• All Products
      • Paperback
      • Hardcover
      • eBook
      • Audiobook

    Statues in Roman Society: Representation and Response

    By: Peter Stewart

    QTY
    -+
    $79.99
     
     
    ISBN
    9780191514241
    Date Released
    Binding
    eBook
     
     

    Instant Download

    Description
    Statues are among the most familiar remnants of classical art. Yet their prominence in ancient society is often ignored. In the Roman world statues were ubiquitous. Whether they were displayed as public honours or memorials, collected as works of art, dedicated to deities, venerated as gods, or violated as symbols of a defeated political regime, they were recognized individually and collectively as objects of enormous significance. By analysing ancient texts and images, Statues in Roman Society unravels the web of associations which surrounded Roman statues. Addressing all categories of statuary together for the first time, it illuminates them in ancient terms, explaining expectations of what statues were or ought to be and describing the Romans' uneasy relationship with 'the other population' in their midst.

    You might also like



    Accepted Payments
    QBD Proudly Supports

    Need help? Call us on (07) 3291 7444