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A history of Roman art

Author: Steven L Tuck
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley/Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015.
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This thoroughly illustrated, narrative history of Roman art provides an extensive survey of the subject, spanning approximately 1,000 years, from the founding of Rome to the rule of Constantine. Broadly defining Roman art and considering the many cultures that contributed to the Roman system, A History of Roman Art examines a wide range of painting, mosaic, sculpture, and decorative arts, as well as architecture and
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Tuck, Steven L.
History of Roman art.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2014030819
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven L Tuck
ISBN: 9781444330250 144433025X 9781444330267 1444330268
OCLC Number: 904788804
Description: xxxiii, 372 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Regal period, 753 BC-509 BCE: the Etruscans and the question of Etruscan dominance --
The early republic, 509-211 BCE: the spread of Roman power and forms --
The later republic, 211-31 BCE: the origins of a Hellenistic Roman culture --
The age of Augustus, 31 BCE-14 CE: the art of empire --
The Julio-Claudians, 14-68 CE: the rise of Roman dynastic art --
The Flavians, 69-96 CE: civil war, disaster and response --
Trajan and Hadrian, 98-138 CE: emperors from the provinces --
Antonine emperors, 138-192 CE: from an empire of gold to one of rust --
Civil war and Severan dynasty, 193-235 CE: calm before the storm --
The third century and the tetrarchy, 235-306 CE: crisis and renewal --
Constantine, 306-337 CE: Christian empire and the decline of the West.
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