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The Visual Experience and Reception of the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 4 combines the archaeological and art historical evidence for the Baths’ decorative program with the methodologies of urban anthropology and cognitive space theory to reconstruct the Baths of ... More


Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Across the Roman Empire, ubiquitous archaeological, art historical, and literary evidence attests to the significance of bathing for Romans’ daily routines. Given the importance of bathing to the ... More


Conclusion

David Fearn

in Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion rounds out this study, summing up the importance of the approaches taken in relation to previous more historicizing models of Pindaric scholarship. Particular emphasis is placed on ... More


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