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Roman art : Romulus to Constantine

Author: Nancy H Ramage; Andrew Ramage
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Fully revised and further enlarged, with more color illustrations and fresh topics, this is the fourth edition of an introduction to the painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts of the Roman world. It covers the 1,300 years from the Etruscan forerunners of the Romans to the introduction of Christianity under the Emperor Constantine the Great. The new edition introduces such subjects as rescue  Read more...
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Ramage, Nancy H., 1942-
Roman art.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005
(OCoLC)743187252
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy H Ramage; Andrew Ramage
ISBN: 0131504878 9780131504875 0131896121 9780131896123
OCLC Number: 54693069
Description: 368 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. The Etruscan forerunners 1000-200 B.C. --
2. The Roman Republic 509-27 B.C. --
3. Augustus and the imperial idea 27 B.C.-A.D. 14 --
4. The Julio-Claudians A.D. 14-68 --
5. The Flavians : savior to despot A.D. 69-98 --
6. Trajan, Optimus Princeps A.D. 98-117 --
7. Hadrian and the classical revival A.D. 117-138 --
8. The Antonines A.D. 138-193 --
9. The severans A.D. 193-235 --
10. The soldier emperors A.D. 235-284 --
11. The tetrarchs A.D. 284-312 --
12. Constantine and the aftermath A.D. 307-337 --
Roman emperors --
Ancient authors --
Roman gods and goddesses and their Greek equivalents.
Responsibility: Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew Ramage.

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