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Mimetic Contagion: Art and Artifice in Terence's Eunuch

Robert Germany - History - 2016 - 240 pages
When we are confronted with a work of art, what is its effect on us? In contrast to post-Enlightenment conceptions, which tend to restrict themselves to aesthetic or discursive ...
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Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition

Emma Gee - History - 2013 - 298 pages
"This book examines the innovations of the ancient philosopher Aratus in the field of astronomy"--Provided by publisher.
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The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus

Paul Zanker - Architecture - 1990 - 385 pages
"Art and architecture are mirrors of a society. They reflect the state of its values, especially in times of crisis or transition." Upon this premise Paul Zanker builds an ...
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The Eye Expanded: Life and the Arts in Greco-Roman Antiquity

Frances B. Titchener, Richard F. Moorton - Art - 1999 - 294 pages
Sixteen contributors show in various ways that the boundary between life and art was more porous in the ancient world than it is generally felt to be now.
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The Temple of Apollo Bassitas: The architecture

Frederick A. Cooper - Architecture - 1996 - 447 pages
This substantial volume aims to provide `a comprehensive description of each and every physical attribute of the architecture of the original temple'. The Temple of Apollo of ...
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Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome

Caroline Vout - Art - 2007 - 285 pages
Through detailed analysis of a selection of material (poetry, prose and statues), this book explores how imperial power, and the authority and accessibility of the Roman ...
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Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change

Stuart J. Fleming - Art - 1999 - 208 pages
Follow the way social attitudes and historical events—among them, slavery and materialism, wars and plagues—influenced how glassworking developed in the Roman world from the ...
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