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Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World

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A major study of the art of mosaics in antiquity. Katherine M. D. Dunbabin is Professor of Classics at McMaster University, Hamilt... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

A major study of the art of mosaics in antiquity.

Autorentext

Katherine M. D. Dunbabin is Professor of Classics at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. She is author of The Mosaics of Roman North Africa and has published widely in journals.

Klappentext

First major study in English of the art of mosaics in antiquity.



Zusammenfassung
This is the first major study of the art of mosaic in antiquity. Covering over a thousand years through an area from Britain to Syria and beautifully illustrated with over 350 photographs, it studies the technical aspects and social implications of mosaics as domestic and public decoration.

Inhalt

Introduction; Part I. Historical and Regional Development: 1. Origins and pebble mosaics; 2. The invention of tessellated mosaics: Hellenistic mosaics in the east; 3. Hellenistic mosaics in Italy; 4. Mosaics in Italy: Republican and Imperial; 5. The north-western provinces; 6. Britain; 7. The North African provinces; 8. Sicily under the Empire: Piazza Armerina; 9. The Iberian peninsula; 10. Syria and the east; 11. Palestine and Transjordan; 12. Greece: the Imperial period; 13. Asia Minor, Cyprus, Constantinople; 14. Wall and vault mosaics; 15. Opus sectile; Part II. Technique and Production: 16. Craftsmen and workshops; 17. Techniques and procedures; 18. The repertory; 19. Architectural context and function; 20. The patrons; Conclusions; Maps; Glossary of ornamental patterns; General glossary.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World
Autor:
EAN: 9780521002301
ISBN: 0521002303
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 414
Gewicht: 1036g
Größe: H280mm x B216mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2013