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A Pompeian Herbal: Ancient and Modern Medicinal Plants

Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski - Nature - 2014 - 123 pages
When workmen excavating the ruins of Pompeii eagerly gathered the native medicinal plants growing there, Wilhelmina Jashemski discovered that this was another example of the ...
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Gardens of Pompeii

Annamaria Ciarallo - Art - 2000 - 73 pages
Pompeii - Garten - Gartenpflege - ikonografische Quellen.
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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus

Karl Galinsky - Art - 2005 - 407 pages
The age of Augustus, commonly dated to 30 BC--AD 14, was a pivotal period in world history. A time of tremendous change in Rome, Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean world ...
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Rome the Cosmopolis

Catharine Edwards, Greg Woolf - Art - 2006 - 249 pages
Rome stands today for an empire and for a city. The essays gathered in this volume explore some of the many ways in which the two were interwoven. Rome was fed, beautified and ...
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Bodies and Boundaries in Graeco-Roman Antiquity

Thorsten Fögen, Mireille M. Lee - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 325 pages
This volume examines the ways in which bodies, lived and imagined, were implicated in issues of cosmic order and social organisation in Graeco-Roman antiquity. It focuses on ...
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God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination

Richard Jenkyns - Architecture - 2013 - 407 pages
God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination is a unique exploration of the relationship between the ancient Romans' visual and literary cultures and their imagination ...
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Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Luke Roman - Art - 2014 - 380 pages
Luke Roman offers a major new approach to the study of ancient Roman poetry. In the modern interpretation of art and literature, autonomy is a central concern where 'aesthetic ...
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Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy

Emma Scioli - Art - 2015 - 288 pages
The elegists, ancient Rome s most introspective poets, filled their works with vivid, first-person accounts of dreams. Emma Scioli examines these varied and visually striking ...
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War as Spectacle: Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Display of Armed ...

Anastasia Bakogianni, Valerie M. Hope - History - 2015 - 448 pages
War as Spectacle examines the display of armed conflict in classical antiquity and its impact in the modern world. The contributors address the following questions: how and why ...
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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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