The Art of Roman Britain
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By (author) Martin Henig
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Art of Roman Britain by Martin Henig
Book DescriptionWith the help of over 100 illustrations, many of them little known, Martin Henig shows that the art produced in Britannia--particularly in the golden age of Late Antiquity--rivals that of other provinces and deserves comparison with the art of metropolitan Rome. The originality and breadth of Henig's study is shown by its systematic coverage, embracing both the major arts--stone and bronze statuary, wall-painting and mosaics--and such applied arts as jewelery-making, silversmithing, furniture design, figure pottery, figurines and appliques. The author explains how the various workshops were organized, the part played by patronage and the changes that occurred in the fourth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415151368
(246mm x 189mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Roman Sculpture from London and the South-East, Hardback (April 2015)
This catalogue of Roman sculpture from south-east England features over 200 items in museum collections. It includes many of the finest works of art in stone and bronze from Roman Britain. The scholarly text includes analysis of the types of stone, and there are 84 pages of plates, 20 in full colour.
Roman Sculpture from the North West Midlands, Hardback (August 2004)
This catalogue of the sculptures from this region of Roman Britain covers locally carved sculptures, and provide an index of Romanisation in the far north-west of the Roman Empire - in particular at Devra (Chester), Viroconium (Wroxeter), and at Letcetum (Wall, Staffs).
Religion in Roman Britain, Paperback (August 1988)
Using a wide range of archaeological evidence, Dr Henig shows that the Roman element in religion was of much greater significance in Britain and that the natural Roman veneration for the gods gave way to meaningful expression.
Handbook of Roman Art, Paperback (April 1983)» View all books by Martin Henig
An indispensable guide to the creative output of the Roman empire.
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