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Roman art and architecture

Author: Mortimer Wheeler
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1985, ©1964.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated survey of ancient Roman art and architecture.

In this wide-ranging analysis of Roman art, Sir Mortimer Wheeler describes the architecture and town planning, the sculpture and painting, the silverware, glass, pottery and other successful artistic achievements of the era.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Wheeler
ISBN: 0500200211 9780500200216
OCLC Number: 13710725
Description: 250 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Roman contribution --
Greece and Rome --
Towns: the beginning; Italy; Africa; Near East; Gaul; Britain --
Buildings: temples; bath-buildings; forum and basilica; theatres; ampitheatres and circuses; houses; palaces; arches and engineering --
Aspects of sculpture and painting: portraiture; narrative; landscape --
Other aspects of Roman art: the Romans as collectors and connoisseurs; Roman art on the Celtic fringe; Roman art in the East.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Sir Mortimer Wheeler.

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