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Author Pollini, John.
Title From republic to empire [electronic resource] : rhetoric, religion, and power in the visual culture of ancient Rome / John Pollini.
Publication Info. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2012
Edition 1st
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ritualizing Death in Republican Rome : Memory, Religion, Class Struggle, and the Wax Ancestral Mask Tradition's Origin and Influence on Veristic Portraiture -- The Leader and the Divine : Official and Nonofficial Modes of Representation -- Appendix: A Colossal Statue of Titus or Domitian and the Neokorate Temples of Ephesos -- The Cult Statue of Julius Caesar and Heroic and Divine Imagery of Deified Leaders in the Late Republic and Early Principate -- From Warrior to Statesman in Art and Ideology : Octavian/Augustus and the Image of Alexander the Great -- Appendix: Triumphal Frieze of the Actian Victory Monument at Nikopolis -- The Ideology of "Peace through Victory" and the Ara Pacis Augustae : Visual Rhetoric and the Creation of a Dynastic Narrative -- Appendix A: The "Aeneas Panel" of the Ara Pacis -- Appendix B: The Mausoleum of Augustus and Its Quadrigate Imagery -- Appendix C: The Ustrinum Augusti -- The Acanthus of the Ara Pacis as an Apolline and Dionysiac Symbol of Anamorphosis, Anakyklosis, and Numen Mixtum -- The Smaller Cancelleria ("Vicomagistri") Reliefs and Julio-Claudian Imperial Altars : Limitations of the Evidence and Problems in Interpretation -- Appendix: The Ara Providentiae Augustae, Colossal Seated Statue of Augustus, and Julio-Claudian Ideology -- The "Insanity" of Caligula or the "Insanity" of the Jews? : Differences in Perception and Religious Beliefs -- Appendix: The Portraiture of Caligula : Myth, Reality, and Contemporary Attempts at Polychromy -- "Star Power" in Imperial Rome : Astral Theology, Castorian Imagery, and the Dual Heirs in the Transmission of Leadership.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Art -- Political aspects -- Rome.
Art, Roman.
Visual communication -- Political aspects -- Rome.
Art and society -- Rome.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
Related To Print version: 9780806142586 0806142588 (DLC) 2012013825
ISBN 0806188162 (electronic bk.)
9780806188164 (electronic bk.)
9780806142586 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0806142588 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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