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Female Presence: Public Honour and Representation

Emily A. Hemelrijk

in Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses women’s public portrait statues and public funerals. Apart from offering a survey of the statues themselves and their display context, the main focus is on the inscriptions on ... More


The Role of Iconographical Programs at 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/9780190614782.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

To query the sociopolitical rationale that may have prompted the emperor Caracalla to endow such a monumental bathing facility, Chapter 3 addresses the iconographical trends that mark distinctive ... More


Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Emily Hemelrijk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book discusses women’s participation in civic life in the cities of Italy and the Latin-speaking provinces of the Roman Empire from the late first century BC to the late third century AD ... More


Form & Function

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.7
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the Roman tradition of erecting monumental columns topped by statues, which dates back to the fourth century bc. Just how great a debt the Romans owed to the Greeks for this ... More


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