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Enemies of Rome: Barbarians Through Roman Eyes
by Iain Ferris
The artists of Ancient Rome portrayed the barbarian enemies of the empire in sculpture, reliefs, metalwork and jewellery. This study of these images tells us a great deal about the barbarians, as well as Roman art and the Romans' view of themselves. It examines the literary and historical background to these works, and exposes the deep-seated fear of the barbarian or "prim ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Sutton Publishing
(first published September 1st 2000)
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