A History Of Roman Art by Fred S. KleinerA History Of Roman Art by Fred S. Kleiner

A History Of Roman Art

byFred S. Kleiner

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A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, 2nd Edition, surveys the art of Rome and its empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine presented in its historical, political, and social context, with coverage of Etruscan and Greek art in Italy before the rise of Rome and of Christian art and architecture during the Late Empire. Each of the 21 chapters combines a discussion of general issues and individual monuments with a series of boxed essays on architectural terminology; materials and techniques; religion and mythology; the cultural context of works of art; the role of patrons in determining the character of Roman monuments; and the problems that ancient artists and architects faced and how they solved them.
Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been Professor of Art History and Archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teachin...
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Title:A History Of Roman ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.6 × 8.8 × 0.8 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:Camden Press (D/N/U)Language:English

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Part I: ITALY BEFORE AND DURING THE REPUBLIC.1. Italy before the Rise of Rome.2. From Village to World Capital.3. Republican Town Planning and Pompeii.4. Republican Domestic Architecture and Mural Painting.5. From Marcellus to Caesar.Part II: THE EARLY EMPIRE.6. The Augustan Principate.7. Preparing for the Afterlife during the Early Empire.8. The Pax Augusta in the West.9. The Julio-Claudian Dynasty.10. Civil War, the Flavians, and Nerva.11. Pompeii and Herculaneum in the First Century CE.Part III: THE HIGH EMPIRE.12. Trajan, Optimus Princeps.13. Hadrian the Philhellene.14. The Antonines.15. Ostia, Port and Mirror of Rome.16. Burying the Dead during the High Empire.Part IV: THE LATE EMPIRE.17. The Severan Dynasty.18. Lepcis Magna and the Eastern Provinces.19. The Soldier Emperors.20. The Tetrarchy.21. Constantine, Emperor and Christian Patron.