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Handbook of Roman Art
By Martin Henig

A Handbook of Roman Art

A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World

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Handbook of Roman Art by Martin Henig

Book Description

In this companion volume to Gisela Richter's Handbook of Greek Art, the subject of Roman art is treated by a team of 11 experts. Extending in time from Early Rome to Late Antiquity, and including the provinces as well as Rome and Italy, the book covers a vast scope, ranging from architecture and painting to jewellery, coins and inscriptions. Richly illustrated and with detailed notes and bibliography, this survey is a comprehensive text for all students of Roman art and civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714823010
ISBN-10: 0714823015
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 175mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Apr-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Martin Henig

Roman Sculpture from London and the South-East by Martin Henig 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 by Martin Henig 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).

Art of Roman Britain by Martin Henig Art of Roman Britain, Paperback (June 1995)

With the help of over 100 illustrations, many of them little known, Martin Henig shows that the art produced in Britannia rivals that of other provinces and deserves comparison with the art of metropolitan Rome.

Religion in Roman Britain by Martin Henig 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.

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Author Biography - Martin Henig

Martin Henig lectures on Roman Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford.

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