diverse past, this exhibition catalogue presents the history of North Africa from the Punic settlements of the seventh century B.C. through the Early Christian period up to the seventh century A.D."--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monique Seefried Brouillet; François Baratte; Musée du Louvre.; Michael C. Carlos Museum.; Crocker Art Museum.; Milwaukee Art Museum.
ISBN: 0963816918 9780963816917
OCLC Number: 29865079
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition of the same title held at Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 6-May 29, 1994, at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., Sept. 17-Nov. 13, 1994, and at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 2, 1994-Feb. 5, 1995.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: History of the North African collectinos of the Musée du Louvre --
The state of archaeological research in North Africa --
Historical introduction --
Punic North Africa --
The Punic language and writing --
The Punic religion --
Trade and luxury ware in Punic North Africa --
Hannibal as seen by classical authors --
Indigenous kingdoms and the legacy of the Punic culture --
The indigenous kingdoms and the Hellenization of North Africa --
Roman North Africa --
Town, country, and social mobility --
Entertainment in Roman North Africa --
Apuleius and the visual arts --
Christian North Africa --
Christian monuments and the history of North Africa --
Augustine of Hippo: a climactic figure in North African Christianity --
Saints, sleepers, and the Christian city --
Pottery lamps from late Roman and Vandal Africa --
Intellectual continuity in Vandal North Africa.
Other Titles: Ancient art of North Africa from the Musée du Louvre
Responsibility: edited by Monique Seefried Brouillet ; with contributions by François Baratte [and others].

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"An evocative journey through a millennium of North Africa's culturally rich and diverse past, this exhibition catalogue presents the history of North Africa from the Punic settlements of the seventh century B.C. through the Early Christian period up to the seventh century A.D."--Publisher.

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