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A History of Roman Art

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A History of Roman Art
Steven L. Tuck, "A History of Roman Art"
ISBN: 144433025X, 1444330268 | 2014 | EPUB | 408 pages | 133 MB

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 drawings
+ Broadly defines Roman art to include the various cultures that contributed to the Roman system
+ Focuses throughout on the overarching themes of Rome?s cultural inclusiveness and art?s important role in promoting Roman values
+ Discusses 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 developed
+ Offers 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 translation



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