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Beyond boundaries : connecting visual cultures in the provinces of ancient Rome

Susan E. Alcock, Mariana Egri, and James F.D. Frakes, editors.
  • Los Angeles : Getty Publications, [2016]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2016
  • viii, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
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    N5763 .B49 2016 c. 1
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Summary
  • This book includes nineteen provocative and compelling essays by international scholars-accomplished by rich visual documentation, seven detailed maps, and an extensive bibliography-and represents the latest and most innovative scholarship in the field of art and archaelogy of the Roman provinces.
Contents
  • Part One : Approaches to provincial contexts. What is a province / Alicia Jiménez
  • A synoecism of cultures in Roman Greece / Maria Papaioannou
  • Networks : exile and tourism in the Roman Cyclades / Rebecca Sweetman
  • A portrait of the artist as a mosaicist under the Roman Empire / Will Wootton
  • Material matters : object, authorship, and audience in the arts of Rome's empire / Steven Hijmans. Part Two : traditions, innovation, manipulation. Developing a "sculptural habit" : the creation of a sculptural tradition in the Roman Central Balkans / Dragana Mladenović
  • In search of identities : a preliminary report on the visual and textual context of the funerary monuments of Roman Macedonia / A.D. Rizakis and I. Touratsoglou
  • Coins before conquest in Celtic France : an art lost to empire / Kimberly Cassibry
  • Mallokouria : portraits of local elite boys in Roman Egypt / Marianne Bergmann
  • The architecture of changing sacrificial practices in Pre-Roman and Roman Gaul. Part Three : Networks, movements, meaning. Celtic design, Roman ubjects : a portrait of Marcus Aurelius from rural Britain / Susan Walker
  • Footsteps in stone : variability within a global culture / Louise Revell
  • Objective alterity : import consumption in the ports of Roman Egypt / Jennifer Gates-Foster
  • Roamn medallions in Scandinavia : shifting contexts of space, time, and meaning / Nancy L. Wicker
  • The British Museum Hāritī : toward understanding transculturalism in Gandhara / Naman P. Ahuja. Part Four : local accents in the imperial context. Gods, masks, and monstra : situational syncretisms in Roman Africa / Matthew M. McCarty
  • Constructed landscape : designing urban centers in Roman Africa / Thomas Morton
  • Heritage and homogeneity in the coinage of early Roman Antioch / Carlos F. Noreña
  • Looking at the classical past : tradition, identity, and copies of nobilia opera in Roman Greece / Valentina Di Napoli.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-370) and index.
ISBN
  • 9781606064719
  • 1606064711
Identifying numbers
  • 40026029650
  • EAN: 9781606064719
  • LCCN: 2015020464
  • OCLC: 912507836
  • OCLC: 912507836