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Architecture and Sculpture, 1169–1603

Edwin C. Rae

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: ecclesiastical reforms of the eleventh and twelfth centuries: Cistercian monasticism; the Cistercian monastery; Augustinian canons and their monasteries; ... More


The Decoration 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/9780190614782.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 2 explores various antiquarian, archaeological, and art historical evidence in order to reconstruct the decorative program of the Baths of Caracalla to the fullest extent possible, given the ... More


Sacred Space and the Fallen Warrior

Nathan T. Arrington

in Ashes, Images, and Memories: The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199369072
eISBN:
9780199369096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199369072.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter analyzes the presence of the fallen warrior in sacred space, particularly architectural sculpture. It surveys the dead on Archaic temples before addressing in detail the Parthenon, the ... More


The Frieze Concept & Draft

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.9
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter argues that the designers of the frieze of the Column of Marcus Aurelius did not face the same challenge as did the designer of the frieze of Trajan's Column. The designers of the frieze ... More


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