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Senses of the empire : multisensory approaches to Roman culture

Author: Eleanor Betts
Publisher: Abingdon : Oxon : New York : NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Betts
ISBN: 9781472446299 1472446291
OCLC Number: 1014135403
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xiv, 227 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Senses of EmpireEleanor BettsChapter 1 The Sounds of the City: from Noise to Silence in Ancient RomeRay LaurenceChapter 2 The Multivalency of Sensory Artefacts in the City of Rome Eleanor BettsChapter 3 Beyond Smell: the Sensory Landscape of the Roman fullonicaMiko FlohrChapter 4 Soundscape of the Street: Architectural Acoustics in OstiaJeffrey VeitchChapter 5 Sensory Archaeologies: a Vindolanda SmellscapeThomas J. DerrickChapter 6 A Sense of Grief: the Role of the Senses in the Performance of Roman MourningValerie M. HopeChapter 7 Blood, Fire and Feasting: The Role of Touch and Taste in Graeco-Roman Animal SacrificeCandace WeddleChapter 8 Babes in Arms? Sensory Dissonance and the Ambiguities of Votive ObjectsEmma-Jayne GrahamChapter 9 All That Glitters: Roman Signet Rings, the Senses and the SelfIan J. MarshmanChapter 10 Tuning into the Past: Methodological Perspectives in the Contextualised Study of the Sounds of Roman AntiquityAlexandre VincentChapter 11 Motion Sensors: Perceiving Movement in Roman PantomimeHelen SlaneyChapter 12 Scents of Place and Colours of Smell: Fragranced Entertainment in Ancient RomeJo DayAfterword: Towards a Methodology for Roman Sensory StudiesEleanor Betts
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