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Images for Classicists

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674428362

Publication Date: 10/26/2015


148 pages

6 x 9 inches

40 color photographs, 2 color illustrations, 20 halftones, 3 line illustrations, 3 maps

Harvard University Department of the Classics > Loeb Classical Monographs


  • Approaching the Visual in Ancient Culture: Principles [Kathleen M. Coleman]
  • How Did the Greeks Translate Traditional Tales into Images? [Luca Giuliani]
  • Image, Myth, and Epic on Mosaics of the Late Roman West [Katherine M. D. Dunbabin]
  • Aurati laquearia caeli: Roman Floor and Ceiling Decoration and the Philosophical Pose [Timothy M. O’Sullivan]
  • Roman Coins and the New World of Museums and Digital Images [Andrew Burnett and Dominic Oldman]
  • Approaching the Visual in Ancient Culture: Practicalities [Kathleen M. Coleman]

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