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Beyond boundaries : connecting visual cultures in the Roman provinces of ancient Rome / Susan E. Alcock, Mariana Egri, and James F.D. Frakes, editors.

Alcock, Susan E; Egri, Mariana; Frakes, James F. D.
Publisher: Los Angeles Getty Publications [2016] Description: viii, [14], 386 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781606064719 (hardcover); 1606064711 (hardcover).Subject(s): Art, Roman -- Themes, motives | Art, Roman -- Provinces. -- Rome -- Italy | Roman provinces -- Antiquities. -- Europe | Rome -- Civilization
Contents: Part One : Approaches to provincial contexts. What is a province / Alicia Jiménez -- A synoecism of cultures in Roman Greece / Maria Papaioannou -- Networks : exile and tourism in the Roman Cyclades / Rebecca Sweetman -- A portrait of the artist as a mosaicist under the Roman Empire / Will Wootton -- Material matters : object, authorship, and audience in the arts of Rome's empire / Steven Hijmans. Part Two : traditions, innovation, manipulation. Developing a "sculptural habit" : the creation of a sculptural tradition in the Roman Central Balkans / Dragana Mladenović -- In search of identities : a preliminary report on the visual and textual context of the funerary monuments of Roman Macedonia / A.D. Rizakis and I. Touratsoglou -- Coins before conquest in Celtic France : an art lost to empire / Kimberly Cassibry -- Mallokouria : portraits of local elite boys in Roman Egypt / Marianne Bergmann -- The architecture of changing sacrificial practices in Pre-Roman and Roman Gaul. Part Three : Networks, movements, meaning. Celtic design, Roman ubjects : a portrait of Marcus Aurelius from rural Britain / Susan Walker -- Footsteps in stone : variability within a global culture / Louise Revell -- Objective alterity : import consumption in the ports of Roman Egypt / Jennifer Gates-Foster -- Roamn medallions in Scandinavia : shifting contexts of space, time, and meaning / Nancy L. Wicker -- The British Museum Hāritī : toward understanding transculturalism in Gandhara / Naman P. Ahuja. Part Four : local accents in the imperial context. Gods, masks, and monstra : situational syncretisms in Roman Africa / Matthew M. McCarty -- Constructed landscape : designing urban centers in Roman Africa / Thomas Morton -- Heritage and homogeneity in the coinage of early Roman Antioch / Carlos F. Noreña -- Looking at the classical past : tradition, identity, and copies of nobilia opera in Roman Greece / Valentina Di Napoli.
Summary: This book includes nineteen provocative and compelling essays by international scholars-accomplished by rich visual documentation, seven detailed maps, and an extensive bibliography-and represents the latest and most innovative scholarship in the field of art and archaelogy of the Roman provinces.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-370) and index.

Part One : Approaches to provincial contexts. What is a province / Alicia Jiménez -- A synoecism of cultures in Roman Greece / Maria Papaioannou -- Networks : exile and tourism in the Roman Cyclades / Rebecca Sweetman -- A portrait of the artist as a mosaicist under the Roman Empire / Will Wootton -- Material matters : object, authorship, and audience in the arts of Rome's empire / Steven Hijmans. Part Two : traditions, innovation, manipulation. Developing a "sculptural habit" : the creation of a sculptural tradition in the Roman Central Balkans / Dragana Mladenović -- In search of identities : a preliminary report on the visual and textual context of the funerary monuments of Roman Macedonia / A.D. Rizakis and I. Touratsoglou -- Coins before conquest in Celtic France : an art lost to empire / Kimberly Cassibry -- Mallokouria : portraits of local elite boys in Roman Egypt / Marianne Bergmann -- The architecture of changing sacrificial practices in Pre-Roman and Roman Gaul. Part Three : Networks, movements, meaning. Celtic design, Roman ubjects : a portrait of Marcus Aurelius from rural Britain / Susan Walker -- Footsteps in stone : variability within a global culture / Louise Revell -- Objective alterity : import consumption in the ports of Roman Egypt / Jennifer Gates-Foster -- Roamn medallions in Scandinavia : shifting contexts of space, time, and meaning / Nancy L. Wicker -- The British Museum Hāritī : toward understanding transculturalism in Gandhara / Naman P. Ahuja. Part Four : local accents in the imperial context. Gods, masks, and monstra : situational syncretisms in Roman Africa / Matthew M. McCarty -- Constructed landscape : designing urban centers in Roman Africa / Thomas Morton -- Heritage and homogeneity in the coinage of early Roman Antioch / Carlos F. Noreña -- Looking at the classical past : tradition, identity, and copies of nobilia opera in Roman Greece / Valentina Di Napoli.

This book includes nineteen provocative and compelling essays by international scholars-accomplished by rich visual documentation, seven detailed maps, and an extensive bibliography-and represents the latest and most innovative scholarship in the field of art and archaelogy of the Roman provinces.

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