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Deep Classics: Rethinking Classical Reception

Shane Butler - History - 2016 - 368 pages
Fragmented, buried, and largely lost, the classical past presents formidable obstacles to anyone who would seek to know it. 'Deep Classics' is the study of these obstacles and ...
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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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