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Late Antique Art: The Problem of the Concept and the Cumulative Aesthetic

Jaś Elsner

in Approaching Late Antiquity: The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297375
eISBN:
9780191708978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297375.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the category of ‘late antique art’. It considers some of the changes in visual production — which fall basically in the 4th century — and examines how some of the characteristic ... More


The Ancient Emotion of Disgust

Donald Lateiner and Dimos Spatharas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190604110
eISBN:
9780190604134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient emotions have only recently received scholarly analysis. Disgust has experienced relative neglect even now because of social and academic disinclination to study something in which humans ... More


Building a New Ancient Rome

Lisa Maurice (ed.)

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates how the world of ancient Rome is portrayed onscreen in the Spartacus series by assessing the physical sets—including the buildings and cities, interior design, and ... More


Life and Death: The Development of Nirvana Images in the Northern Dynasties

Chuan-Ying Yen

in Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

In early Indian Buddhist art, numerous stupas were erected to store relics commemorating a past Buddha instead of depicting the death of Sakyamuni. Relic cult is the focus of Buddha worship, but in ... More


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