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Statues in their Spaces

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/9780199668915.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a ‘grammar of space’ by focusing on various sites where communities of the Hellenistic period set up honorific portraits. It begins with an overview of space before turning to a ... More


Making an Honorific Portrait

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/9780199668915.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how honorific statues and portraits were made in the Hellenistic period, both by political and by artistic processes. More specifically, it considers the commissioning, control, ... More


Looking at an Honorific Portrait

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/9780199668915.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines what the honorific portraits in the Hellenistic period looked like by focusing on their appearance and context. Three categories of honorific statues are discussed: the first ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199668915.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter summarises the main arguments of the book with regards to honorific portraits of the Hellenistic period and places the findings within a broad narrative of the post-Classical ... More


Introduction

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/9780199668915.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores the power of civic ideology to control powerful outsiders and insiders — as well as the limits of this power — by focusing on honorific portraits of the Hellenistic period. It ... More


Monuments, Memory, and Status Recognition in Roman Asia Minor

Diana Y. Ng

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter re-examines the application of social memory theories and models to the study of honorific portraits and public sculptural programmes in Roman Asia Minor. Specifically, it argues that, ... More


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

John Ma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Why say thank you with a portrait statue? This book combines two different and quite specialised fields, archaeology and epigraphy, to explore the phenomenon of honorific portraits in ancient art ... More


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