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Art and Representation

Eugenio La Rocca.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies

June 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Ancient Roman History. 12589 words.

In recent years, the question of what constitutes art has often been asked. The question arose quite naturally from the dismissal of the traditional concept of art as imitation of the real...

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Art in Roman Britain

Ben Croxford.

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Roman History; Classical Art and Architecture. 9559 words.

The art of Roman Britain has often been sidelined or even denigrated, largely as a result of modern sensibilities concerning quality. Focusing on the moment of creation alone overlooks the...

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Art in Roman Britain

Ben Croxford.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Britain

September 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Roman History; Classical Art and Architecture. 9557 words.

The art of Roman Britain has often been sidelined or even denigrated, largely as a result of modern sensibilities concerning quality. Focusing on the moment of creation alone overlooks the...

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Children and Childhood in Roman Commemorative Art

Lena Larsson Lovén.

in The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Roman History; Classical Art and Architecture. 8136 words.

This chapter discusses visualizations of children and childhood in the commemorative arts of Roman Italy over more than three centuries (first century BC to late second century CE). During...

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Greek and Roman Theories of Art

Deborah Steiner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Ancient Greek History; Ancient Roman History. 10289 words.

This chapter examines Greek and Roman theories of art, paying particular attention to images, the notion of “ancient art theory,” the theory of mimesis, and the ideas of philosophers...

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The Historiography of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

A. A. Donohue.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Ancient Greek History; Ancient Roman History. 6976 words.

This chapter focuses on the modern historiography of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome and its relationship with modern intellectual history. It begins with an analysis of two...

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