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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Gem Mania in Rome

Marina Belozerskaya.

in Medusa’s Gaze

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 5277 words.

The ancient Romans admired and coveted colored stones and works carved from them, importing them from the territories they conquered and capturing them from their enemies. This chapter...

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The Ruin of the Eternal City

David Karmon.

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 336 pages.

In Renaissance Rome, ancient ruins were preserved as often as they were mined for their materials. Although the question of what to preserve and how continued to be subject to debate,...

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Lessing’s <i>Laocoon</i> as Analytical Instrument

Luca Giuliani.

in Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical Literature. 7469 words.

Luca Giuliani evaluates Laocoon as an ‘analytical tool’ for twenty-first-century classical archaeology. In doing so, he returns to some of the same literary case studies that so engrossed...

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