The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus (Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures)

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The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus (Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures)

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Rating : 4.42 (915 Votes)
Asin : 0472081241
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 400 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-08-04
Language : English

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Language Notes Text: English, German (translation)

Examines the imperial mythology that was reflected by Roman art and architecture during the rule of Augustus Caesar

Four Stars Hannah good. Roman Art Jeffrey Leach This book is an excellent example of how art critique can be used to analyze politics and history. Paul Zanker does an exceptionally thorough job as he systematically works his way through the end of the Republic to the heights of Augustan Rome. The book includes tons of photographs, coins, maps and reproductions to illustrate appropriate points in the text. The thesis of the book is to show how art was used to convey the importance and dig. Power of Images in the Age of Augustus by Paul Zanker This is an an extraordinary book and quite relevant to analyzing our own cultural images and how they shape our thinking, beliefs, values, attitudes and most of all our behavior. Zanker shows how a culture can be radically transformed incrementally and over time by its visual images which includes art, architecture, dress, patterns of human interaction, and public entertainment. What's relevant here to our own day is how Rome was transforme

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