9780199668915

Statues and Cities Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

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    9780199668915

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    0199668914

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/24/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


John Ma is a Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. A former Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, he has taught at Princeton and has held visiting appointments in Paris. He is interested in ancient history, especially Greek, and archaeology.

Table of Contents


Preface
Abbreviations
List of Figures
List of Plans
Introduction
Part I Statues and stories
1. Towards a grammar of honours
2. The politics of the accusative
Part II Statues and places
3. Statues in their spaces
4. Statues in their slaces
Part III Statues and families
5. The shape of private monuments
6. Private statues, public spaces
Part IV Statues as images
7. Making an honorific statue
8. Looking at an honorific statu
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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