Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 20 items for:

Art x Classical History x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Clothing and the Etruscan body

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1813 words.

‘Clothing and the Etruscan body’ looks at what we know about what the Etruscans actually looked like. We know that they were probably shorter than modern Italians. In youth, they tended...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Conclusion

Nathan T. Elkins.

in The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History. 6240 words.

The strong correspondence between laudatory rhetoric in poetry and panegyric and the images that appear on Nerva’s coins allows a reinvestigation of the age-old debate regarding the agency...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6938 words.

‘Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc’ turns to a prosperous and successful period in Etruscan society, characterized by some of the most well-known iconic moments in Etruscan art, tomb...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The Etruscan language

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 916 words.

‘The Etruscan language’ describes what we know about the language of the Etruscans and how much we can decipher about them from their language. Etruscan is not an Indo-European language....

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Etruscan religion

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3539 words.

‘Etruscan religion’ aims to shed light on the apparent ‘mysterious origins’ of Etruscan religious practices. Evidence of sanctuaries and temples shows lavish architecture expenditure from...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2754 words.

‘Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art’ considers the particular Etruscan artistic style and asks whether it should be considered as a local phenomenon. What can be said about the...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The Etruscans

Christopher Smith.

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 168 pages.

This book explores Etruscan history, culture, language, and customs and examines the controversial debates about their origins, placing them within the geographical, economic, and political...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Etruscology: Its Origins and Development

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2235 words.

‘Etruscology: Its Origins and Development’ examines the scholarly study of the Etruscans and how we first became interested in this small race of people. It happened in the twelfth century...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

Nathan T. Elkins.

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History. 232 pages.

Nerva ruled from September AD 96 to January 98. His short reign provided little public building and monumental art, and study of Nerva has been the province of the historian, who often...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Imperial epilogue

Christopher Smith.

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2721 words.

‘Imperial epilogue’ looks at the demise of the Etruscan era and analyses when it actually happened and what we can glean from evidence. Land redistributions, the transformation of the...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract