OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Art of the Roman Empire: AD 100-450 (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198768630

Price(incl.tax): 
¥3,652
Author: 
Jas Elsner
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
168 x 238 mm
Pub date
May 2018
Series
Oxford History of Art
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A beautifully illustrated, new edition of the best single-volume guide to Roman and early Christian art. Provides an introduction to the great diversity of artistic styles during the period, and their context.

Index: 

Preface
1 Introduction
Part I - Images and Power
2 A Visual Culture
3 Art and Imperial Power
Part II - Images and Society
4 Art and Social Life
5 Centre and Periphery
6 Art and Death
Part III - Images and Transformation
7 Art and the Past: Antiquarian Eclecticism
8 Art and Religion
9 The Eurasian Context
Epilogue
10 Art and Culture: Cost, Value, and the Discourse of Art
Afterword: Some Futures of Christian Art
Notes
List of Illustrations
Bibliographic Essay
Timeline
Essay

About the author: 

Jas Elsner is Professor of Late Antique Art at the University of Oxford, Humfrey Payne Senior Research Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Visiting Professor of Art and Religion at the University of Chicago. In 2009 he was elected a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and since 2013 has been Principal Investigator in the Empires of Faith Project. He is married with four children and lives in Oxford.

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