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The Resource Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon

Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon

Label
Roman art
Title
Roman art
Statement of responsibility
Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zanker, Paul
Dewey number
709.37
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
LC call number
N5760
LC item number
.Z3313 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Art, Roman
Label
Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Rome-Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli Spa, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-203) and index
Contents
1. A New Art Based on Greek Forms -- Hellenistic Culture Changes the Lifestyle of Roman Aristocrats -- New Spaces for Images: The Villa as the Locus of Otium -- The Sculptures of the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum -- Opening Up Worlds of the Imagination -- Selecting the Best: Imitation as Cultural Destiny -- Popular Art? -- 2. The Representation of Power and Prestige: Conflicting Images -- Public Art outside Rome -- Competition among the Mighty -- Pride in One's Own Face -- 3. Images of Power: Dominion and World Order in the Empire -- Imperial Portraiture under the Empire -- The Barbarian and the Amphitheater -- Imperial Art as a System -- Imperial Art and Public Ceremony: "Historical" Reliefs -- Official Art as "Propaganda"? How Did the Images Function? -- Internalizing the Cliches of Imperial Art -- 4. The Roman House as Theater of the Joys of Life -- A Culture of Hospitality and Entertainment -- Images and Their Associations -- Living with Myth -- Fantasy Worlds -- Costly Furnishings -- 5. Tomb and Self-Image -- Memoria and Achievement -- Withdrawal from the Public Gaze -- Mourning, Solace, and Joie de vivre: The Imagery of Sarcophagi -- 6. Rome and the Empire -- A Patchwork of Cultures -- The Ruler-Cult and the Image of the Emperor -- Funerary Self-Representation in the Provinces -- The Greek East Remains True to Its Own Traditions -- "Schools" of Sculpture -- 7. Toward Late Antiquity -- A New Image for the Emperor -- New Images for a Changed Mentality
Control code
ocn501180609
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 205 p.
Isbn
9781606060308
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010001808
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781606060308
  • (OCoLC)501180609
Label
Roman art, Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon
Publication
Note
Originally published: Rome-Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli Spa, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-203) and index
Contents
1. A New Art Based on Greek Forms -- Hellenistic Culture Changes the Lifestyle of Roman Aristocrats -- New Spaces for Images: The Villa as the Locus of Otium -- The Sculptures of the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum -- Opening Up Worlds of the Imagination -- Selecting the Best: Imitation as Cultural Destiny -- Popular Art? -- 2. The Representation of Power and Prestige: Conflicting Images -- Public Art outside Rome -- Competition among the Mighty -- Pride in One's Own Face -- 3. Images of Power: Dominion and World Order in the Empire -- Imperial Portraiture under the Empire -- The Barbarian and the Amphitheater -- Imperial Art as a System -- Imperial Art and Public Ceremony: "Historical" Reliefs -- Official Art as "Propaganda"? How Did the Images Function? -- Internalizing the Cliches of Imperial Art -- 4. The Roman House as Theater of the Joys of Life -- A Culture of Hospitality and Entertainment -- Images and Their Associations -- Living with Myth -- Fantasy Worlds -- Costly Furnishings -- 5. Tomb and Self-Image -- Memoria and Achievement -- Withdrawal from the Public Gaze -- Mourning, Solace, and Joie de vivre: The Imagery of Sarcophagi -- 6. Rome and the Empire -- A Patchwork of Cultures -- The Ruler-Cult and the Image of the Emperor -- Funerary Self-Representation in the Provinces -- The Greek East Remains True to Its Own Traditions -- "Schools" of Sculpture -- 7. Toward Late Antiquity -- A New Image for the Emperor -- New Images for a Changed Mentality
Control code
ocn501180609
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 205 p.
Isbn
9781606060308
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010001808
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781606060308
  • (OCoLC)501180609

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