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Roman Art : Romulus to Constantine

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780130278838

ISBN10:
0130278831
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For freshman/senior-level courses in Roman Art, Etruscan and Roman Art, Greek and Roman Art, The Roman World, Roman Civilization, Roman History. Ideal for students who are studying Roman art for the first time, this exceptionally well-illustrated text explores Roman art in the traditional historical mannerwith a focus on painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor arts. It assumes no prior acquaintance with the classical world, and explains the necessary linguistic, historical, religious, social, and political background needed to fully understand Roman art.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(1)
Preface to the second edition 7(1)
Preface to the third edition 7(1)
Introduction 8(3)
The land
11(1)
Chronology
11(1)
The political framework
12(2)
The Republic
12(2)
The Empire
14(1)
Art in the service of the state
14(3)
Fascism
16(1)
The Romans' acquisition of art objects
17(1)
Daily life of the Romans
18(1)
Archaeological ethics
19(1)
Restoration and forgery
19(1)
The history of collecting
19(1)
Illegal excavation and export of antiquities
20(1)
Rome and Greek art
20(4)
Three periods of Greek art
21(1)
Winckelmann and 18th-century restorations
22(1)
Interconnections
22(2)
The Villanovan and Etruscan Forerunners 1000--200 BC
24(32)
The Villanovans
27(1)
The Etruscans
28(2)
Architecture
30(5)
Tombs
30(2)
Temples
32(3)
Domestic buildings
35(1)
Sculpture
35(10)
Temple terracottas
35(2)
Animal sculpture
37(2)
Funerary sculpture
39(2)
Statuary
41(1)
Portraits
42(3)
Painting
45(7)
Bronze articles
52(1)
Rome, the Etruscans, and Latium
53(1)
Stories of Early Rome
54(1)
Overview
55(1)
The Roman Republic 200--27 BC
56(40)
Architecture
58(6)
Villas and houses
58(1)
Sanctuaries
58(5)
Temples
63(1)
Waterworks
64(1)
The Cloaca Maxima
64(1)
Town planning
65(6)
The Servian Wall
65(1)
The Roman Forum
65(3)
The castrum
68(3)
Isola Sacra
71(1)
Sculpture
71(11)
An early sarcophagus
71(1)
Unifinished sarcophagi
72(1)
Historical relief sculpture
73(4)
Portraiture
77(5)
Wall paintings
82(9)
An early tomb
82(1)
House walls
82(1)
Four Pompeian styles
82(9)
Mosaics
91(4)
Overview
95(1)
Augustus and the Imperial Idea 27 BC--AD 14
96(36)
Architecture
99(8)
The Forum and Mausoleum of Augustus
99(3)
A round bath building
102(1)
A temple in Gaul
102(1)
Theaters
103(1)
The arch
103(3)
Monuments along a renovated roadway
106(1)
A city in Spain
106(1)
Sculpture
107(16)
Portraits
107(5)
Reliefs
112(11)
Wall paintings
123(8)
Stucco
131(1)
Overview
131(1)
The Julio-Claudians AD 14--68
132(22)
The Gemma Augustea
134(1)
Imperial patronage in the provinces
135(1)
Imperial architecture and sculpture
136(2)
Portraits
138(4)
The other Julio-Claudians
138(2)
Ordinary citizens
140(2)
Sculpture
142(4)
Piety
142(2)
The imperial hero
144(1)
A mythological tale
145(1)
Public works
146(2)
Aqueducts
146(2)
Architecture
148(4)
The Underground Basilica
148(1)
Nero's Golden House
149(3)
Overview
152(2)
The Flavians: Savior to Despot AD 69--98
154(32)
Vespasian
156(1)
Imperial architecture
156(9)
The Colosseum
156(5)
The stadium of Domitian
161(1)
The Arch of Titus
161(3)
The Flavian palace
164(1)
Sculpture
165(7)
Imperial reliefs
165(1)
Plebeian reliefs
166(2)
Portraits
168(4)
Pompeii and Herculaneum
172(13)
The city of Pompeii
174(5)
Paintings in the Fourth Pompeian style
179(6)
Provincialism in art
185(1)
Overview
185(1)
Trajan, Optimus Princeps AD 98--117
186(20)
The Baths of Trajan
189(1)
The Forum and Markets of Trajan
189(3)
The Column of Trajan
192(7)
Other Trajanic sculptural relief
199(1)
The Arch of Trajan at Benevento
200(2)
The provinces
202(3)
A great bridge
202(1)
Timgad
202(3)
Overview
205(1)
Hadrian and the Classical Revival AD 117--138
206(28)
Architecture
209(15)
Hadrian's Villa
209(4)
The Pantheon
213(4)
Other Hadrianic buildings
217(7)
Portraits
224(2)
Reliefs
226(2)
Sarcophagi
228(5)
Attic sarcophagi
228(3)
Asiatic sarcophagi
231(2)
Strigil sarcophagi
233(1)
Overview
233(1)
The Antonines AD 138--193
234(24)
The Antonine family
236(1)
The reign of Antoninus Pius
236(4)
Portraits
236(1)
Architecture
237(1)
Reliefs
238(2)
The reign of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus
240(16)
Portraits
240(5)
The base of the Column of Antoninus Pius
245(3)
Panels from a triumphal arch
248(1)
The Column of Marcus Aurelius
248(4)
Sarcophagi
252(4)
The reign of Commodus
256(1)
Overview
257(1)
The Severans AD 193--235
258(26)
The reign of Septimius Severus
260(18)
Portraits
260(3)
Triumphal arches
263(5)
Architecture
268(10)
The reign of Caracalla
278(4)
Public baths
278(1)
Sarcophagi
279(3)
Overview
282(2)
The Soldier Emperors AD 235--284
284(12)
Coins
286(1)
Portraits
286(6)
Maximinus Thrax
287(1)
Balbinus
287(1)
Philip the Arab
288(1)
Trebonianus Gallus
288(2)
A female portrait
290(1)
Gallienus
290(2)
Aurelian
292(1)
The Aurelian Wall
292(2)
Sarcophagi
294(1)
Overview
295(1)
The Tetrarchs AD 284--312
296(16)
The establishment of the tetrarchy
298(1)
Architecture in Spalato
298(2)
Architecture in Rome
300(2)
Architecture in northern Greece
302(2)
Mosaics
304(3)
Portraiture
307(2)
Decennalia relief
309(2)
Overview
311(1)
Constantine AD 307--337 and the Aftermath
312(24)
Late Antique art
314(1)
Imperial monuments
314(6)
The Arch of Constantine
314(5)
The base of the Obelisk of Theodosius
319(1)
Portraits
320(3)
Architecture
323(3)
A domestic quarter and its paintings
326(4)
Sarcophagi
330(1)
Luxury articles
331(4)
Conclusion
335(1)
Roman Emperors 336(1)
Ancient Authors 336(1)
Glossary 337(4)
Select Bibliography 341(4)
Photographic Credits 345(1)
Index 346


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