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A history of Roman art

Author: Steven L Tuck
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A History of Roman Art provides a wide-ranging survey ofthe subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome's firstChristian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up-to-dateinformation available on the topic, this new textbook explores thecreation, use, and meaning of art in the Roman world.-Extensively illustrated with 375 color photographs and linedrawings -Broadly defines Roman art to include the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tuck, Steven L.
History of Roman art.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2014029770
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven L Tuck
ISBN: 9781118885437 1118885430 9781118885413 1118885414
OCLC Number: 885148345
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Regal period, 753 BC-509 BC: the Etruscans and the question of Etruscan dominance --
The early republic, 509-211 BC: the spread of Roman power and forms --
The later republic, 211 BC-31 BC: the origins of a Hellenistic Roman culture --
The age of Augustus, 31 BC-AD 14: the art of empire --
The Julio-Claudians, AD 14 --
68: the rise of Roman dynastic art --
The Flavians, AD 69-96: civil war, disaster and response --
Trajan and Hadrian, AD 98-138: emperors from the provinces --
Antonine emperors, AD 138-192: from an empire of gold to one of rust --
Civil war and Severan dynasty, AD 193-235: calm before the storm --
The third century and the tetrarchy, AD 235-306: crisis and renewal --
Constantine, AD 306-337: Christian empire and the decline of the West.
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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  Read more...

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