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Roman Art

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In this reappraisal of the art and architecture of ancient Rome, Eve D'Ambra focuses on the personal, social and cultural identity of its subjects. The acquisition of art, whether the purchase of copies of Greek statuary, the construction of a sumptuous villa or the commissioning of a portrait head, played a crucial role in Roman society in which displays of wealth and cul ...more
Published November 13th 1998 by Cambridge University Press
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Oct 05, 2009 Pam rated it really liked it
I can't help but feel that art history is a lesser science, if it can be called one yet at all. This book was very interesting and enriched my visit to Italy, but I found myself doubting or questioning many of the authors conclusions, and not because I know anything about Roman Art but because I think much of the evidence sited seems flimsy or circumstantial to me.
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