A History of Roman Art (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 408
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781444330250
Omtale A History of Roman Art
A History of Roman Art provides a wide-ranging survey of the subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome's first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up-to-date information available on the topic, this new textbook explores the creation, use, and meaning of art in the Roman world.
Extensively illustrated with 375 color photographs and line drawingsBroadly defines Roman art to include the various cultures that contributed to the Roman systemFocuses throughout on the overarching themes of Rome's cultural inclusiveness and art's important role in promoting Roman valuesDiscusses a wide range of Roman painting, mosaic, sculpture, and decorative arts, as well as architecture and associated sculptures within the cultural contexts they were created and developedOffers helpful and instructive pedagogical features for students, such as timelines; key terms defined in margins; a glossary; sidebars with key lessons and explanatory material on artistic technique, stories, and ancient authors; textboxes on art and literature, art from the provinces, and important scholarly perspectives; and primary sources in translationA book companion website is available at www.wiley.com/go/romanart with the following resources: PowerPoint slides, glossary, and timeline
Steven Tuck is the 2014 recipient of the American Archaeological Association's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.

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