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Public Spaces, Private Statues

John Ma

in Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of private statues in public space in the Hellenistic period, with emphasis on various possibilities for interaction between the civic and the private. It first ... More


Statues in their Places

John Ma

in Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how space works for honorific statues in the Hellenistic period. More specifically, it considers how statues were organised (isolation, collocation, in series) and assesses the ... More


The Shape of Private Monuments

John Ma

in Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of ‘private’ or ‘family’ statues in public space in the Hellenistic period, along with the problems it poses to any simple interpretation of honorific statues in ... More


Movement, Gaming, and the Use of Space in the Forum

Francesco Trifilò

in Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: Movement and Space.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199583126
eISBN:
9780191804519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583126.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter shows how the location of carved game boards provides significant evidence for the way in which Roman public space was manipulated and redefined by its users. It examines both the ... More


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